YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation is starting its 30th annual food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley Monday.

Donations will be accepted at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, Akiva Academy, Temple El Emeth, Children of Israel Congregation and Congregation Ohev Beth Sholom.

Director Bonnie Deutsch Burdman says it’s been a part of their new year for over 30 years.

“We’re coming into the Jewish New Year. We all taken an opportunity to reflect on the past and look forward to a good, hopeful, sweet new year,” Burdman said.

Items needed the most year-round are peanut butter, cereal, canned vegetables, canned fruit, tuna fish, dry pasta, canned soup and macaroni and cheese.

The drive will run through October 20th.

Checks payable to Second Harvest Food Bank can also be dropped off at the Jewish Community Center,