Deacons Food Drive
This month’s special requests:
Personal Care Items – toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc…
Here’s the information for the Deacons’ Food Drive:
The EPC Deacons collect non-perishable food items year round to support the Bucks County Housing Group Food Pantry located in Penndel, PA. Your ongoing support helps make a difference in the community.
Healthy Food Donations
As part of their new Healthy Pantry Initiative
below are some donation suggestions.
Low sodium or water packed canned meats and seafood –chicken, salmon, tuna, clams
Dried Beans, lentils and peas
Low sodium canned beans and peas. (Kidney, black, cannellini, chickpeas, black-eyed)
Shelf stable milk or non-dairy alternatives such as soy and almond milk, shelf stable dry milk and canned evaporated milk
100 % whole grains
Whole wheat pasta, brown rice, barley, wild rice, quinoa, farro
Whole grain cereal and rolled oats …Breakfast cereal with a at least 3 g of fiber
Low sodium nuts and nut butters such as peanuts, almond and cashews.
Fruits and Vegetables
Canned fruit in 100% juice or lite syrup
100 % fruit and vegetable juice
Dried fruits and vegetables with no sugar or fat
Canned tomatoes and tomato sauce
Low sodium or water packed canned vegetables -especially carrots, peas, corn, mixed vegetables.
We also like to offer fresh produce, lean meats and fresh dairy. We welcome Gift Cards to local grocery stores or monetary donations to enable us to purchase these options as needed as they have limited shelf life. Our local stores are Giant, Shop Rite, Weis and Acme.