Food Donations Sought for Riverside Youth Shelter, Child Trafficking Victims

The Women Against Child Trafficking organization is sponsoring a food drive this month to collect supplies for the youth shelter in Riverside. Items may be dropped off at four local locations.

The shelter, which houses victims of child trafficking, is in need of perishables and non-perishable items, including hamburger buns, hot dog buns, chips, turkey meat, bread, peanut butter, jelly, cookies, ice cream, flour tortillas, fruit, lettuce, cereal, milk, ground beef, soup, rice, yogurt, sugar, powdered drinks and similar items.

Local collection sites include:

Boston Billie's, 26850 Cherry Hills Blvd., Sun City

Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce, 29683 New Hub Drive, Suite C, Menifee

Home Again Consignment and Gift Boutique, 42030 C Street, Murrieta

Pure Salon and Boutique, 24810 Washington Ave., Murrieta

Items must be dropped off before July 31. Grocery gift cards are also welcome.


  1. I made a huge batch of homemade jam from my plum tree. Are home canned items ok to donate?