UPDATED: Newton Dems Plan Food Drive for 2019 Caucus

The Newton Democratic City Committee is leading a food and supplies drive for Newton food pantries during the 2019 caucus on May 19th, 3:00 pm at Newton South High School.

For all caucus-goers and anyone else who would like to help provide supplies to the Newton food pantries—here’s what you should bring:

Starting with non-food items (important, because these cannot be purchased with government food assistance):
Sunscreen
Laundry detergent (small and medium only)
Dish soap
Household cleaner
Sponges
Sanitary napkins (not tampons)
Body lotion
Toothpaste and Toothbrushes
Soap

Food:
Shelf safe milk
Oil
Spices
Soy sauce
Cereal
Canned salmon, beets, pineapple, mandarin oranges, vegetables
Ground coffee
Hearty soup
Tea
Dried beans (e.g., lentils)
Healthy snacks
Baking goods (e.g., cake mixes)

PLEASE NOTE:  no travel sizes or oversized items, and all items must be unopened and within expiration date