Food Drive for Birchwood Food Desert Fighters March 25

Extra Food Assistance Benefits (SNAP) are being reduced for over 12 thousand families in Whatcom County. Come help make a difference for our Birchwood neighbors at a food drive on Saturday, March 25. Here is a list of needed items. Watch for information about signing up to help with the food drive.

  • Garlic
  • Jam (sooo much peanut butter in food bank and school boxes, but no jam or jelly to make sandwiches)
  • Cake mix and frosting for birthday cakes (candles too)
  • Vegetarian proteins (tofu, nuts, tempeh ect)
  • Sauces (soy, GF tamari, teriyaki, hot sauce)
  • Sugar
  • Flour

  • Oil
  • Fruit
  • Spices for tacos, even salt and pepper
  • Condiments like ketchup, mustard chutney, chili oil
  • Coffee, tea, baking mixes
  • Items that can’t be purchased with SNAP like hand soap, sponges, cleaning solution, paper towels, shampoo and conditioner, plastic wrap and ziplocs also menstrual products, diapers and wipes, adult incontinence supplies and socks.