JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The city is stepping up with several local companies to help victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, along with Duval County Schools and Winn-Dixie Supermarkets are launching a food drive to help those affected by Sandy.
"Many people have been without power. Others have lost wages and some have lost their homes," said Mayor Brown. "I know the images on the news may stir some painful memories for those of us who have survived storms in the past, but those images say it all. There are people out there who need our help."
People can donate non-perishable food items such as canned goods, uncooked rice and dry pasta at the following locations:
Monday, Nov. 5, 2012:
· City Hall, 117 W. Duval St., 32202
· Ed Ball Building, 214 N. Hogan St., 32202
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012:
· Jacksonville Public Library - Main Library, 303 North Laura St., 32202
· JTA - Rosa Parks/FSCJ Station, 201 W. Union St., 32202
· JEA - Tower lobby, 21 W. Church St., 32202
Wednesday, Nov. 7:
· Duval County Public Schools
Friday, Nov. 9: 8:30 a.m.
· Veterans Job Fair, Prime Osborn Convention Center
Monday, Nov. 12: 11 a.m.
· Veterans Day Parade, Prime Osborn Convention Center