Bread House Week 25

Week 25 has come and gone! By the time you read this, we will have been open for half a year already! We started off working out of an SUV and now a more permanent home.
On another note of good news, Destin Harvest came back this week, which is a huge help! We did not get as much meat as we usually do, but it was certainly better than last week. The people are happy with whatever they can get. A lady stopped by who lives in the neighborhood. She commented that we have a food pantry here in Shalimar and expressed how great that is! More importantly, she asked what we needed because she was going to the store to bring us back whatever we needed. I guess the word is getting out; we are here!

Week 25 Numbers
Bags Collected - 242
Bags Given Out - 284
Gift cards Given Out - 0
Members Served - 272

Total Numbers
Bags Collected - 6805
Bags Given Out - 6342 (23.8 tons)
Gift cards Given Out - 166 (over $7100)
Members Served - 3624

*Focus items you can help us with this week!
Canned Meat: Chicken, tuna, and ham
Canned Soup: Chicken noodle, Tomato, and Cream of Mushroom soup
Canned vegetables: Corn, green beans, mixed vegetables, baked beans, and Beanie Weenies
Pantry: Bread, Jelly, fruit cups, raisins (small boxes), peanut butter crackers, rice, granola bars, Mac & Cheese, and snacks
Dried Beans: Black, White, and Pinto Beans
Other Items: Paper towels, diapers, toothpaste, and toothbrushes

Snacks; small size bags of chips, cereal, fruit, health bars, and etc. are always needed
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NOTE: If you cannot bring items to the Bread House, you can always donate gift cards from local grocery stores or cash donations to SUMC.

MEMO: Bread House or Covid-19 Relief Fund. Thanks for all you do!

As a reminder pickup and drop off is every Mon – Wed – Fri,  9-12 pm.

Any questions contact Janet, Donna, Terry, Sandra, Bill, or Pete at 703.395.2437 or email fpeters1@cox.net.
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