S.H.A.R.E. orders due
Orders are due before Dec. 6 for the S.H.A.R.E. Iowa Inc. food packages available in December.
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. Dec. 21 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 90 percent lean ground beef; four 4-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets; 1 pound of all natural turkey burgers; four 4-ounce pollock fillets; a 9-ounce package of Red’s All Natural Bean & Cheese Quesadillas; 22 ounces of Gourmet cinnamon rolls; and seasonal produce assortment.
The $13.50 grocery package includes: a 9-ounce package of Red’s All Natural Bean & Cheese Quesadillas; 22 ounces of Gourmet cinnamon rolls; and seasonal produce assortment.
The $13.50 meat-only package includes: 1 pound of 90 percent lean ground beef; four 4-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets; 1 pound of all natural turkey burgers; and four 4-ounce pollock fillets.
The $30 Christmas dinner package includes all the fixings for a meal for six: a ham, pineapple tidbits, potatoes, gravy, macaroni and cheese, frozen winter vegetable blend, salad mix, a dessert item, celery, carrots, apples and oranges.
The $32 T-bone/Porterhouse steak box includes: four 16-ounce T-bone steaks. The box will include a free package of roasted potatoes.
The $17 shrimp box includes: 2 pounds of beer-battered, tail-on shrimp.
The $22 meat and cheese box includes: two 7-ounce beef summer sausage; one 12-ounce beef summer sausage; and 8-ounces each of mild cheddar cheese, colby cheese and pepper jack cheese.
Participants who order one of the main food packages also have the option to order “choice” items.
The choice items for December are:
• A $12 3.25-pound fully cooked, oven-roasted, skin-on turkey breast.
• A $6 1.7-pound package of Hormel Always Tender teriyaki beef tenders.
• A $12 box of pierogies, including 2 pounds of potato and four cheese, 2-pounds of potato and onion, and 2-pounds of potato and bacon.
• A $7.50 19.2-ounce cheesecake sampler, with New York, turtle, strawberry and chocolate marble flavors.
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, but are asked to volunteer at least two hours to an activity of their choice.
For information, call Claudia Greenig at 472-3569 or the organization’s main office at 800-344-1107.