3513 Hard Scrabble Road
Columbia, SC 29223
9:15 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 12:15 am
The Rice Creek Elementary pantry is nearly empty. According to the school's social worker:
* 61% of these children receive free or reduced lunches
* some families are living in hotels
The goal is to provide families with a 3-day supply of food that is non-perishable and easily prepared. Drop off the entire month of September.
Did you stock up for Hurricane Irma? Bring your overflow supplies to church and let's
Fill That Pantry!
If you'd like to donate funds, click here and choose the "Outreach" fund.
Here's What They Need: Individual or family-size items are fine; anything that does not need refrigeration. These kids need healthy food, so oatmeal is better than doughnuts for breakfast!
Breakfast Items: Snacks
cereal cans or packs of fruitinstant grit packs pretzelsinstant oatmeal packs granola barspancake mix puddingsyrup raisinstoaster pastries apple sauce breakfast bars fruit or vegetable juiceevaporated or vacuum-packed milk crackersfruit juice dried fruit or trail mixmuffins individual Jello-O
Lunch & dinner items: cans with pop-tabs are helpfulcans of vegetables cans of fruitsoup prepared dinners, such as Hormelspaghetti sauce ricepasta peanut butterjelly canned meats (chicken, tuna, ham, etc.)pizza sauce Parmesan cheesetaco dinners cans of beansmacaroni & cheese
Small-denomination ($5 - $10) grocery store gift cards are also needed for fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, and dairy.