The Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive will take place at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Monday, November 21, 2016. Food donations will be accepted on Monday, November 21, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Several months before the event, applications are taken from families in need who live within the city limits of Longview. Application deadline is October 31, 2016. The pre-approved families who are selected to receive a food box will be notified by letter ahead of time and will be instructed to come to Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at a time designated in their letter, to collect their food box. Donations consist of canned goods, bread, staples, frozen meats, and monetary donations. Each box will contain: 2 cans of green beans, 2 cans of corn, 2 cans of green peas, 2 cans of misc. peas or beans, 2 cans of soup, 1 bag of pasta, 1 canned meat, 1 dessert, 2 boxes of Jello mix, 1 can of cranberry sauce, 1 loaf of bread, 1 canned fruit, 1 misc. vegetables, and 1 misc. powdered drink mix. For further information please contact Horaney's at 903-753-3661, Longview Community Ministries at 903-753-3561, Caring and Sharing at 903-234-9521, New Gate at 903-757-6146 or the Salvation Army at 903-215-8463, or visit Longview Thanksgiving Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/LongviewThanksgiving/.