Hunger Action Month Food Collection 9/5 – 9/30
September 5 @ 9:00 am - September 30 @ 12:00 pm
September is National Hunger Action Month and the JFS Food Pantry & Assistance Program is collecting newly purchased, non-perishable items to stock it’s shelves. Here are the most requested foods and our food donation guidelines: Cereal (all types for adult and children) Soups and broths (cans and boxed) Canned meals/meats and fish such as Canned Chicken, Stew, Chili, Chef Boyardee or store brand canned pasta; canned salmon; solid or chuck white tuna Boxed Pasta (angel hair, fettuccini, elbows, shells, bowties, rigatoni, orzo, ditalini, penne, ziti, bagged egg noodles, rotini, tri-color rotini, linguine, spaghetti, whole grain) Gluten Free pasta such as chick pea or lentil pasta Condiments such as BBQ sauce; salad dressing; mayo; mustard; ketchup Canned vegetables such as corn or creamed corn; sliced carrots; French style green beans; potatoes (diced, sliced or whole); beets; sauerkraut Canned Fruits or fruit cups (especially those in water or light syrup/no sugar added) such as applesauce, mandarin oranges, pineapple (all types), pears, peaches, fruit cups. Tea bags/Instant, decaf or regular coffee Check and verify that all items are not past their use by/best buy or expiration date. Avoid oversized containers and packaging, as they are awkward and difficult to carry and transport home by our pantry guests and many of our visitors are one and two member households. Food can be dropped off Wednesday or Thursdays between 9-12 or you can call for an alternate time. If you have any questions, please contact Sandy Hagan at email@example.com or 203-397-0796.