Boy Scouts Camping for Food This Weekend in Newport

Updated 3 years ago

Boy Scout Troop 63 of Newport will be braving the cold temperatures this weekend in hopes of bringing Thanksgiving dinner to those in need.The scouts will be living in tents in front of Bud’s Shop and Save off of Route 2 and 100 in Newport.They’re collecting non-perishable food items that will go to the Newport Community Food Bank.The bank serves Newport and surrounding areas.Last year, they collected over 15-hundred pounds and camped out for one night, this year they hope to double that and will be camping out for two nights.Camping for Food will end Sunday at noon.


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