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Monday, November 10, 2014

Spooner House requests food, frozen turkeys for families in need

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SHELTON >>  The Spooner House annual frozen turkey and fixings drive has begun and has some new locations and offers for everyone donating between now and mid December. See details below for the list of locations this year in chronologically order by date who are supporting the ACT Spooner House Holiday Food Drives.

A list of specific food items needed for the frozen turkey drive is at the end of the release or visit http://www.actspooner.org/ for more details. Please check our Facebook Page or website since some locations for the drive will not be able to accept frozen turkeys, only non-perishable items for the holiday food baskets.
 
If these dates and times are not convenient, you may also drop food items at the Spooner House, 30 Todd Road in Shelton, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m. Checks should be made payable and mailed to: Spooner House, 30 Todd Road , Shelton CT 06484.
 
Donations may also be made securely using PayPal by clicking on the Donate button at www.actspooner.org. Contact:  kpipa@actspooner.org or 203-225-0453 ext. 102.

Year Round donations for Spooner House Food Bank are now being accepted at these locations:

Frozen turkeys and non-perishable food contributions during business hours:
Stop and Shop at 100 Division Avenue in Ansonia and
Starbucks at 504 Bridgeport Avenue in Shelton
       
Girl Scout Troop #64164 7th Graders at First United Methodist Church
Turkeys Only Drive
Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
188 Rocky Rest Road, Shelton   203-929-3537

Shelton High School Basketball Team Clinic
Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Non-perishable food and cash
Special fundraiser at the Shelton Intermediate School, drop off a holiday donation of food or cash in the can to help Operation Holiday, and shoot some hoops for free as the basketball season gets into full swing.
675 Constitution Blvd. in Shelton  203-926-2000

Seymour Middle School and Chatfield-Lopresti School -
Accepting only Frozen Turkeys , no food
Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Continuing a 13 year tradition, 8th Graders will be collecting at both Seymour Middle School , 211 Mountain Road and
Chatfield-LoPresti School , 51Skokorat Street in Seymour .

 
REQUESTED LIST OF FIXINGS

HOLIDAY “BASKET” LIST
  • 1 box Instant potatoes
  • 2 Packages of Gravy
  • 1 box/or bag Stuffing mix
  • 4 cans vegetables any choice Corn/peas/asparagus/ yams/carrots
  • 1 can cranberry sauce
  • Pie crust mix
  • Pie filling, choice
  • 1 jar Pickles
  • 2 cans Olives
  • 1 can evaporated milk or powdered milk
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Powdered juice mix
  • Canned fruit:
mixed fruit, peaches, fruit                           cocktail, pineapple
  • Extras: napkins, salt, pepper. sugar, brownie mix, corn bread mix
 
 
Please place your items in a sturdy box or bin.
 

This is a press release from Spooner House.

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