FORT LEE, Va. – Commissary employees and customers are still working together again this year to collect donations for the Feds Feed Families campaign.
The campaign, underway through Aug. 31, collects much-needed items for local food banks. Customers and employees can donate nonperishable food and personal hygiene items to the campaign using marked bins located at the entries or exits of participating commissaries, including the Fort Huachuca Commissary.
Once the items have been collected Fort Huachuca Commissary personnel will give the items to the Chaplain’s Food Locker. The most-needed items for donations include:
* Canned vegetables – low sodium, no salt
* Canned fruits – in light syrup or its own juices
* Canned proteins – tuna, salmon, chicken, peanut butter and beans
* Soups – beef stew, chili, chicken noodle, turkey or rice
* Condiments – tomato-based sauces, light soy sauce, ketchup, mustard, salad dressing or oils
* Snacks – individually packed snacks, crackers, trail mix, dried fruit, granola and cereal bars, pretzels and sandwich crackers
* Multigrain cereal
* 100 percent juice – all sizes, including juice boxes
* Grains – brown and white rice, oatmeal, bulgar, quinoa, couscous, pasta, and macaroni and cheese
* Paper products and household items – paper towels, napkins, cleaning supplies
* Hygiene items – diapers, deodorants (men and women), feminine products, toilet paper, tissues, soap, toothpaste and shampoo.