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Food & Toiletry Drive

for The Cupboard

2022-10-16 00:00:00 2022-10-16 23:59:00 America/Chicago Food & Toiletry Drive Bring donations for the library's free pantry, The Cupboard, which supports housing & food-insecure community members. Click for a list of items accepted/not accepted. Donate in the lobby. Downers Grove Public Library - First Floor Lobby

Sunday, October 16
All day

Add to Calendar 2022-10-16 00:00:00 2022-10-16 23:59:00 America/Chicago Food & Toiletry Drive Bring donations for the library's free pantry, The Cupboard, which supports housing & food-insecure community members. Click for a list of items accepted/not accepted. Donate in the lobby. Downers Grove Public Library - First Floor Lobby

Downers Grove Public Library

First Floor Lobby

Bring donations for the library's free pantry, The Cupboard, which supports housing & food-insecure community members. Click for a list of items accepted/not accepted. Donate in the lobby.

Items Accepted:

  • Canned goods with pull tabs:
    • Fish/chicken Fruit
    • Vegetables
    • Beans
    • Pasta sauce
    • Soup/stew 
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Individual microwave rice/pasta
  • Microwave-ready meals (easy mac, cup-o'noodles, etc.)
  • Hamburger/Tuna helper 
  • Crackers
  • Individual packed nuts/trail mix
  • Granola bars
  • Dried fruit
  • Peanut butter
  • Applesauce (pouches or cups)
  • Water bottles
  • Shelf-stable milk
  • Shelf-stable protein drinks
  • Baby food (baby cereal and plastic tubs, no glass jars)
  • Toiletries
    • Travel-sized goods (hair care, lotion, soap, etc.)
    • Deodorant
    • Toothbrush
    • Bar soap
    • Sunscreen
    • Bug spray
    • Socks (all sizes)

Items NOT Accepted:

  • Cans without pull tabs
  • Dried pasta
  • Expired goods
  • Refrigerated goods 
  • Fresh produce
  • Baked goods 
  • Glass containers 
  • Previously opened items/damaged packaging
  • Leftovers/already made meals

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