ACTC – Thanksgiving Baskets

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 DO NOT PUT MONEY OR GIFT CARDS IN BAGS.

Shopping List

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 actc316@gmail.com. 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
410-308-3868
Amy Stainbrook, Manager

$20 – $23 – Giant Supermarket Baltimore (across from the Drumcastle Center)
6340 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21212
410-377-2673
Dan Gregory, Manager

$20 – $23 – Giant Supermarket Towson (near Loch Raven & Taylor Avenues)
8100 Loch Raven Boulevard
Towson, MD 21286
410-828-0006
Rick Hemmig, Manager

$20 – $23 – ShopRite
37 Aylesbury, Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093
410-308-8700
Dave Loayza, Manager