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!
GET A BAG – On November 7th from 11:00am-noon, drive by the main entrance at Central to receive your Activity Bag which will include the ACTC list! (Or you can find the list on this page and get a bag from the grocery store.)
FILL A BAG during your normal grocery shopping with the items requested.
PURCHASE A PRE-PACKED BAG – Visit your local grocery store to see if they have pre-packed bags.
RETURN YOUR BAG between November 18-20 from 10 am-2 pm to the collection bin near the main entrance OR they can be dropped at selected neighborhood drop off sites.
Please include ONLY the following items in each bag:
1 can sweet potatoes/yams (20-30 oz.)
2 cans meat/main dish (example: chili, pork and beans (15-24 oz. each)
1 can fruit (20-30 oz.)
4 cans vegetables (example: green beans, peas or corn-15 oz. each)
1 can cranberry sauce
2 boxes macaroni & cheese dinner
1 box instant mashed potatoes (13 -15 oz.)
1 cake or brownie mix
1 bag/box of stuffing mix
1 box/bag of rice (28 – 32 oz.)
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. 18-20. The volunteer schedule will be set up in accordance with the best COVID practices (1 individual/household serving at a time). If you would like to help in this way, please click the button below.
If you would like to help with sorting and/or distribution at the collection site (Trinity Episcopal Church – Towson), please visit the ACTC Website.