Project 5000 Food Boxes

You can help feed the hungry here in Gainesville!

Empty Project 5000 boxes can be purchased from Gainesville Community Ministry for .75 cents (or you can provide your own). You can then fill the box with the items listed below and return them to GCM Food Pantry for distribution to families in need.
Each box will cost about $25.00 to fill and will feed a family of 4 for two days.

Include in each box:
2 cans of meat
2 cans of vegetables
2 cans of fruit
2 cans of soup
2 boxes of macaroni/cheese or rice
1 lb. of dry beans or 1 can baked beans
1 box of hot/cold cereal
1 pkg. of powdered milk
1 can of evaporated milk
1 box of dried soup mix
1 jar of peanut butter
Optional: 1 small bottle of dish detergent
or any personal care items you wish (tooth brushes, soap, shampoo, etc)

or
You can provide a food box by donating $25.00 for each family you wish to help.
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HOLIDAY FOOD BOXES

Every Thanksgiving and Christmas GCM needs your help in collecting the items listed below for our holiday boxes. Holiday boxes are given out to families and individuals in need who would not be able to afford a meal for the holidays. Each year we receive more requests for food during the holidays, but we can’t meet the need without your help.

ITEMS NEEDED:

Gift Certificates/Cards for meat ($10.00 per person)or a canned meat
1 Flour (2 LB)
1 Sugar (2 LB)
1 Canned Fruit
1 Canned Vegetable
1 Dry Milk Envelope
1 Peanut Butter
1 Rice (1 LB)
1 Can Evaporated Milk
1 Stuffing Mix
1 Can Pumpkin Pie Filling
1 Box Jello (Large)

PERSONAL CARE BAGS: HOMELESS/DISASTER RELIEF NEEDS

PLACE IN GALLON CLEAR ZIP-LOCK BAG:


* TRAVEL SIZE ITEMS WHEN POSSIBLE*

 

1 STANDARD HAND TOWEL

1 STANDARD WASH CLOTH

1 BOTTLE LIQUID SOAP

1 DEODORANT

1 RAZOR/ BLADES & SHAVING CREAM

1 SHAMPOO

1 TOOTH BRUSH & PASTE

1 COMB 1 LARGE SCRUNCHY

 

PLEASE COLLECT BUT NOT INCLUDE:

1. FEMALE PRODUCTS

2. MENS UNDERWEAR

3. LADIES UNDERWEAR

4. DIAPERS

5.SOCKS

 
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