Greater Augusta AARP Chapter 511 is taking part in a nationwide food drive sponsored by the AARP Foundation to support local food banks and pantries.

Drives will take place at the following locations:

* Hannaford Supermarket, Whitten Road, Augusta, on Tuesday and Wednesday.

* Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20, at Hannaford Supermarkets at Main Avenue, Gardiner; Cony Street, Augusta; and Main Street, Winthrop.

* Hussey’s General Store, Windsor, on Saturday, Oct. 20, and Sunday, Oct. 21.

* Goggin’s IGA Supermarket, Water Street, Randolph, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Thursday, Oct. 25.

* and Hannaford Supermarket, China, on Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27.

Donations of nonperishable food items such as canned soups, canned fruit and vegetables, peanut butter, pasta, pasta sauce and canned meats and fish are welcome.

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