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.