Please give generously for the families we serve. Please review this week’s bulletin got an updated list of needed items. Thank you!
MUCH NEEDED ITEMS FOR OUR PANTRY:
Pancake Mix & Syrup
Peanut Butter & Jelly
Ketchup & Mustard
Pudding Cake Mix
We are greatly in need of travel-size toiletries of all sorts, especially razors, shaving cream, deodorant, and toothpaste for the Father McKenna Center, a shelter for homeless men. We also need new underwear in M-XXL sizes for men, both briefs and undershirts. You can leave donations marked “McKenna Center” in the pantry.
GIFT CARD DONATIONS:
We are always in need of ALDI, Costco, CVS, Dollar Tree, Giant, Rite Aid, Safeway, Sam’s, Shoppers and Shop Rite Gift Cards in order to help keep our pantry shelves well stocked.
Our families may visit the Pantry twice a month.With an average of 75 monthly visits, we need at least 75 of each of the grocery items listed below for every month. The list below is an example of what our families receive at each of their Pantry visits. They are paper towel, toilet tissue, cereal, mac&cheese, rice, tuna or salmon, canned meat, canned pasta, beans, pasta, pasta sauce, soup, fruit, jelly, peanut butter, juice, ketchup, mustard, pudding, crackers, pancake mix, syrup, cake mix, frosting, popcorn, Pop Tarts, tea, snacks and two vegetables. Once a month they receive laundry detergent, dish detergent, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, a toothbrush and face soap. Our parish family has been wonderful in helping us to provide the necessary food supplies to keep our shelves stocked. Whenever we runlow on supplies, we are able to use PantrydonationsandPoorBox funds when available.However,itisstillahuge undertaking. Wesincerelyappreciateyourcontinuing support! God bless all of you for your generosity!
Please donate socks and undershirts for the gift boxes for SOME, So Others Might Eat. Also, if anyone has time to wrap some shoeboxes, please give me a call at 301-937-1396. Your continued support of this program is what makes it successful.