Holiday Help: Basket Donations For Herndon-Reston FISH

Herndon Reston FISHHerndon-Reston FISH (Friendly Instant Sympathetic Help) has a record number of requests for food baskets this holiday season. For Thanksgiving, 500 baskets were distributed and the same number will be distributed in December. Although FISH has held several successful food drives, the nonprofit is short of food for the December baskets.

FISH needs donations of food or money to buy food (please mark cash donations for food baskets).

Donations should be left before Friday, Dec. 13 at:

Bargain Loft (Operated by Herndon-Reston FISH),  336 Victory Parkway Drive, Herndon

FISH needs:

For families: Costco sized flats of tuna fish, peanut-butter and soup. They will be spilt up across may food baskets.

For seniors: baskets with the following items listed below, which can be provided separately or as a complete food basket.

2 cans low sodium soup

3 cans 8 oz vegetables or two cans 15oz

1 or 2 cans tuna or protein (salmon, chicken or peanut butter)

1 can low sodium chili ( or main dish)

Beans (1 package dry or 2 small cans)

Rice

1 macaroni and cheese

1 package pasta

1 small spaghetti sauce

1 box cereal

1 small juice (juice boxes)

1 Jello

1 tea/coffee – suggest small individual packs

1 small fruit – canned or set of single serve of apple sauce

Know a group that needs holiday help, either through volunteers or donations, this season? Tell us at [email protected].

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