The Mary Brennan INN, at 100 Madison Ave. in Hempstead, will hold a food and toiletries drive Saturday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon at the soup kitchen.
This is a no-contact drive. Donors will place their items on a table with masked volunteers standing at a distance. They will retrieve the food after the donor drives away.
Needed items include:
- Canned meats
- Canned tuna and salmon
- Canned soup (flip-top cans)
- Canned stews and chili
- Canned vegetables
- Canned fruit
- Dry soup
- Peanut butter
- Jelly (no glass jars)
- Travel and regular-size toiletries, including soap, shampoo and conditioner
- Baby diapers sizes 4 and up
- Hot and cold cereals, including oatmeal and Farina
- Powdered milk
- Packaged pasta like macaroni and cheese
- Baby food and cereal (glass jars accepted)
- Baby formula such as Enfamil and Similac
- Toilet paper
- No clothing donations will be accepted at this time.