Category: non-food

“just $31.50 a week, $4.50 a day, or $1.50 a meal”

Secretary John Polanowicz kicked off the SNAP Challenge this week with a shopping trip at Save-A-Lot in Springfield to highlight the importance of this benefit as a front line defense against hunger. The Secretary is joining his family, Congressman James McGovern, Department of Transitional Assistance Commissioner Stacey Monahan, Senator Jamie Eldridge and participants across the… Read more »



Current needs – June 2012

The current needs for the Food Pantry can be found in this listing: Health & Beauty – Shampoo, Soap, Deodorant, Razors, etc.Paper Products – Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Feminine, etc.Cleaning Products – All Purpose Cleaners, Laundry, Dish, etc.Condiments – Ketchup, Mustard, Mayo, Salad Dressing, etc.Canned Meat / Fish / TunaCoffee / TeaFlavored Rice / Pasta… Read more »



How to Make Homemade Fabric Softener

Sent to you by Steve Sherlock via Google Reader: How to Make Homemade Fabric Softener via My Earth Garden by Michael Nolan on 3/28/12 I never expected my post on homemade laundry detergent to become one of the most visited pages on this site, but even a year and a half after I wrote it… Read more »



Current needs

The current needs list of food and non-food items You can also view the doc online herehttps://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0wjbnXDBhczWHRQNUo1YzRZTmM



Food and non-food collection ideas

1 – You can collect food and non-food items from your neighborhood or as suggested gifts for a party. 2 – One youth birthday party idea had a scavenger hunt theme. Each participant bought an item of food or non-food that began with the same letter of the alphabet as the birthday person’s name. They made… Read more »