Help the Assistance Center of Towson Churches (ACTC) bless Towson families this Thanksgiving by donating a bag of non-perishable food items. Our goal this year is to provide 85 bags or more! Pick up a shopping list and a re-usable bag from the ServeCentral table in the church concourse. Bags are due to the church by Sunday, Nov. 17. Pre-packed bags are also available at area stores as of Nov. 1. See below for more information.
Please include ONLY the following items in each bag:
1 can sweet potatoes/yams (23-29 oz can)
2 cans meat/main dish (example: beef stew or chili-15-24 oz cans)
1 large can fruit (20-30 oz can)
4 cans vegetables (example: green beans, peas or corn-15 oz cans)
1 cranberry sauce
2 pkg. macaroni & cheese
1 box instant mashed potatoes (13.3 or 13.75 oz.
1 cake or brownie mix
1 bag or box of stuffing mix
1 1 lb. bag or 28 oz. box of rice
TIPS FOR PACKING:
1. Pack large cans on bottom & lighter items on top.
2. Please use a reusable grocery bag /OR a double brown grocery bag inserted in a double plastic bag.
WANT TO DO MORE?
You may volunteer to sort and/or deliver bags at Central from Nov. 15-21. This could be a great opportunity for a group of neighbors or a small group. If you would like to help in this way, please contact Steve Nelson using the form below.
If you would like to help with sorting and/or distribution at the collection site (Trinity Episcopal Church – Towson), please call or email ACTC directly at 410-296-4855 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Workers are needed for 2.5 hour increments on November 20-22 and 25 & 26.
Pre-Packed Grocery Bags
Available as of November 1, 2019
Bags can be picked up at the customer service counter of each store; they will also include a reusable bag. If you are picking up multiple bags, please call in advance. Please drop these off to the church by Nov. 17 as well.
$20 – $23 – Giant Supermarket Timonium (across from the Fairgrounds)
2145 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093
Amy Stainbrook, Manager
$20 – $23 – Giant Supermarket Baltimore (across from the Drumcastle Center)
6340 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21212
Dan Gregory, Manager
$20 – $23 – Giant Supermarket Towson (near Loch Raven & Taylor Avenues)
8100 Loch Raven Boulevard
Towson, MD 21286
Rick Hemmig, Manager
$20 – $23 – ShopRite
37 Aylesbury, Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093
Dave Loayza, Manager