MCSC FOOD DRIVE
November 14 - December 12
Interfaith Food Pantry – Serving Morris County
As we head into the November/December 2017 holiday season, let’s remember and help our Morris County neighbors who need food for everyday as well as holiday celebrations. We are partnering with the Interfaith Food Pantry (Morris County), a community of neighbors helping neighbors committed to ending hunger and supporting self sufficiency. Please consider donating food and special need items which will be collected at our formal meetings (at the FairBridge Hotel in East Hanover) on November 14th and December 12th as well as the informal meeting on November 28th (at the Auld Shebeen at the Hanover Marriott)
FRUITS & VEGETABLES: Canned fruit, canned in its own juice or with “no sugar added”; Canned vegetables (especially corn) with “low sodium” or “no salt added”; 100% fruit juice (32 oz.); Spaghetti / Pasta Sauce, Tomato Products (sauce, crushed, whole, diced, paste, puree, etc.)
GRAINS: Cereal – low sugar, high fiber; Oatmeal; Pasta / Whole Wheat Pasta; White Rice / Brown Rice – 1 or 2 lb. sizes preferred
DAIRY: shelf stable low fat (1%) or non-fat dairy products; Parmalat (shelf stable 32 oz. size); Dry Milk (1-qt. package); Evaporated milk; Calcium-fortified Milk alternatives such as soy, rice or almond milks
PROTEIN: products with “no salt added”, “low sodium”, canned in water; canned pork & beans, pinto, red or white kidney beans; Dried Beans; Tuna fish, Salmon and other canned fish; Peanut Butter (18 oz. size is preferred); canned Meats and Meals such as Ravioli, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Hash, Stew; canned Chicken
SIDE DISHES: Rice-A-Roni or other rice mixes; Hamburger/Tuna Helper; Instant/Dried potatoes; Stuffing mix
SOUPS: condensed / hearty varieties; low-sodium varieties
BABY ITEMS: Enfamil infant formula; Baby Food (fruits, vegetables, meats & meals) – Stages 1, 2 and 3; Baby Cereal – Oatmeal; Diapers – Sizes N, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6; Pull ups – Sizes 2T, 3T-4T, & 4T-5T; Baby Wipes
OTHER & SPECIALTY ITEMS: Tea (100 ct. box); Resealable Sandwich and Quart Size Plastic Bags; Gluten-Free products; Boost or Ensure – regular; Boost Glucose Control or Glucerna; Adult Depends; Empty Copy Paper Boxes (8½ “ x 11” – used to sort & store food donations in the warehouse).
YOUR GENEROSITY IS APPRECIATED!