SHARE orders due before Aug. 8
Orders are due before Aug. 8 for the SHARE Iowa Inc. food packages available in August.
Orders can be placed by calling the Southern Iowa Economic Development Association office at 472-6140, SHARE Iowa at 800-344-1107 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Orders also can be placed online at www.shareiowa.com.
The pickup date will be at 8 a.m. Aug. 23 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 bacon; 1 pound of seasoned chicken breast fillets; five 3-ounce boneless pork chops; 9 ounces of Hillshire oven-roasted deli turkey breast; 32 ounces of 100 percent apple juice; 10-ounce box of creamy shells and cheese; and seasonal produce assortment.
The $13.50 grocery package includes: 14-ounce 32 ounces of 100 percent apple juice; 10-ounce box of creamy shells and cheese; and seasonal produce assortment.
The $13.50 meat-only package includes: 1 pound of bacon; 1 pound of seasoned chicken breast fillets; five 3-ounce boneless pork chops; 9 ounces of Hillshire oven-roasted deli turkey breast.
The $24.50 Grill Box includes: six 5-ounce hamburgers; two 5-ounce boneless pork chops; 10 ounces of pork sirloin; four 4-ounce boneless chicken; 12 ounces of Italian sausage; two 5-ounce top sirloin steaks.
The $21 Birds Eye Box includes: 19 ounces of long grain white rice; 19 ounces of whole grain brown rice; 12 ounces of Italian blend vegetables; 12 ounces of Asian blend vegetables; 12 ounces cheesy mac with broccoli and carrots; 12 ounces butter shells with corn and carrots; 12 ounces of broccoli, edamame and carrots; 12 ounces of spiral pasta and vegetables; 12 ounces creamy ranch mac with broccoli and carrots; 12 ounces gold and white corn; 12 ounces whole grain rotini with corn, carrots and green beans; 12 ounces butter pasta shells with corn and carrots.
The $18 Pepperoni Pizza Box includes 20 5-inch 4.5-ounce pepperoni pizzas.
Participants who order one of the main food packages also have the option to order “choice” items.
The choice items for August are:
• A $15 ranch style steak box, with eight 5-ounce, individually wrapped all-natural sirloin steaks.
• An $18.50 blueberry sausage pancake bites box, with four 2-pound bags of Schwan’s blueberry sausage pancake bites.
• A $10 pizza dinner box with a 32-ounce Schwan’s pepperoni pizza, a 28-ounce page of chocolate chip cookies, and four 8-ounce packages of shelf-stable 2 percent chocolate milk.
• A $14 meat and cheese snack pack, with 8 ounces of Colby Jack block cheese and eight 8-ounces beef sticks.
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 organization’s main office at 800-344-1107.