Food Items to Bring to the Food-A-Bago Food Drive
The first two days of our annual food Drive for Broome County CHOW - Food-A-Bago, has been very successful. Thanks to everyone who have stopped by so far with non-perishable food and monetary dontions. We continue to be in awe of the kindness and generosity of people in Broome County and beyond.
You'll find us in the Hillcrest RV camper in the parking lot of the Weis Food Market, 1290 Upper Front Street Binghamton through Monday morning November 11th.
Check out the photos from the Whale Facebook Page.
Every year, we get asked what kind of food Broome County CHOW is most in need of. The short answer is "everything" Everything non-perishable, that is.
To be more specific, here are some of the food items that Broome County CHOW could use:
Boxed or canned pasta
Canned tuna and other canned meats
Baby food and formula
Boxed or bagged cereal
Canned fruits and fruit cups in plastic containers
Condiments – salt, peppel Catsup, etc.
Jello and pudding mix
Boxed mashed potatos
Meal kits (like hamburger helper)
Coffee and coffee filters
Flour and sugar
Bagged and boxed rice
Fruit snacks or other treats for kids
Fruit & Vegetable Groups
Canned fruit (in its own juice)
Fruit juice (100%)
Shelf-stable fruit cups
Whole grain crackers
All types of pasta
Low sugar cereal
Cream Of Wheat
Whole grain rice
Canned tuna fish
Canned bean soup
Canned baked beans
Dried and canned beans and peas
Canned beef stew
Boxed shelf-stable milk
Meals in a can (stew, chili, soup)
Tuna and canned meat
Canned foods with pop-top lids
100% fruit juices in single serving boxes
Canned fruit packed in juice
Canned vegetables (low salt)
Powdered infant milk or soy based formulas (WIC-approved preferred)
Baby Food must be in complete, undamaged original packaging. No individual serving glass or plastic containers unless in an unopened case.