Salvation Army needs food pantry donations

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 9:07am

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 is “Social Services Day” for Salvation Army Week.

Celebrate with the Salvation Army by donating canned and dry goods to The Salvation Army Food Pantry. Summer months are around the corner and there are people who are in desperate need of food. The Salvation Army needs your help to re-stock the shelves. Help your neighbors and your community by donating the following non-perishable food items
to 4721 W. Waco Drive. The Social Service Offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thank you for Being A Shield against Hunger.

The following goods are needed: 

Canned goods– tuna, chicken, sausages, chilies, spaghetti,
soup, green beans, corn, tomatoes, beans, mixed vegetables,
spaghetti sauce, fruit, peas
Dry goods– cereal, oatmeal, boxed dinners (e.g. mac & cheese) noodles,
bags of rice and beans, dry pasta, peanut butter, jelly,
baking mixes (e.g. corn bread mix) crackers, cookies.

About The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 83 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more Information, go to


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