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Posted on: January 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Here's How Burlington County Residents Can Help On MLK Day

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MLK Day of Service Activities in Burlington County

 

Due to COVID-19 the Format for 15th Annual MLK Day Challenge on Monday, January 18th will be a drop-off only event at the Burlington County Library Main Branch located at 5 Pioneer Blvd., Westampton, NJ from 10AM TO 3PM.

  1. Food Collection for the Oaks Integrated Food Pantry: Mount Holly serving Burlington County residents accepts food donations which include peanut butter and jelly, breakfast items such as oatmeal and cereal, kid friendly snacks such as granola bars, canned meat/fish, microwaveable foods such as Easy mac or Chef Boyardee, and canned fruits and vegetables 
  1. Animal Supplies Collection for Burlington County Animal Shelter: Frontline, canned dog food, HE laundry detergent, dry dog food, towels, blankets, sheets, dog treats, pillow cases, wash rags, dog toys (especially plastic/rubber), antibacterial hand soap/hand sanitizer, canned cat food, paper towels dry cat food, brooms, scrub bushes, cat toys (plastic), fabric softener sheets, cat litter (non-clumping), bleach and plug in room freshener.
  1. Operation Yellow Ribbon of South Jersey Collection Operation Yellow Ribbon supports United States Military Forces serving in the Middle East including Iraq, Afghanistan, as well as those supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve. Items requested and appreciated include: Tasty Kakes, Protein/Energy Bars, Protein Powder, Girl Scout Cookies, 5 Hour Energy Drink Products, Mio Liquid Water Enhancer, Rice Crispy treats, Bagged tuna and chicken, chewing gum/hard candy, etc, Dry roasted peanuts/mixed nuts, Potato chips in cylinder or can, Dried fruit, Beef Jerky, Baby powder, Baby wipes, Visine or Saline eye drops, Chapstick, Crystal Light Drink Mix Individual Packets, Powdered drink mix (Gatorade, etc.), Puffs/Kleenex, Hand sanitizer, Puzzle or crossword books, Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D), Hand held electronic games: poker, bingo, etc., Foot powder, Sunscreen, Skittles, Swedish Fish ,Twizzlers, Breakfast Bars, Slim Jim's • Ground Coffee • Tea • Pumpkin Seeds Sunflower Seeds

Specialty Items for Women include: Shampoo & Conditioner, Moisturizing Bath Soap, Ladies Deodorant, Body Lotion• Emery Boards, Small Hand Mirrors, Shower Sponges/Loofahs, Body Wash, Q-Tips, Ladies hygiene products.

  1. Greeting Card Making - Make greeting cards for residents of assisted living facilities 

Note: All collected/donated Items and greeting cards to be dropped-off at parking lot at Burlington County Library Main Branch - Pioneer Blvd., Westampton, NJ - 10 am - 3 pm, Monday - January 18th. For more information call: (856) 222-9311 x 1492 – email: volcenter@hotmail.com 

 

Food Bank of South Jersey  

1501 John Tipton Blvd., Pennsauken, NJ 08110 Monday, January 18, 2021 10AM to 1PM

If you plan to donate to the Food Bank of South Jersey’s MLK Day 2021 Stuff the Bus Food Drive, please consider the following items. Donating items that are high fiber, low sugar and low sodium not only feed hungry people but also contribute to their overall health and wellness:

•Canned tuna, salmon or chicken  

•Soup – lower sodium  

•Canned pasta  

•Macaroni and cheese 

•Canned fruit in light syrup or juice 

•Peanut butter (40 oz. or smaller) 

•Jelly (32 oz. or smaller) 

•Bag (dry) beans, peas or lentils (16 oz.) 

•Rice – brown or white  

•Instant potatoes  

•Canned tomatoes – low sodium, no salt added 

•Pancake mix and syrup 

•Hot and cold cereal  

•Canned vegetables – low sodium, no salt added  

•Canned beans or peas  

•Healthy snacks (e.g. raisins, granola bars)

 

Or donate at: https://donate.foodbanksj.org/give/277104/#!/donation/checkout 

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