Posted by Jean Johnson
If you're looking for a way to feel good this weekend, try taking a trip to your local store to pick up some food or supplies for CES clients and/or FAIR school students. Great activity to do with your kids — lots of pandemic fun!
Here's a reminder of particular needs that you can print & take with you:
Food Items:  (bold = particular need) 
  • Olive oil and vegetable oil
  • Flour, sugar – 4# bags or smaller
  • Meat soups
  • Chili with meat
  • Canned chicken, tuna or salmon
  • Canned fruit, in light syrup or own juice
  • RiceAssorted canned vegetables
  • Pasta sauce
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Coffee in small bags
  • Tea
  • Whole grain cereals
  • Jelly & jam
  • Old fashioned oats, instant oatmeal packets
  • Peanut butter
  • 100% fruit juice
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Bar soap
  • Shampoo, conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Razors and shaving cream
  • Feminine products
  • Toilet paper, facial tissues
  • Dish soap - small bottles
  • Laundry soap
Pet Needs: 
  • Pet food for dogs or cats
  • Kitty litter
FAIR School
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Pens, Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Fine Tip Markers (Crayola is best)
  • Folders (the plastic kind are great because they last a whole year usually)
  • Jump Drives
You can also mail or deliver a check or cash if you want, although as Jennifer says, "you aren't going to win the prize for the heaviest donation" that way. Gary and/or Jean will deliver a bag of farmer's market goodies to the person who donates the heaviest amount of food & supplies.
Deliver to Gary Mosiman or Jean Johnson by September 13.