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Lancaster mission kicks off 2021 food drive

Water Street Mission kicks off 2021 food drive



70,000 POUNDOFS FOOD. THAT’S THE GOLD WATER STREET MISSION HAS SETOR F THIS FOOD DRIVE STARTING TODAY UNTIL CHRISTMAS AND YOU CAN DROPFF O SOME FOOD LIKE THIS AND JOINING ME NOW IS MATT CLEMENT WITH WATER STREET MISSION. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US. SO FOR THE PEOPLE THAT ARE WATCHING RIGHT NOW,OW H CAN THEY HELP OUT? YEAH, SO WE HAVE A LIST OF GOODS ON RESCUE MSIONIS FOOD DRIVE.ORG. USUALLY, IT’S MOSTLY CAN’T PLASTIC GOODS JUST LIKE YOU’RE SEEING HERE. ARE ALSO BOX GOODS THO CANSE BE TAKEN TO OUR DOCK HERE OR THEY CAN BE TAKEN TO ANY WISE SHEETS AAA CENTRAL PIN OR M&T BANK IN LANCASTER COUNTY,ND A THERE’S ALSO SOME OTHER LOCATIONS ON THE WEBSITE AS WELL. SO THOSE CANNED VEGETABLES CANNED FRUIT THINGS LIKE THAT. NO GLASS NO GLASS AND I WANT TO TALK TO BAUSEEC YOU GUYS SERVE ABOU 500T MEALS A DAY RIGHT HERE IN THIS DINING ROOM WHERE WE ARE TH AT’S GOING TO HOMELESS PEOPLE RIGHT HERE IN LANCASTER COUNTY. SO WITH PEOPLE’S CONTRIBUTION TALK ABOUT HOW THAT THAT HELPS THEM. YEAH, ABSOLUTELY. SO, TIMES WHEN PEOPLE COME TO US LOOKING TO GO TO OURME ERGENCY SHELTER, THEY’RE COMING OFF THE STRESET OR FROM ANOTHER SITUATION WHERE THEY’V’ JUST LOST THEIR HOME A MEAL IS ACTUALLYNE O OF THE FIRST THINGS THAT THEY RECEIVE WHEN THEY COME HERE AND SO THESE MEALS REAYLL ARE FIRST STEP TOWARDS RESTORATION FOR MANY OF OUR GUESTS. GREAT. WELL, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US TO TNO ONLY DOES IT HELP HOMELESS MEN WOMEN

Water Street Mission kicks off 2021 food drive

The Water Street Mission in Lancaster is kicking off its annual food drive to help feed people in need.The food drive runs from Nov. 1 through Dec. 19. This year, the mission has set a goal of 70,000 pounds of food.If you would like to participate, you can find out how to help here.Needed food itemsBoxed cerealBoxed stuffing mixCanned fruitCanned gravy or gravy mixCanned meats (Spam/Tuna)Canned vegetablesCanned soupCanned yams or sweet potatoesCoffee (beans or ground)Condensed soup (15.5 oz)Instant mashed potatoesJuice (OJ & Apple – Plastic)Ketchup, mustard and mayonnaiseOatmealGritsCream of wheatPancake mix and syrupPastaPeanut butter and jellyRice (all kinds)Salad dressingsSpaghetti sauceCans of Chef Boyardee (any type)Cans of beef stewBoxed HamburgerHelper-type mixesMac & cheeseDrop-off locationsWater Street Mission’s Dock: Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Sharp Shopper (locations in Lancaster County only)Boscov’s (Park City Mall)Javateas (both locations)Community Aid (Lancaster only)Any Berger Rental Community OfficeBomberger’s Store (Lititz)Any Sheetz, Weis Markets, AAA Central Penn and M&T Bank (locations in Lancaster County only)

The Water Street Mission in Lancaster is kicking off its annual food drive to help feed people in need.

The food drive runs from Nov. 1 through Dec. 19. This year, the mission has set a goal of 70,000 pounds of food.

If you would like to participate, you can find out how to help here.

Needed food items

  • Boxed cereal
  • Boxed stuffing mix
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned gravy or gravy mix
  • Canned meats (Spam/Tuna)
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned soup
  • Canned yams or sweet potatoes
  • Coffee (beans or ground)
  • Condensed soup (15.5 oz)
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Juice (OJ & Apple – Plastic)
  • Ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise
  • Oatmeal
  • Grits
  • Cream of wheat
  • Pancake mix and syrup
  • Pasta
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Rice (all kinds)
  • Salad dressings
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Cans of Chef Boyardee (any type)
  • Cans of beef stew
  • Boxed Hamburger
  • Helper-type mixes
  • Mac & cheese

Drop-off locations

  • Water Street Mission’s Dock: Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Sharp Shopper (locations in Lancaster County only)
  • Boscov’s (Park City Mall)
  • Javateas (both locations)
  • Community Aid (Lancaster only)
  • Any Berger Rental Community Office
  • Bomberger’s Store (Lititz)
  • Any Sheetz, Weis Markets, AAA Central Penn and M&T Bank (locations in Lancaster County only)

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