May 7, 2008

Migrant Food Pantry in urgent need

BAY CITY – The Catholic Diocese of Saginaw’s Migrant Food Pantry is in dire need of food for the coming migrant season.

Donations are down and the food pantry shelves are critically under stocked, said Maria Cepeda, Office of Hispanic Ministry director and pastoral administrator at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Bay City.

Items that are needed include pinto beans (dry or in jar), rice, spaghetti, corn, green beans, pancake mix, syrup, white flour, shortening, cooking oil, dish detergent, wash detergent, baking powder, salt, black pepper; baby food and formula, diapers, baby clothes, and personal hygiene items.

Monetary Donations may be forwarded to: Catholic Diocese of Saginaw, Office of Hispanic Ministry, 5800 Weiss St., Saginaw, MI 48603-2799

Food and other items may be dropped off at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, 1619 Broadway St., in Bay City. Please call ahead (989) 894-0661 for drop-off times.

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