Volunteers Packing Food

Get Your School, Business or Organization Involved

There are many ways you can support our neighbors in need

Host a 'friendraiser':

  • Cocktails, barbeque or other event at your home

  • Home party event where a portion of the sales benefit our pantries

  • Neighborhood Garage sale with proceeds benefitting our pantries

  • Neighborhood Food Drive
     

Get your child's school involved

  • Coin Collection Drive

  • "Wear Orange" Day

  • No uniform or hat day

Get your place of business involved

  • Jeans Day

  • Chili cook-off, pancake breakfast or other event                                                             

  • Brown Bag day                                                                                                               

  • Sponsor or organize a team at our Shopping Cart Shuffle 5K

  • Sponsor or host a table at our HarvestFest dinner/auction
     

Get your congregation involved

Hold a food drive for one or more of the most needed items (no glass containers please!):

  • Canned Chicken (In Water)

  • Canned Tuna (In Water)

  • Whole Grain Cereal

  • Oatmeal

  • Whole Grain Pastas

  • Brown Rice

  • Canned Fruit in Juice

  • Low Sodium Canned Vegetables

  • Instant Breakfast Drink Mix (No Sugar Added)

  • Low Sodium Pasta Sauces

  • Low Sodium Soups

  • Spices and Seasonings 

  • Dry, Whole Beans

  • Lentils
     

Hold a themed collection drive:

  • Diaper Drive

  • Toiletries (Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Deodorant, etc.)

  • Paper Goods (Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Napkins, Kleenex)

  • Cleaning Supplies (Dishwashing Soap, Laundry Detergent, Cleaning Spray, etc.)

  • Diapers (All sizes needed—3T through adult)

  • School Supplies
     

Turn an already planned event into a "Picnic with a Purpose"

 

Questions or other ideas about how to support our neighbors in need?  Contact Heather Kash, Development Director, at Heather@NeighborhoodFP.org

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