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Free Food Bank Rides

14 Nov 2017

Whether you’re volunteering or donating goods to fill your food bank’s holiday needs, Fasten wants to help you get to and from hassle-free.

Get up to $20 off any ride to and from your local food bank, 11/20 – 11/22.

Have other Thanksgiving giving plans but know someone who can take advantage of this? Help them out by letting them know. They’ll thank you.

Unless you’re staying to volunteer, make sure to tell your driver that you’re just dropping off goods but will need to end the ride and request a second ride right after. That way you can take full advantage of the $20 off each way and you’ll have a driver right there. And while you’re at it, every dollar you tip your driver we’re matching for you in free ride credit, 11/20 – 11/26. So tip big!!


Austin — Central Texas Food Bank
Collection hours, 11/20–11/22, are 8am — 5pm

6500 Metropolis Dr., Austin, TX 78744

What’s needed most

-healthy, non-perishable food
-items with intact, un-opened, consumer or commercial packaging
-items with non-breakable packaging (no glass please)
-food within the expiration date on the packaging

Some of their most requested items are:
-peanut butter; canned chicken breast or tuna; canned low sodium vegetables; canned fruit in its own juice (no sugar added); dry pinto beans; brown rice; non-fat dry milk powder; 100% whole grain cereal

When dropping your donations, please enter through the gated entrance off Burleson Dr, to access the warehouse loading docks. Park at the middle loading dock and a Food Bank staff member will be there to assist you.

Interested in volunteering? Visit


Boston — Greater Boston Food Bank
70 South Bay Avenue, Boston, MA 02118

Collection hours, 11/20–11/22, are 8am — 2:30pm

General Guidelines
-They accept all non-perishable (not frozen or refrigerated), sealed, unexpired food
-They also accept unopened toiletries (shampoo, soap, shaving cream, etc.) that should be kept separate from any food donation
-They prefer non-glass containers for the safety of volunteers

For a more detailed list, visit


Interested in volunteering? Visit


Happy Thanksgiving!
Team Fasten