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Pack Food Baskets for Newly Arriving Refugees

Welcome Newly Arriving Families!  Collecting for Centro de Apoyo Comunitario -

Purchase items from list below, make a welcome card (in English or Spanish), package requested items in a paper bag  or box.  Food packages can be donated on MLK Day to 1301 Hagys Ford Rd, Penn Valley 9am-1pm, or we'll make alternate arrangements.   Using a box, paper or tote bag package items listed below, you can include a welcome card. Examples of what to include in cards are: We welcome you to the community and wish you and your family success. Le damos la bienvenida a la comunidad y le deseamos mucho éxito a usted y su familia. OR Our family welcomes you. Nuestra familia le da la bienvenida.

New Family Arrival Food Packages

What is needed: (please note amount and exact food item request, items easy to find at H Mart or Aldis)

Canola Oil - 1-1.5 liters

Rice - long grain white (not instant or Uncle Bens) - 3-5lb bag

Beans - Black or Pinto dried beans in bag - 1-2lb bag

Tortilla (Maseca) Flour - (can be found at Aldi's, H-Mart, Amazon) - 1-2lb bag

Sugar (white) - 2lb bag

Instant Coffee (please make sure it is INSTANT that is what is preferred culturally)

Canned Evaporated or shelf stable milk


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Immigrant & Refugee Services
Families, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, Low-income communities
Caring for People,Collecting, Sorting & Packaging,Food Preparation & Meal Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 4+, Minimum Age:4+

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