CHiPS Food Drive Tomorrow & Every Wednesday!
Tue, Feb 6 2:09pm


Coming up this week:

  • Weekly CHiPs Food Drive - Donate Wednesday mornings. Sign up here to participate, and see (far) below for what to donate.
  • Climate Action Days - Feb 7-9 - Bring your empty tooth paste tubes and other hygiene products including Burt’s Bees things, oral care / deodorant (all brands), and squeezy pouches (all brands) to drop-off each morning for Terracycle, and we’ll keep 1.) Keep them out of landfills and 2.) Earn points for things like planting trees.

Community Outreach 2024/2025:

We are beginning to plan and shape our volunteer service projects for next year. Are you interested in being part of the team? Please reach out to &

As always...

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

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:

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

What to donate to CHiPS Weekly Food Collection: (please label all prepared items)

  • 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 & Juice Boxes
  • Fruit cups
  • Fresh Fruit (Oranges/Bananas ; NO apples please)
  • Individually Wrapped Snacks (Nuts, Beef Sticks, Crackers, Bars/Cookies)
  • NEW To-go Containers & Sandwich Ziplock Baggies
  • Plastic Utensils spoons/forks
  • Fresh Direct Bags/Sturdy Bags

With Gratitude,

Emily & Jeanne

Community Outreach Committee Co-Chairs