Newcastle Hosts Community Food Drive
Posted on 11/28/2018

The City of Newcastle is partnering with Northwest Harvest to host a community food drive! You're invited to join the cause and make a difference for families in need in the Newcastle area. Bring donations of non-perishable foods, baby formula and diapers to the collection box located on the first-floor lobby at Newcastle City Hall (12835 Newcastle Way) through Dec. 20. Northwest Harvest recommends donations of shelf-stable food with the lowest saturated fats and refined carbohydrates (sugar, white flour). 

SUGGESTED FOOD ITEMS

— Beef stew, chili and similar meals with low salt, sugar and saturated fats
— Canned fruit, especially with low sugar (but not artificial sweeteners)
— Canned fish or meat
— Peanut butter (plastic jars are preferred)
— Canned vegetables (low sodium)
— Brown rice
— Whole grain pastas
— Canned tomato sauces
— Shelf-stable milk

INFANT AND BABY ITEMS

— Baby formula
— Jars of baby food
— Powdered or canned milk
— Infant cereal
— Baby diapers

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