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Lemont food pantries release wish list of items

Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 12:00 p.m. CDT

LEMONT – The two Lemont food pantries recently released a list of highly sought-after items.

Food pantry bins are located at Starbucks, the Lemont Police Station lobby, the Lemont Township Office lobby, Pawz & Klawz Pet Salon and U.S. Bank.

The items include:

• boxed meals (i.e. Hamburger Helper)

• pasta and rice sides

• canned meals (pasta, Chinese, chili, etc.)

• canned and foil packages of meats

• kids name brand cereals

• pancake mix and syrup

• baking supplies and mixes

• boxed Jello and pudding

• cans, jars and boxes of fruit

• snack cups and bars

• packaged cookies

• microwave popcorn

• coffee and tea bags

• salad dressing, condiments and spices

• peanut butter, jelly and marshmellow fluff

• jars of cheese, salsa and spreads

• toilet paper, paper towels, paper plates and napkins

• personal care items and cleaning products

• baby food, formula, wipes and diapers

• bottled water

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