Operation Holiday is still seeking food donations as it prepares for its distribution event next week.
According to a news release Friday, Operation Holiday said about 13,000 people have signed up for help. That means it needs a minimum of 100,000 food items. Right now, the group said, it has left than half of that.
Operation Holiday said it has a particular need for canned soup, proteins and peanut butter. The organization said it also needs blankets and coats, which are distributed with the food.