OAKWOOD, Ill. (WCIA) — Kickapoo State Park in Oakwood will be the site of a kids fishing event on Saturday that will double as a food drive for the food pantry of St. Paul’s Catholic Parish in Danville.

Sign-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. and fishing will begin half an hour later. Kids between the ages of one and 15 will need a parent to sign a waiver and all participants must bring a minimum of four items from the following list to participate:

  • Cereal
  • Complete pancake mix
  • Syrup
  • Ramen noodles
  • Mac & cheese
  • Spaghetti
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Rice
  • Boxed potatoes
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Canned vegetables, fruit, tuna, chicken, pasta, soup and beef stew

There will be prize giveaways at the door and fishing raffle prizes, including a SixGill Saga Split, Karve 2000 and tackle bag from Reaction Tackle. The first 50 kids will also get to paint their own lure.

Bait will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.