Addison Everett’s 2nd Annual Birthday Food & Funds Drive

Food drive 2Addison Everett, a first grader at Hugh Mercer Elementary, is turning 7 on January 27, and she is celebrating by holding her 2nd Annual Food and Funds Drive to help the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. Last year before her 6th birthday, Addison saw a commercial on the Disney channel that talked about a girl who collected shoes for a village. Ever since she saw it, she has been asking to “help people” for her birthday because “she has a lot of stuff and some people have none.” After touring the food bank last year during her donation drop off, Addison decided to make giving back part of her birthday tradition. She is hoping to grow the amount of food she collects each year as she grows bigger. Last year, she collected 300 lbs. of food and has set a goal of 500 lbs for this year. According to Addison, we need to “tell people who will tell people who will tell more people so everyone can help.”

Non-Perishable Food donations can be dropped off at The Pawn King, 4521 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22407, or Domino’ s Pizza of Fredericksburg, 2010 Princess Anne St or can be picked up privately by request. To arrange a pick up, email

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