SHARE food orders due Oct. 7■ SHARE is committed to building stronger communities with affordable food and volunteer service.
Orders are due before Oct. 7 for the SHARE Iowa Inc. food packages available in October.
Orders can be placed locally by calling the Sieda Community Action office at 472-6140 or Claudia Greenig at 472-3569.
Pickup will be at 8 a.m. Oct. 22 at the Fairfield Eagles Club.
Several different packages are available; participants can purchase one or more in any combination.
The $28 Best Value Package includes: 1 pound of 80 percent lean ground beef; 1.75 pound of boneless, skinless chicken thighs; 2 pounds of Market Day ready-to-cook breaded cod; 12 ounces of Little Sizzler sausage links; 16 ounces of penne rigate pasta; 24 ounces of Del Monte traditional pasta sauce; russet potatoes, acorn squash, leaf lettuce, cauliflower, apples, pears.
The $14.50 Grocery Package includes: 16 ounces of penne rigate pasta; 24 ounces of Del Monte traditional pasta sauce; russet potatoes, acorn squash, leaf lettuce, cauliflower, apples, pears.
The $14.50 Meat-Only Package includes: 1 pound of 80 percent lean ground beef; 1.75 pound of boneless, skinless chicken thighs; 2 pounds of Market Day ready-to-cook breaded cod; 12 ounces of Little Sizzler sausage links.
The $30 Baking/Pantry Box includes: 4 pounds of granulated sugar; 2 pounds of brown sugar; 2 pounds of powdered sugar; 5 pounds of flour; 5 ounces chopped walnuts; 6 ounces raisins; 12 ounces real chocolate chips; 16.5 ounces baking mix; 8 ounces of vanilla; 0.7 ounce cinnamon; 16 ounces of shortening; 14 ounces of oatmeal; 18 ounces of peanut butter; 5 ounces of spray oil; 10 ounces mini marshmallows; 32 ounces shelf stable 2 percent white milk.
The $28.50 Steak Box includes: eight 6-ounce USDA prime New York strips.
The $20.50 Rim Rock Farm’s Chicken Box includes: a 2.5-pound bag of boneless, skinless chicken breast fillet; 2.5-pound bag of breaded chicken breast fillets; a 3-pound bag of popcorn chicken.
The $36 Bacon Box includes: 16 12-ounce packages of center cut bacon.
Participants who order one of the main food packages also have the option to order “choice” items.
The choice items for October are:
• A Pizza Box with 20 5-ounce pepperoni pizzas for $18.
• Chicken breast fillets including 5 pounds of skinless, boneless chicken breast fillet pieces for $12.50.
• A Beef Calzones Box with 14 5-ounce beef and cheese calzones for $17.
• An 8-inch, double layer S’Mores Cake with white marshmallow icing and a dusting of graham cracker crumbs.
Food packages are subject to changes.
SHARE Iowa Inc. is a nonprofit food buying group that offers good, nutritious products at a reduced cost through a volunteer-run, community-based distribution system.
Everyone is welcome to participate; there are no membership fees and no income guidelines. But because part of the focus of SHARE is to promote volunteer service, participants are encouraged to spend some time volunteering with an activity of their choice to help make their community a better place.
For information, call Greenig, the Sieda Community Action office or SHARE’s main office at 800-344-1107.
Information also is available by emailing the main office at email@example.com or visiting the website www.shareiowa.org.