ST. MARTIN’S FOOD PANTRY REPORT 9/6/2021

SHORTAGES: In order of need - (1) canned soup (current stock well below needs for coming weeks), (2) pasta sauce, (3) “meals in a can” (stew/canned pasta/chili/etc.), (4) dry unsweetened cereal, and (5) canned fruit.


Also needed: diapers sizes newborn, 2, and 6, as well as Similac Blue, Pediasure, and the adult supplement Ensure. Baby wipes, child and adult-size pull-ups are also welcome.


•Plastic newspaper bags and plastic grocery bags are always needed.


•Not needed at this time: mac & cheese and tuna/canned meat/canned fish (over three months supply on hand), paper grocery bags and egg cartons.


(Client numbers for the week ending 6 September will be provided next week.)


Thanks as always to our food donors and volunteers – the Pantry could not function without you!


OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP AT ST. MARTIN’S FOOD PANTRY


There are many opportunities this summer for high school students and adults to help at St. Martin’s Food Pantry. If interested leave a message with contact information for us at (240) 676-9640.


Sunday: 12 noon - 4:00pm. Receive donations from church/individuals and then sort and stack them.


Monday: 7:00am - 12 noon. Distribute food to clients and receive donations form businesses/churches and sort and stack them.


Thursday: 11:00am - 12:30pm. Receive Celestial Manna donation and put in walk-in refrigerator.


Saturday: 3:00pm to 4:30pm. Receive Lancaster County Dutch Market donation and put in walk-in refrigerator.



Costco pickup during August: Need volunteers to go to Costco around 9:00am and pickup donations of bread, sweets, veggies and water and deliver to Food Pantry. Drivers needed on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Also need stand-by drivers for Costco on Monday and Wednesday if called for pickup.

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