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  • Writer's pictureJesse Flint

Feeding the Community - Donations Needed!

Updated: Apr 26, 2022

Food Pantry Community Montessori New Albany Indiana

Our Community Food Pantry has been a boon to families facing food insecurity, but the shelves are frequently emptied. Donations are desperately needed, either in the form of monetary donations online, items sent directly from Amazon, or non-perishable goods dropped off directly to the pantry.

The need for donations is even greater now, with the ending of additional funding for SNAP - the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP benefits have been enhanced throughout the peak of COVID, but after May these enhancements will be removed, and some families will find their benefits cut in half.

Linked here is the WHAS 11 coverage of this story, featuring our Community Food Pantry and our own hard working volunteer, Erin Lewis.

Items Needed (this list is not all inclusive):

- Canned Protein (Tuna/Chicken)

- Cereal

- Oatmeal

- Pancake Mix

- Pre-Packaged Meals (Chef BoyRDee, Hamburger Helper, Dinty Moore)

- Instant Potatoes

- Mac and Cheese

- Rice

- Peanut Butter and Jelly

- Spaghetti and Spaghetti Sauce

- Condiments (Ketchup, Mustard, Mayo, BBQ Sauce, Salsa, Syrup, etc...)

- Snacks

- Fruit

- Baby Care

- Feminine Care

- Water

- Shelf Stable Milk

- Juice

- Canned Soup

- Personal Care Items

- Spices

- Baking Goods

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