» Food Shelf Reminder

Posted on: August 8, 2018

“Make us toil, make us strong
Toting bags where they belong”
(to the Hallie Q Brown Center food shelf!)

Our volunteers are ready to haul your donations from church to our local food shelf. These are especially needed in summer, when kids can’t get free breakfast and lunch at school. There are bins in the narthex and Gathering Space where you can leave your donations.

Contact Dave Borton (dave@sidewalkmystic.com), Marvin Cadwell (susie46buffy@gmail.com), or Gwen Odney (gnodney@icloud.com) with questions or to volunteer to help move donations down the road to the community center.

Here is a list of the most needed food items for the Hallie Q Brown food shelf:
1. canned beans
2. peanut butter, or other nut butters
3. rolled oats
4. canned fruit in juice, not in light or heavy syrup
5. canned vegetables, with no or low-sodium
6. low-sodium soups
7. canned tuna in water
8. canned chicken
9. rice
10. nuts
11. seeds
12. shelf stable milk
13. pasta
14. low-sodium pasta sauce
15. canned stews
16. unsweetened apple sauce
17. whole grain, low-sugar cold cereals
18. olive or canola oil
19. canned tomatoes
20. dried fruits (no sugar added)
21. honey
22. chicken, beef and vegetable broths and stock

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