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November 14, 2013
From now until the end of 2013, we will be collecting items for Manna Food Center at all three of our branches. The suggestions listed below will help guide you in providing the most healthful donation for our neighbors who need it most. Thanks for helping us fight hunger in Montgomery County.
Fruits and Vegetables
Choose canned fruits and vegetables in an array of colors to provide a variety of vitamins and minerals.
- Low-sodium canned vegetables
- Canned tomato products with no added
sugar or salt
- Canned fruit (in juice)
- Dried fruit (no added sugar)
Choose canned lean meats as a good source of protein and canned or dry beans for added fiber.
- Canned tuna/salmon in water
- Canned chicken
- Canned chili
- Canned beans
- Dried beans
- Nut butters
- Dry-roasted or raw nuts and seeds
100% whole grains and grain products offer a complete package of nutrients.
- Brown rice
- Quinoa, buckwheat and other whole grains
- Whole-wheat pasta
- Rolled oats and plain instant oatmeal
- Low sugar, high fiber cereal
Additional healthful items
- Boxed (UHT) or evaporated milk
- Vegetable oils (olive, peanut, etc.)
- Tea and coffee
- Vegetarian items (soups, chili)
- Infant cereals
- Baby food/formula