Residents can make non-contact donations at CAA on East All Saints. Street.
Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick Community Action Agency says it’s in need of supplies and non-perishable food to assist the most vulnerable population.
The Soup Kitchen is operating on a carryout basis only from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, serving 150 meals each evening. The Community Action Agency says it’s looking for local restaurants and caterers to assist in preparing pre-packaged meals. The Soup Kitchen also needs these supplies.
Paper lunch bags
Plastic sandwich bags
Fruit cups, pudding cups, non-refrigerated Jell-O cups
Small bottled waters
Individually wrapped cookies or pastries
Single-serve drinks, soda, tea, juice
Single-serve chips or crackers
Packets of ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise
Individually wrapped spoons, forks, and knives
The Foodbank is needs supplies to continue its on-site and mobile food distribution. It’s operating on an appointment-only basis from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The Foodbank also works with the Salvation Army to serve seniors and other households. Food bags are currently delivered to Taney Village and through food drops with the Asian-American Center of Frederick, and the Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland. .
To continue its on-site and mobile food distribution, the Foodbank needs these supplies:
Canned Meat (tuna, chef boy r dee, stews, chilis, etc.)
Mac & Cheese
Rice a Roni
Instant Mashed Potatoes
Single-serve containers of food (easy mac, fruit cups, pop-top canned items, single-serve packets of oatmeal/cereal)
Household Cleaners and cleaning supplies
Paper Items such as tissues, paper plates, napkins, paper towels
Granola Bars/single-serve snacks
Non-Refrigerated Fruit cups
Non-contact donations can be made at the Community Action Agency at 14 East All Saints Street. Monetary donations can also be made through the Friends for Neighborhood Progress. Make a note on your check that the money is for the “Foodbank.”
For more information, call the Frederick Community Action Agency at 301-600-1506.
By Kevin McManus