Our local food bank, SHARE, is desperately in need of food. We are asking that you contribute any items you can from their list by bringing them to the meeting on Saturday, February 4, 2023. If anyone cannot attend the meeting, please drop off your donations at Diane Layton’s house. Email us for her phone number.

SHARE Outreach serves those in need in Amherst, Mont Vernon, Milford, and Brookline with the basic necessities of life. The SHARE Food Pantry is a lifeline for many in the area. In September, food for 19,000 meals was distributed. Currently, they are serving approx. 100 families per month, including many elderly, and their numbers are growing.

Current Most Wanted Items:

    Cooking Oil
    Salad Dressing: Italian and Ranch
    Condiments (mayo, ketchup, relish, mustard, BBQ Sauce)
    Snacks, including granola bars, mixed fruit cups, cheese and crackers, peanut butter crackers, etc.
    Cold Cereals (like original Cheerios)
    Juice, Juice Boxes
    Broth or Stock: Chicken, Beef, Vegetable
    Canned Tomato: Diced, Stewed, Whole
    Sugar and flour
    Dog and cat food
    Paper Towels and Toilet Paper

Could also use:

    Plain uncooked rice, instant mashed potatoes, dried beans and lentils, plain pasta, plain Quaker Quick Oats, canned chicken or fish, canned vegetables, tomato sauce, canned soup, bouillon cubes or powder, dried herbs or garlic or onion, canned evaporated milk, boxed milk, powdered milk, mixed fruit cups, cornbread and brownie mixes, PB & J.

    Toiletries: Toothbrushes, toothpaste, bar soap, shampoo, conditioner, feminine products
    Diapers (esp. Large) and wipes. Brown paper bags.