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A Wish List from the Lacey Food Bank

The food bank is in need of food, cleaning supplies, first aid and personal items, over the counter medications and household supplies

The Lacey Food Bank is in need of the following:

FOOD: Non-refrigerated Milk ...think small size boxes of Parmalat or Evaporated Milk and similar products until all refrigeration is restored as this product is shelf stable until opened, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Hearty Soups and Stews and Chili's, Ready Made Spaghetti Sauces, Pasta/Macaroni and Mac n Cheese. Heater meals are especially welcomed. These are available at camping/sporting type stores.

CLEANING SUPPLIES: Large trash bags, cleaning aids like bleach, pinesol, lysol etc, 5 gal cleaning buckets, masks, heavy work type gloves, latex gloves, paper towels, twine and duct tape. Brooms, shovels, rakes, utility knives are also welcomed.

FIRST AID & PERSONAL ITEMS: First Aid Kits, bandaids, peroxide, alcohol, gauze, sterile tape, sterile gauze pads and other first aid supplies like bacitracin and other antibiotic creams. Hand sanitizer and personal hygiene kits (containing enough basics to get someone through the first week or so of back home...small toothpaste, toothbrush, disposable razor, shampoo, soap, deodorant, baby wipes, handsanitizer, comb, cotton balls/qtips etc)

OVER THE COUNTYER MEDICATIONS: All new unopened packages please...Aspirin, Tylenol, Child Strength Tylenol/Motrin, Vitamin C tabs, Cough lozenges, Eye drops, Gummy Vitamins, diabetic testing supplies, Tums, thermometers etc

HOUSEHOLD: Heavy duty disposable dishes/bowls, cutlery, MANUAL can openers, napkins, hot & cold cups, ziplock gallon size baggie.  

Donations can be dropped off at the Lacey Food Bank Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. Or call 609-242-2848 for additional hours during this emergency.

Louisa Rott November 06, 2012 at 01:38 PM
Where is the Lacey food bank located?
Evy Sudol November 06, 2012 at 02:31 PM
102 Station Drive Forked River, NJ 08731
wendymags November 06, 2012 at 07:49 PM
Many Scouting troops are participating in Scouting for Food this weekend and next for the local food banks. Food bank stores are extremely low going into the holidays ansd are having trouble keeping up with the demand due to our current situation. Your donations can help. Putting out a few cans or boxes for collection can make a huge difference now and its an easy way to help! Please consider supporting the Scouts in helping others. Waretown bag distribution is this weekend - collection is next weekend. Scouts will not be distributing donation bags in compromised areas for safety, so if you have a donation and don't get a bag or if your bag gets put outlate and your donation is missed up you can bring your items to the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church's food pantry (Route 9 Waretown) on Saturday the 17th or ANY time you are in the area. Thanks for your support!

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