To Our Very Loyal and Generous Food Shelf Donors:
Thank you so much for your generous financial donations and for the groceries donated during 2021. You should know that you donated 32,302 pounds of food which included many hundreds of pounds of fresh produce from your gardens and enough turkeys and dinner fixings for about 100 families.
Although your grocery donations are much appreciated and when appropriate, put into our client’s groceries, occasionally there are items that are not on our shopping list for clients. We have included a list of the items that are on the shopping list to help guide you in your purchases at the grocery store.
Thank you once again for your generous donations and charitable acts towards your fellow residents of Colchester.
Grocery Items on Shopping List:
Cereals: Cheerios, Oatmeal, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies
Baking Mixes: brownies, cake, corn muffins
Baking Supplies: vegetable oil, brown sugar, sugar, flour
Pasta Sauce: tomato-based or Alfredo
Pasta: spaghetti, elbow, rice
Household: dish liquid, laundry soap, household cleaner
Personal Hygiene: deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, shaving cream
Canned Vegetables: beets, corn, cream corn, diced tomatoes, green beans, and peas
Soups: hearty soups: Progresso or Campbell Chunky with beef or chicken
Canned Meats: tuna or chicken
Jelly: grape or strawberry
Juice: Apple or Cranberry
Coffee or Teabags
Colchester Community Food Shelf Board of Directors