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UMC Monroe 2021 Thanksgiving Food Drive

for the Monroe Food Pantry and Spooner House (Shelton)!  Let’s help our neighbors in preparing a Thanksgiving meal!

 

** Cash and gift cards to Big Y or Stop & Shop are welcome through Sunday, November 21. **

To make a monetary donation:

  1. Cash or check (made payable to UMCM with “Thanksgiving Food Drive” in the memo line)
  2. NEW!! Online giving: https://onrealm.org/umcmonroe/give/Thanksgiving
  3. NEW!! Text “UMCMONROE Thanks” to 73256 to give using your mobile device

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Our drive is only through Sunday, November 14 so PLEASE keep this in mind as you do your shopping!  Bags decorated by our youth will be in the narthex to accept your items.  You can also drop them off during church office hours on Tuesday and Thursday (8:30 am – 12:30 pm) or contact the office if you need them picked up.

In addition to the non-perishable items listed below, donations of gift cards to Big Y or Stop & Shop or monetary donations — both are most welcome by both organizations to purchase turkeys and/or other perishable items.

And if you’d prefer to make a monetary donation:

  1. Cash or check (made payable to UMCM with “Thanksgiving Food Drive” in the memo line)
  2. NEW!! Online giving: https://onrealm.org/umcmonroe/give/Thanksgiving
  3. NEW!! Text “UMCMONROE Thanks” to 73256 to give using your mobile device

Let’s make the holiday special for our neighbors with all the food we donate!

BasicsBoxed Stuffing Mix**, Instant Mashed Potatoes, Jars or Packets of Turkey Gravy**, Canned Yams, Cranberry Sauce, Canned Veggies (green beans, corn, peas, beets), Cornbread Mix, Canned Pumpkin or Fruit Pie Filling, Pie Crust Mix, Fixings for Green Bean Casserole (Cream of Mushroom Soup, French Fried Onions)

Extras:   Olives, Sweet Pickles, Boxed Macaroni and Cheese, Cake/Brownie Mix w/Can of Frosting, Vegetable Oil, Powdered Drink Mixes, Coffee, Tea Bags, Dried Coffee Creamer, Bag of Sugar/Flour, Rice, Boxes of Jell-O or Pudding Mix

**MOST NEEDED!!

Questions can be directed to Lynn Abbott or Rose Aiello.

Click here for a Thanksgiving Food Drive flyer