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Coast Guard Holding Food Drive

WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — The Coast Guard station in Winchester Bay is holding its annual food drive.

The goal for this year is to collect 3,000 non-perishable food items for local food banks. Petty Officer 1st Class Ben Snider says for every food item donated, a local Coast Guardsman will run, bike or swim one mile.

Donations can be dropped off or mailed to Coast Guard Station Umpqua River, located at 335 Beach Blvd., Winchester Bay, OR 97467.

The food drive lasts through November 15.

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