PORTER COUNTY | Best buddies Pet Pantry will hold a Fill the Truck pet food drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kmart parking lots at 750 Indian Boundary Road, Chesterton, and 2801 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso.
Best Buddies Pet Pantry is an all-volunteer 501c3 non-profit that provides free donated pet food to qualified families in need in Porter, Lake and LaPorte counties. The pantry's mission is to help keep families and pets together during tough economic times. More than 4,000 pounds of pet food is given monthly to family pets in need.
Donations are welcome. Pet items needed: any new/not expired/not opened dog & cat food, dog biscuits, cat treats, cat litter, re-sealable plastic gallon bags, new/gently used collars and leashes, plastic shopping bags, pet food coupons, gift cards to grocery/discount stores. Monetary donations are also accepted. All donations are tax-deductible. Visit www.bestbuddiespetpantry.org/. or see the Facebook page.