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Thanksgiving food drive for Barrington residents winding down

The ABLE group, a partnership between the borough and area churches that providing resources to assist individuals and families who are experiencing life-altering setbacks, is seeking Thanksgiving donations through Friday at the Mayor’s Office or Tax Office.

Items being sought are:

• Stuffing mix
• Instant potatoes
• Sweet potatoes/yams/cranberry sauce
• Turkey gravy
• Canned vegetables and fruits
• Macaroni and cheese
• Peanut butter and jelly
• Toilet paper, toothpaste, personal hygiene items
• Cash or grocery store gift cards in $10 or $20 denominations

Those wishing to sign up to receive food should call the Mayor’s Office at (856) 547-8585. Distribution will take place on Nov. 17. Recipients must have an appointment and identification showing they are a resident of Barrington.

Christmas donations also are being accepted at the Mayor’s Office and Tax Office through Dec. 10. Items being sought include:

• New Toys – WRAPPED AND TAGGED WITH AGE AND GENDER
• Clothing items – NEW (all sizes welcome)
• Gift cards to department stores
• Non-perishable food and personal hygiene items
• Cash or grocery store gift cards in $10 or $20 denominations

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This entry was posted on November 8, 2012 by in Borough Hall and tagged , .
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