The Liederkranz will collect donations of non-perishable food items at its annual Oktoberfest celebration in Lower Alsace Township.
The items will then be turned over to the food bank, which distributes food to more than 280 charitable agencies in Berks, Schuylkill and western Montgomery counties.
Oktoberfest will take place Oct. 3 and 4, starting at 5 p.m., and Oct. 5 and 6, starting at noon, at the Reading Liederkranz on Spook Lane in Lower Alsace Township.
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