St. Luke's Physical Therapy announced their annual food drive will begin Monday, Dec. 5, and continue through Monday, Dec. 19.

The food drive will benefit families in Carbon and Schuylkill counties through the Tamaqua Salvation Army and Lansford Food Pantry.

Items will be accepted at St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital Lobby, ground floor and St. Luke's Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, fifth floor of the hospital.

Also, items can be taken to St. Luke's Physical Therapy locations, including Coaldale, St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, fourth floor; Jim Thorpe, 693 Route 903; Mahanoy City, 926 West Center Street; and West Penn, 2083 West Penn Pike, Suite 7.

Suggested items to donate include canned fruits and vegetables; canned meats and tuna; canned soups and stews; pasta and rice; and peanut butter and jelly.