The Friendship Circle will be putting together the backpack food bags for the needy children of Somerset County for the Food Bank on Monday, September 12, at BUMC. We are inviting any members of our congregation to help us with the gathering of food for this activity.
The list provided by the Somerset County Food Bank includes the following:
-chef Boyardee pasta mini meals (microwaveable flip top 7.5oz cans of Ravioli, spaghetti w/ meatballs, beef-a-roni, lasagna, mac& cheese, rice w/chicken&rice)
-tuna or chicken (ready to eat pouches or 3 oz flip-top cans)
-milk (8 oz boxes)
-juice boxes (8 oz)
-Kraft easy mac& cheese microwaveable packets
-cold cereal (small individual-boxes or pouches)
-Oatmeal packets (microwaveable)
-peanut butter “to go” (small, individual)
-ramen noodle chicken packets
-pudding cups, fruit cups, applesauce cups, etc.
-snack sized: peanut butter crackers, granola bars, pretzels, cookies, chips, goldfish, etc.
We will have bins in the Mission Closet for any donations starting on August 27. Do not put your donations into the food barrels but rather in the bins for the Friendship Circle Collection. If you have any questions, please call Nancy Manger