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5th Annual Food Drive set for Nov. 16-20

American Insurance is inviting all small business owners to partner with us again from Nov. 16-20 for the 5th Annual Hometown Business Food Drive. If you are ready to join us, please contact our Event Coordinator Stephanie Herbert at (208) 413-6242 or Community [at] am-ins [dot] com!

Lewiston food collections will be for the Community Action Food Banks while Clarkston donations go to the Asotin County Food Bank.  Moscow collections will be delivered to Palouse Cares for distribution.

We are hoping that many more small business owners will partner with us to help our community through the COVID challenges we've had in 2020," said John Sullivan, CEO of American Insurance. “Together our local small businesses will do what we do best – show that we support the needs in our communities. We are the backbone of local support that helps make our communities be such wonderful places to live, work and raise our families - no matter what else is happening in the world around us.


  • Contact Us to be a partner by contacting our Event Coordinator Stephanie Herbert at (208) 413-6242 or Community [at] am-ins [dot] com. There are no costs to you to participate. 
  • Place a Poster at your business will announce your Food Drive participation and the date when you and your employees will bring bags of food to work (between Nov. 16-20 - we can provide a poster.) 
  • Support local grocers & partners --  Bring food from your own pantry or visit our partners at the Grocery Outlet on Thain in Lewiston; or at Rick’s Family Foods on Highland or Heights Family Foods in Clarkston; or to the Moscow Food-Co-Op in Moscow for discounted bagged food.
  • Picture & Pickup Time – Schedule the time for us to pick up your donations and we will take a picture of you and your employees. 
  • Social Media Posts of your business name will be tagged, and your staff picture will be posted on our Facebook page to help publicize the food drive and your participation. You can share our posts with your friends and customers too. And, we even BOOST or pay to expand the reach of these posts during the week of the event.
  • Newspaper Ads will announce the results of Hometown Business Food Drive and list your business or name as a participant.
  • Download this Lewiston chamber flyer or the Moscow chamber flyer for more information about our event!

American Insurance coordinates the food drive and has their agents pick up the food and deliver it to the food banks.  We arrange and pay all expenses related to publicity, social media, and newspaper ads.  The Hometown Business Food Drive shows how small business owners can partner together to make a huge impact for families in need in our communities. 

Questions? You can send a message here to contact Stephanie Herbert, our American Insurance Event Coordinator, or contact her at community [at] am-ins [dot] com or (208) 413-6242.

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