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Help fill the food pantry shelves at St. Joseph the Worker and St. Alphonsus in Grand Rapids

The Dominican Sisters and Associates of Grand Rapids and Aquinas College are hosting a Food Drive to support two food pantries during Catholic Sisters’ Week: March 6-10. The two churches are St. Joseph the Worker and St. Alphonsus.

Here’s how you can participate:

DONATE non-perishable food or personal care items to the Uhaul truck which will be parked:

  • In front of Aquinata Hall Monday, March 6 – Thursday, March 9 | 3-7pm in the east parking lot off Lakeside Drive
  • Aquinas College, Friday, March 10 | 10am-4pm near the Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center

DONATE MONEY Monetary donations are welcome; funds will be donated directly to the churches and can be sent to: Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids 111 Lakeside Drive, NE 49503. You can mail or drop off a check, please clearly designate that it is for the food drive.

You can also DONATE ONLINE! Please clearly designate that it is for the food drive.

VOLUNTEER at the UHaul truck at Marywood to accept donations on Monday March 6 -Thursday March 9. Volunteer time will be for a 2 hour time slot between 3-5pm or from 5-7pm.

Tuna fish, canned chicken, canned fruit, canned diced tomatoes, pinto beans, black or red beans (in bag, not canned), canned vegetables, any pasta, rice-a-roni, any cereal, non-refrigerated juices (Ocean Spray), brownie mix, cake mixes, frostings, sugar, oil, pepper, mayonnaise, maseca, vinegar, size 5 or 6 baby diapers, any baby items. Personal care items (please bag separately from food items): body wash, deodorant, lotion, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products, shampoo

Questions or to volunteer, please contact:

CONTACT Karen Malmsten at 313-815-7879