MFPD hosts Holiday Food Drive Saturday

The Mehlville Fire Protection District will host a Holiday Food Drive from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the district’s Engine House No. 5, 11020 Mueller Road.

Canned foods will be accepted as well as donations to help those in need during the holidays. All canned foods and donations will go to Feed My People. The canned food drive will begin today — Dec. 1 — and continue through Dec. 17.

Children can meet with Santa and parents can take photos. Firefighters will be available for photos and to teach children about fire safety.

Visitors also will be able to view fire truck and fire gear displays. Public fire and EMS educational material will be distributed. District officials encourage parents to bring their cameras.

For additional information about the event, call (314) 894-0420.