Donated Food – 174,313 pounds 111,007 pounds of fresh and nonperishable foods from government and other sources were donated through Hunger Task Force. An additional 1,100 pounds per week came from area restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, bread companies and food wholesalers. Area farmers and gardeners donated an estimated 7,200 pounds of fresh produce for our Produce Preservation Project, and numerous volunteer groups contributed coffee, milk and homemade dessert items on a weekly basis.
Donated Supplies & Services – 108 distributions
Items such as deodorant, toothpaste & toothbrushes, laundry soap, shampoo, lotion, combs and bath soap were distributed to guests on a monthly basis through Sundries from the Avenue, sponsored by St. James’ Episcopal Church. Sixty-four distributions of sandwiches/lunches “to go” were provided by 11 groups. Thirty-two additional distributions of winter outerwear, socks, treat bags, non-perishable foods and holiday decorations in addition to equipment and in-kind services were provided by individuals, schools, service clubs, churches and scout groups.