Items food banks find helpful

A list of items that are very much appreciated by food bank and food sharing programs.

Protein—beans, fish, oysters, sardines, seeds and nuts

Chicken and meat

Yeast; Flour

Juice boxes and crystals

Vegetables

Cheese

Onions

Ketchup and mustard

Laundry soap

Pasta and noodles

Mayonnaise

Pepper and salt

Rice

Soup

Feminine hygiene products

Toothbrush, toothpaste

Body wash; Hand soap

Shampoo that has conditioner in it

Funds – grocery store gift cards

Socks

 

Stale-dated items are not useful; they must often be thrown out.

 

The Boundary Creek Times is accepting non-perishable food bank donation

 

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