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Include the Canton Food Pantry in your Thanksgiving Shopping

The Canton Food Pantry needs your donations for Thanksgiving .

No matter what the season, the Canton Food Pantry is always in need of your donations.    

The Canton Food Pantry provides an invaluable service to many members of our community who are struggling. They rely on the donations and support from the Canton community. Luckily, the citizens of Canton always come through for them–as they do anytime they are asked for help. 

The Food Pantry sends out a monthly email to its subscribers, letting them know what items they are most in need of for the current month. Each month they stress that all donations of any kind are always welcome. If you would like to get on the list you can email the food pantry and ask to be put on the list. I find it useful. The week that I receive the email, I put a few of the items on my shopping list for the week so that I remember. Then, after I sort my groceries, I can deliver the needed items to the Food Pantry.

For those who are not on the distribution list, I duplicate the list in a monthly blog post, although donations of any kind are always welcome. You can also subscribe the the Food Pantry Blog.

The Canton Food Pantry is relying on your donations this month for Thanksgiving.  

The Canton Food Pantry puts together Thanksgiving meals for approximately 175 clients. As in past years, they are seeking donations of store-bought pies. Note, they cannot accept hand made items. 

Just think how many pies they would get if every family in Canton that had the ability donated one or two pies?

In addition to pies, they also seek donations of stuffing, gravy & cranberry sauce for their Thanksgiving meals.  Thanksgiving Donations should be dropped off on the afternoon of Friday November 16th at the Canton High Cafeteria.

For regular donations this month, the Canton Food Pantry reports that they need the following:

  • Coffee
  • Juice
  • Canned fruit and vegetables
  • Oil
  • Evaporated Milk
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Toilet Paper
  • Feminine Products

 

Regular donations may be brought to:

Canton Food Pantry, 960 R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-9am, and every Tues. 8:30-9am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm

 

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About the Author: Christine Smith is a Realtor, Buyer's Agent, Attorney, social media fan, parent and Canton resident. She writes about real estate and events in the Canton area on her blog – Canton MA Events and Real Estate.

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