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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

SEPTEMBER
Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans
Rice
Cak
e Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends

Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS
ITEM OF THE MONTH IS PERSONAL CARE ITEMS: toothpaste, shampoo, soap, feminine products, deodorant, tooth brushes
All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm
Thank you to the Canton Community for all of the generous donations we continue to receive.  The support is very much appreciated!!

Thank you for the ongoing support from the Canton community!! The clients appreciate every donation!
Our purpose is to provide free food to eligible Canton residents.  We serve many individuals and families on a temporary basis who have been affected by economic problems:
The Food Pantry is operated entirely by volunteers who wish to help their fellow townspeople, by providing a basic human necessity.  Non-perishable food, personal care items, and household products may be left at the Bank of Canon, Pratt Realtors, Canton Public Library and the Canton Co-operative Bank.  Food donations, including perishable items, may be brought to the pantry on Mondays 7-9 am.
The Canton Food Pantry relies not only on he food donations but also on financial contributions from individuals, businesses and organizations.
The Pantry is sponsored by the Canton Area Helpline, a private, non-profit corporation.  Tax-deductible donations may be mailed to:  Canton Area Helpline, PO Box 202, Canton MA 02021.  In memo line please write FOOD.











Tuesday, July 12, 2016

JULY &  AUGUST

Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans
Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS
ITEM OF THE MONTH IS PERSONAL CARE ITEMS: toothpaste, shampoo, soap, feminine products, deodorant, tooth brushes
All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm
Thank you to the Canton Community for all of the generous donations we continue to receive.  The support is very much appreciated!!

Thank you for the ongoing support from the Canton community!! The clients appreciate every donation!




Tuesday, May 3, 2016

MAY

MAY
Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans
Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS
ITEM OF THE MONTH IS JUICE 
All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm
Thank you to the Canton Community for all of the generous donations we continue to receive.  The support is very much appreciated!!





PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO LEAVE OUT NON-PERISHABLE FOOD FOR YOUR POSTAL CARRIER





Tuesday, April 5, 2016

APRIL

APRIL
Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans
Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS
ITEM OF THE MONTH IS JUICE 

All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm
Thank you to the Canton Community for all of the generous donations we continue to receive.  The support is very much appreciated!!





LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS ON SATURDAY, MAY 14th from 3pm to 6pm rear of Canton High's Marilyn Rodman building to unload mail trucks, sort and stock shelves. RAIN OR SHINE




















Tuesday, March 1, 2016

March

MARCH



Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans
Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS
ITEM OF THE MONTH IS CEREAL 
All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm
Thank you to the Canton Community for all of the generous donations we continue to receive.  The support is very much appreciated!!

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

JANUARY

JANUARY


Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans
Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS
ITEM OF THE MONTH IS JUICE 
All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm
THANK YOU to the following organizations for holding a food drive:
Avalon
Women Auxiliary of the Ahmadiya Muslim Community of Sharon
CASH DONATIONS:
ENE Systems
Massachusetts Bankers Association
Robert Reiser Company
Thank you to the Canton Community for all of the generous donations we received over the holidays.  The support is very much appreciated!!


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

DECEMBER




Here are a few suggestions for this month:



NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans
Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS



ITEM OF THE MONTH IS JUICE 
All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm
Thank you to the following organizations & individuals for holding food drives:
Computer Share
Underwriters Lab
Wm H Galvin Middle School Turkey Trot
Haley Donovan - Canton High School
Matthew Mole - Massasoit Community College
John F. Kennedy School
Cole Harrington
St. John's Evangelist School
Lt. Peter M. Hansen School
Canton Community  Club
Blue Hills Civic

CASH DONATIONS:
Computer Share
Bank of Canton
HarborOne Credit Union
Canton Firefighters Association
Gail Marshalka

Thank you also to the following organizations for providing Thanksgiving meals to our clients:
Personal Best Karate personally delivered meals to our clients door and Waterfall Bar & Grille provided a sit down dinner.
We had many volunteers who worked hard on the Saturday before Thanksgiving helping our clients shop for their Thanksgiving dinners and then loading their groceries in their cars.  We would like to thank everyone for taking the time out of their busy schedules to help out. 

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER

Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans
Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS
All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm
THANK YOU to:
 TEMPLE BETH ABRAHAM and ST GERARDS MAJAELLA CHURCH for their ongoing support.
Cindy Knight of Canton for her donations of weekly food.
Carol Duguay for her homemade mittens.

We are looking for a driver either once per week or month on Wednesdays at 11:15 am.  Must have own car and be willing to unload/load groceries which will be delivered to a shelter in Stoughton.  Email cantonfoodpantry@gmail.com if interested.





Friday, October 2, 2015

OCTOBER


Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans
Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS
All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm

A big thanks to Wegmans for donating 4,000 lbs of food and Pepsi for their donations last month.
Also thank you to Malina Ngan, Julia Capraro and Lauren Hernon of Friendly Stitches for raising money by making hand made doll clothes.  We were very impressed with their efforts!


We are in need of pies for our annual Thanksgiving Drive.  If you are able to help out please drop pies off at the Canton High School after 8am on Saturday, November 21st.




Wednesday, September 2, 2015

SEPTEMBER
Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans

Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS

All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:

Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm
THANK YOU TO SHAWS IN CANTON FOR DONATING OVER A TON OF FOOD TO THE PANTRY!

Wednesday, July 1, 2015













JULY

Here are a few suggestions for this month:
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS
CEREAL
Baked Beans

Rice
Cake Mixes
Juice
Hamburger Helper type meals
Milk (Dry / Evaporated)
Pasta Sauce
ENSURE DRINKS
Peanut Butter
Kellogg's Breakfast Drinks
Jelly & Jams
Toothpaste

Toilet Paper
Shampoo / Conditioner
Feminine Products
DIAPERS
Depends
Laundry Detergent
Bar Soap
RECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS

All donations can be dropped off at the following locations:

Canton Food Pantry, 960R Washington St., (rear of Rodman Building) most Mondays 7-8:30 am, and every Tue and Wed 8:30-11:15 am
Canton Co-Operative Bank, 671 Washington St., Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Bank of Canton, 557 Washington St., Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Mon 1-9pm, Tues-Thurs 9:30am-9:00pm
Pratt Realtors, Inc., 1475 Washington St., Daily 7am-5pm


We are looking for volunteers 13 years & older to unload orders when they come in from the Greater Boston Food Bank .  Days are usually Mondays or Fridays varying between 12:30 and 2:00 and the time commitment is about an hour.  Please contact us via email @ cantonfoodpantry@gmail.com if you are willing to help. 


Mary Buckley, Co-Director
Cindy Poshkus, Co-Director
Lisa Clifford, Supervisor