"Free Pantry" in Detroit needs your help
DETROIT, MI [COCC] -- The parish of Sts. Peter & Paul Cathedral in Southwest Detroit, in cooperation with Detroit Orthodox Outreach (ODO), have installed a free pantry outside their community center for the benefit of their neighbors in need.
The pantry is designed to hold anything from canned goods, to hygiene items, to socks, gloves, and scarves. The neighbors have been making great use of this pantry, which needs to be restocked sometimes several times per day. THIS IS WHERE YOU COME IN....
We need your help to keep this free pantry stocked.
Please contribute self-stable ready-to-eat food (pop-top cans when available; nothing that requires cooking except simple microwave).
POP-top cans needed...
Baked beans or pork & beans
Other items needed...
Small jars of peanut butter
Microwave mac & cheese (not boxed mix)
Microwave shelf stable meals – like Hormel Compleat meals
Crackers & cheese or peanut butter
Individually wrapped toilet paper
Feminine hygiene products
Small Kleenex (travel size)
NO unusual food
NO boxed cereal
NO glass jars
Let's make an effort together to keep this pantry stocked!
Please feel free to come by (click here for directions) and load some items into the pantry, or come to the weekly ODO community meal on any Sunday afternoon between 1 and 3 and drop off these items. If you are unable to bring food, we invite you to CLICK HERE to make a secure, tax-deductible contribution that will allow us purchase items for the pantry. Either way, your help is greatly appreciated!