Healthy Communities Coalition Sponsors Food Drive

Healthy Communities Coalition Sponsors Food Drive

The Healthy Communities Coalition will be holding a Food Drive from March 27 through April 3. Collection boxes will be set up at a variety of locations throughout Cheshire, at which donations can be dropped off. The boxes will be located at the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce, Cheshire Community YMCA, Cheshire Senior Center, Cheshire Town Hall, Elim Park, and Chesprocott Health District.

Donations will be collected for the Cheshire Food Pantry. A list of needed food items are as follows:

•Low sugar fruit and pudding cups

•Jar sauce (low sodium)

•Jelly (low sugar)





•Olive oil

•Whole grain cereal

•Instant pudding and Jell-O

•Dry or low-sodium canned beans

•Brown rice and whole wheat pasta

•Canned tuna or salmon

•Peanut or almond butter

•Dried herbs and spices

•Cooking oils

•Feminine products

•Paper goods

For more information, contact Kate Glendon at or Yetta Augur at


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