Non-Perishable Food DonationsIn addition to our weekly deliveries described below here, volunteers are also needed to help with the following major food drives. Food Drive List and move groceries… … St. Francis Parish Food Drive. Food & groceries are needed for those who use the food pantries in our area. We need your help! Go Shopping! Learn more and help here below is the shopping list and the link to sign-up for delivery…here: November Food Drive, or, here: March/Lent Food Drive. Return the groceries to the truck and trailer in front of the gym. Read More
Groceries Requested: — baby formula, baby wipes, diapers, pull-ups (med. or large), toilet tissue, toothpaste/tooth-brushes, shampoo, dish soap, laundry detergent, bath gel or bar, — cereal/oatmeal, instant potatoes, crackers, bisquick, boxed bread mix, tuna or Hamburger Helper, macaroni and cheese box mix, peanut butter (24 oz. or less), jam/jelly (in plastic jar), Ensure, canned vegetables (corn, beans, peas), soup (low sodium), rice, (16 oz white or brown), spaghetti, egg noodles, elbow macaroni, spaghetti sauce (canned or plastic jar), canned tuna, salmon, ham, chicken, or turkey (24 oz. or less), canned fruit (applesauce, peaches, pears), canned chili, ravioli, or beef stew, refried beans, canned jalapenos, canned pozole/hominy. Boy Scouts from our St. Francis Parish Troop 27 and the National Eagle Scout Association NESA Alumni of Michigan will also assist with this food drive. Volunteers Help Move or Deliver the grocery bags to the organizations: Hope Clinic; & Catholic Social Services at Northside Community Center. Sign-up to help here: November Food Drive, or, here: March/Lent Food Drive!Donations of Funds for groceries are also welcome! Donate online here: www.stfrancisa2.com/donations-almsgiving/ Thank you!
- February/March Food Drive, during Lent, for delivery to pantries in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. (The Shopping Lists)
- June Food Drive, for delivery to Detroit pantry program & Youth Programs organized by our Sister Parish, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Detroit. (The Shopping Lists)
- November Food Drive, delivered the Sunday, or two, before Thanksgiving. (The Shopping Lists on pages 8-12 here.) Shopping Lists for November and February. (printable all on one page, plus individual lists) (The Shopping Lists for Detroit in June are different. They are listed and printable on pages 8-12 here .) Please place in this bag a selection of grocery items from the list. Then return it to church during the weekend Masses THE NEXT WEEK. (At church, just take the Food to your seat.)
If you are interested in helping with leadership (Coordinator Position Description) or, for more information contact Scott Wright, Director of Parish Outreach Ministry Office, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-821-2121.
Assist at Emergency Food Program Serve a Meal to the Hungry! (Also, Thanksgiving & Christmas Opportunities) Food Drive Thank You Articles are posted on our blog here