Ongoing Family Life Center Food Pantry Ministry

 

  • The St. Stephen Emergency Food Pantry continues to operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to Noon. 
  • On average, each month, our pantry serves over 70 households with more than 165 people being assisted. 
  • We continue to need your help. 
  • Please bring nonperishable foods/goods and/or personal care products when you come to mass. 
  • Place them in the baskets by our church doors. 
  • You will see our food pantry signs. 
  • This is an ongoing ministry and we sincerely appreciate your support and generosity.

 


 

The Family Life Center Food Pantry supports the MyPlate Nutrition Guidelines

 

Recommended Food Donations

 

Fruits:  Peaches, pears, pineapple, 100% Fruit Juice, raisins

Vegetables:  Green beans, corn, peas, tomatoes, spaghetti sauce

Snacks: Granola, nuts & seeds, dried fruit, graham crackers

Dairy:  Skim milk, 1% milk, almond milk, soymilk (all boxed)

Proteins:  Canned tuna, peanut butter, canned beans, canned chicken

Grains:  Brown rice, oatmeal, low sugar cereal, multigrain pasta

Condiments:  Salsa, oils, mustard, salt-free seasonings, hot sauce

 

 


 

Recommended Personal Care Donations

 

  • Toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, denture care products, bar soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, facial tissue, body wash, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, dish soap, paper towels, toilet paper,  etc.  
  • We can also use hand-held can openers, too!