HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Foodbank’s annual food drive has gone virtual for the second year in a row.

The decision was made after Gov. David Ige decided to limit gathering restrictions in response to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases.

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Those who want to help can do so in three ways:

  • Visit the Hawaii Foodbank website and donate food virtually; Every dollar helps provide food for more than two meals
  • :Donate much-needed items
    • Canned protein such as tuna or chicken.
    • Prepared canned meals such as soup and pasta.
    • Canned fruit and vegetables.
    • Rice in two to five pound bags.
  • Spread the word on social media

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The Hawaii Foodbank has distributed more than 27 million meals since the pandemic began in March 2020.