CHiPS Food Drive Tomorrow & Every Wednesday!
Tue, Jan 16 10:14am

CHiPS FOOD DRIVE!

As always we'll be collecting food for CHiPs tomorrow morning.  Please help stock them up through this cold weather. Please sign up to volunteer at the table here.

CHiPSa community kitchen located on 4th Avenue, serves over 400 people breakfast and lunch each day.  The food PS107 donates on Wednesday morning is packed into dinners for CHiPs clients.

Here's what to donate,  and please label all prepared items - we welcome anything that is nutritious and can be easily handed out.

  • Sandwiches - ALL Kinds (Ham/Cheese, Turkey/Cheese, Egg Salad, PBJ) (Please label)
  • Sliced Bread Packages
  • Lunch Meat packages
  • Eggs
  • Tortillas
  • Prepared Meals (pasta, rice/beans, soup, pasta salad etc) Please pre-package in individual portions.
  • Microwaveable Meals - Instant Ramen, Rice & Beans Packets
  • Jelly Jars, Peanut Butter
  • Cereal
  • Instant Oatmeal Packets
  • Shelf Stable Milk
  • Fruit cups
  • Fresh Fruit (Oranges/Bananas ; NO apples please)
  • Juice Boxes
  • Individually Wrapped Snacks (Nuts, Beef Sticks, Crackers, Bars/Cookies)
  • Sandwich Ziplock Baggies
  • NEW To-go Containers
  • Plastic Utensils spoons/forks
  • Fresh Direct Bags/Sturdy Bags

Join the Community Outreach WhatsApp Group to help our community respond to urgent asks:

https://chat.whatsapp.com/HEtxH3MbBtcIYcdjy07GuR

We also highly recommend listening (over the course of subway rides and car trips) to this background on Mutual Aid, its history and principles, and the opportunity mutual aid presents to build new social relationships:

https://youtu.be/uJaeblrlW_Q?si=tpYtAaxwbtARN_Pr

(Note: The video was created 3 years ago.)

With Gratitude,

Emily & Jeanne

Community Outreach Committee Co-Chairs

emily@ps107.org

jeanne@ps107.org