THANKSGIVING BASKET PROGRAM

 

Please help us help our neighbors in need!


Once again, we are preparing for our annual holiday program.  This year we project that we will need to distribute approximately 1,600 complete dinners.  We are reaching out to the community for assistance in this effort.

 Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated.

WE NEED TURKEYS!!!

WE CAN START ACCEPTING TURKEYS, LARGE CHICKENS AND HAMS ON OCTOBER 24th

WE ALSO ASK FOR $$$ DONATIONS TO ASSIST US IN PURCHASING

ITEMS WE MAY NOT HAVE ENOUGH OF.

We have already begun collecting all the trimmings needed to make a holiday dinner.  Below is a list of the foods currently needed to prepare the Thanksgiving bags.


THANKSGIVING FOOD NEEDS LIST

  • turkey, turkey breast, ham or large chicken
  • stuffing
  • instant mashed potatoes
  • fresh yams
  • canned turkey gravy
  • canned corn (low-salt if possible)
  • hearty & regular soups (low-salt if possible)
  • apple, cranberry, grape or other 100% fruit juice (32oz)
  • regular tea bags & coffee
  • nuts, mini-marshmallows, pickles
  • salad dressing
  • muffin or roll mix
  • brownie or cake mix and icing
  • canned fruit
  • Parmalat, powdered milk, evaporated & soy
  • canned pumpkin

 

* We can also use: fresh potatoes, onions, apples and oranges.

Please keep them and the turkeys separate and tell us you brought them so they don’t get overlooked.


HOLIDAY DONATION DELIVERY HOURS

During October and November, food can be delivered to the warehouse

Mon. – Thurs. from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and Fridays by prior arrangement.

Please call our office to schedule your delivery so we will be prepared.

We will also be open for food donation drop-off on Wednesday, November 7 & 14 until 7:45 pm.

We close at noon on Wednesday, November 21st and will be closed Thanksgiving and the day after.

For more information, call 973-538-8049 or e-mail us at: interfaithfoodpantry@mcifp.org.

For directions, use Google Maps or visit our website at www.mcifp.org.


See you at the Turkey Trot!

For more info, call 973-538-8049 or e-mail us at interfaithfoodpantry@mcifp.org.