S.H.A.R.E. food package orders due Friday
Orders are due Friday for the S.H.A.R.E. Iowa Inc. food packages available in June.
Orders can be placed by calling the St. Mary Catholic Church office at 472-3179 or the Southern Iowa Economic Development Association office at 472-6140. Orders also can be placed online at www.shareiowa.org. The pickup date will be at 8 a.m. June 22 at the Fairfield Eagles Club.
Several different packages are available; participants can purchase one or more in any combination.
The $25 “best value” package includes 1 pound of 80 percent lean ground beef, 6 ounces Jimmy Dean sausage patties, a 2-pound tray of split chicken breast, 12 ounces fully cooked turkey tenderloin medallions, three-fourths pound fully cooked pork rib nuggets with barbecue sauce, four 3-ounce strawberry shortcake slices, 1 pound of McCain red roasted potatoes and an assortment of seasonal produce.
The $13.50 grocery package includes fresh seasonal produce assortment, four 3-ounce strawberry shortcake slices and 1 pound of McCain red roasted potatoes.
The $13.50 meat-only package includes 1 pound of 80 percent lean ground beef, 6 ounces Jimmy Dean sausage patties, a 2-pound tray of split chicken breasts, 12 ounces fully cooked turkey tenderloin medallions and three-fourths pound fully cooked pork rib nuggets with barbecue sauce.
The $16 chicken cordon bleu package has eight 6-ounce individually wrapped, breaded chicken breasts stuffed with ham and cheese.
The $22 steak package has eight 6-ounce individually wrapped USDA choice sirloin steaks.
The $22 Grill Box special includes two 6- ounce choice sirloin steaks, two 6-ounce boneless pork chops, 12 ounces of Italian sausage, 1 pound chicken breast, one 10-ounce pork tenderloin and 1 pound of ground beef.
The $20.50 Chicken Breast Fillet Strips special includes six pounds of fully cooked, all natural and antibiotic-free chicken breast fillet strips packaged in three 2-pound bags.
Participants who order one of the main food packages also have the option to order “choice” items.
The choice items for June are: $5.75 2-pound chicken breasts nuggets; $6.25 5-pound Ore-Ida hash brown triangle wedges; $12 3-pound fully cooked oven-roasted skin-on turkey breast; and $7.50 for six 4.5 ounce breakfast bagels with sausage, scrambled eggs and hash browns in a cheddar cheese sauce wrapped in bagel dough.
Food packages are subject to changes.
The nonprofit food-buying organization offers meal food packages at reduced costs through its volunteer-run distribution system. Participants do not have to meet income guidelines. Participants are asked to volunteer at least two hours to an activity of their choice.
For information, call Claudia Greenig at 472-3569 or the S.H.A.R.E. Iowa main office at 800-344-1107.