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Contribute to the PS 261 Annual MLK Day Food Drive

Donations support the Cuyler Warren Food Pantry

Please leave donations in the marked bins in the main lobby at school between Monday January 9th and Friday, January 13th.

Donations should be non-perishable

Here are some suggested donations by grade

PreK and K

Cereal, oatmeal, breakfast bars, honey, jam, milk in shelf-stable boxes

1st Grade

Pasta, rice, mac and cheese boxes, hard taco shells, crackers, nuts and healthy snacks

2nd Grade

Beans, dried legumes, canned beans and legumes, grains, cooking oil, canned tomatoes

3rd Grade

Canned fish, canned meats, shelf-stable meats, condiments, baby food, peanut butter

4th Grade

Toothpaste, toothbrushes, personal care products, diapers, coffee, tea

5th Grade

Baking goods, applesauce, onions, potatoes, apples, root vegetables*, paper towels

(*Please pack perishable vegetables so they do not get bruised)

All unopened, useable donations are welcome!