Shoreline PTA Council Holiday Food and Gift Baskets

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Shoreline PTA Council
Holiday Baskets
Food, Toys, Teen Gifts

Collection dates:  December 7 – 18

The Shoreline PTA Council and the Shoreline Fire Department is collecting food and gifts for the annual Holiday Baskets” Food, Toys and Teen Gifts Drive.  The goal is to provide a holiday meal and food support for the winter break and gifts for Shoreline families in need during this holiday season.  Collection boxes will be placed in all Shoreline Schools classrooms for donations of non-perishable foods and other essential items. 

Each school is encouraged to collect 500+ of their assigned item along with their regular food donations.  These items will be pooled together to create a “Holiday Basket” for a holiday meal.  Community members are encouraged to participate by bringing items to the nearest school office.
For more information, email the Holiday Basket chairperson.

These are the special items being collected by each school:      

Shorecrest                          Canned meat (chicken, turkey, roast beef, tuna)

Shorewood                         Rice (bag, box, instant)

Kellogg                             Juice (in plastic bottles)

Einstein                             Cooking oil 

Briarcrest                          Canned vegetables (no home-canned items, please)

Brookside                          Flour

Echo Lake                         Dried/canned fruit

Highland Terrace               Sugar

Lake Forest Park                Cooking Oil

Meridian Park                     Flour

Parkwood                            Packaged or boxed potatoes

Ridgecrest                           Sugar

Syre                                     Stuffing 

Home Education                 Chicken broth

Children’s Center                Chicken broth

Room 9                               Chicken broth

These food staples are needed:       

• Peanut Butter                              • Condiments (mayo, mustard, ketchup)

• Pasta                                            • Beans (Baked or bagged)

• Canned soup                                • Cereal (hot/cold) & breakfast items

• Canned tomato products            • Granola bars, snack items
Other donations will be gladly accepted, including basics like soap, toilet paper, facial tissues, feminine hygiene products, paper towels, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, laundry detergent, dish washing soap, baby food/cereals/formula.

No glass jars or home canned foods, please!


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