A Mobile Food Drop will be held for families and people in need on Friday, Oct. 4, at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena.

This event is for residents of Wadena County. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with food distribution starting at 11 a.m. There is no cost for the food. Please bring boxes or baskets with which to carry food home.

In addition to food distribution, various services and programs will be available to those attending. Volunteers are needed for three shifts to set up, unload the truck, distribute food and clean up. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Mary Phillipe at 218-736-5147.

This food drop is sponsored by Tri-County Health Care, United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena Counties and North Country Food Bank of Crookston. For a listing of programs and initiatives funded by United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena Counties or to donate, call United Way at 218-736-5147 or visit www.uwotw.org