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Monday November 20, 2017 at 8:00am Age: 1 day
Category: Otisville Elementary

GIVE TO OTISVILLE'S FOOD DRIVE, THROUGH TUE., NOV. 21


Otisville Elementary School is participating in a district-wide food drive to benefit Minsink Cares. We invite you to share your bounty this holiday season with less fortunate families in our midst. 

WHY IT MATTERS:

  • 1-in-6 children in America may not know where they will get their next meal. 
  • 20 percent of Minisink students experience some form of food insecurity. 

Let’s pull together to take care of our own. Let’s contribute to our school food drive to make sure all Minisink families are provided for this holiday season. 

General Information

  • Items Needed: Nonperishable foods and personal care items: Full-size shampoo and soap/body-wash; tooth paste/brushes
  • Timeline: Collecting through Tue., Nov. 21. 
  • Drop Off: main lobby
  • Coordinator: Kim Mynders 

Suggested Donations of Non-perishable Foods  

  • Breakfast cereal / oatmeal
  • Pasta
  • Tomato sauce
  • Rice
  • Mash potato mix
  • Proteins (tuna, chicken, ham)
  • Soup 
  • Entrees (beef stew, ravioli) 
  • Fruit in Juice
  • 100% Juice

 IMPORTANT

—Home-canned, expired or unlabeled food items cannot be distributed. 
 

RECYCLE!
—Drop off some extra bags (with handles) to help with food distribution. 

Monetary Gifts
—If you would like to make a monetary donation, please make checks payable to Minisink Cares, and mail to Minisink Cares, PO Box 515, Slate Hill 1973.

Backpack Food Program
Find out how you can help reduce food insecurity for our students by participating the year-round Backpack Food Program.

THANK YOU!