Starting this Sunday, Sept. 18, until and including Thanksgiving Sunday Oct. 9, the Altar Guild will be collecting non-perishable food items again for the Shelbourne Community Kitchen. Boxes will be in the Narthex for dropping off food. Fresh produce can be donated on Oct. 9th only. ** Items in the Fish/Beans/Nuts category are especially welcome right now.
Most needed items:
Please bring fresh produce to church on Friday, Saturday or Sunday 7-9 October only.
SCK is able to accept these items:
Vegetables: Low-sodium canned vegetables and vegetable juices, canned tomatoes, and pasta sauces
Fruits: Canned fruit, sugar-free applesauce, dried fruit, 100% fruit juices
**Fish/Beans/Nuts: Peanut/nut butters, canned tuna or salmon, canned and dried beans/lentils/pulses (chickpeas, black beans, kidney beans etc rather than baked beans or green beans)
Drinks/Dairy Alternatives: Coffee, tea, shelf- stable unsweetened milk alternatives (rice, soy, almond, coconut etc.)
Grains: Rice, pasta, whole grain cereals, oatmeal, crackers, granola bars, gluten-free options
Cooking Oils: Olive, canola, and vegetable oils
Baking/Spices: flour, baking soda, white and brown sugar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, dried basil, oregano, thyme, curry powder, cumin, chilli powders, cinnamon, baking spices etc.
Toiletries and personal hygiene supplies: toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, soaps and lotions etc.
SKC does not accept: