Turkeys, Hams Needed: Chester-Andover Family Center Holiday Wish List

The Chester-Andover Family Center Food Shelf requests increase during the holidays in order to provide recipients with nutritious dinners on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Here is a list of items we need:

Thanksgiving: Frozen turkey - 12 to 16 pounds, or roasting chicken, 5 to

7 pounds, cranberry sauce, stuffing mix, turkey or chicken gravy, canned or dry mix, pie crust, dry or refrigerated, evaporated milk.

Christmas: Ham - 2 to 6 pounds (canned or fresh), cake mix, frosting.

Both holidays: Potatoes, fresh or instant, canned vegetables, fresh if received in a timely manner, canned sweet potatoes, large and small.

Thanksgiving items must be received by early November, Christmas items by early December, during the Center's regular hours:

Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, 2 to 8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A big "thank you" to all of you who stopped by our table at the Taste of Home show.

Winter clothes and holiday decorations are now available at our Thrift Shop.

The Chester Andover Blanket and Outerwear Drive is underway, and collection boxes are located at both schools in Chester, most churches, and the Town Offices. We are located at 656 Depot Street in Chester, our telephone is 875-3236, or cafc302@gmail.com.

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