Blessed Sacrament

Welcome to the 30th Annual
Blessed Sacrament Greg Gannon Canned Food Drive

Food Drive is Saturday, December 2nd, rain or shine!

This week teams will deliver empty grocery bags to doorsteps in our parish neighborhoods. On Saturday, December 2nd, teams will gather at Blessed Sacrament Church at 8:30 a.m. for a prayer service and refreshments, before heading out to pick up bags filled with cans in their territories.

We need territory leaders, territory helpers, and parish center collection site volunteers. If you have any questions, please contact Meredith Ficca at or (301) 674-1043.

Confirm your territory here by logging in!  Or sign up for the first time here!

DRIVE SUPPLIES: Territory Leaders, pick up your supplies during these hours at the parish center off of the blacktop during these times:

  • Saturday,11/25 (3-5:30pm)
  • Sunday, 11/26 (10-2pm)
  • Monday, 11/27 (3-5:00pm)
  • Tuesday, 11/28 (3-5pm)

Supplies include bags, flyers, t-shirts, thank you door hangers, a can count sheet, and a map of your territory).

DISTRIBUTE BAGS: Distribute the bags with flyer stapled to them by Thursday, November 30th to all houses in your territory.  Please follow the map you were given and do not cross your outside boundary street.  

DRIVE DAY: December 2nd

  • 8:30 a.m.: Meet in the Parish Center off of the black top for coffee and doughnuts,  then into the Church for a quick send off prayer service
  • Then, teams head out into territories to collect those bags, full of cans!
  • Finally, count your cans, and bring collected bags to the GEICO Friendship Heights parking lot where we will have representatives from food pantries ready to take your food!

 If your family or business is interested in sponsoring our event, please contact: Rick Gannon at

Helpful Hints & FAQ's:

What is the Greg Gannon Canned Food Drive?
Event Snap Shot
What do I need to know about territories and volunteering? 
Helpful Hints for Territory Leaders
Photo Illustration of Drive
Can Count Sheet

Thank you to our generous sponsors: