Salvation Army of Broward County Reports Severe Shortage of Food Seeks Urgent Donations

donationsThe Salvation Army of Broward County now feeds 1,100 families in our community each month through their weekly food pantry. Donations aren’t keeping up with the increasing demand.

As summer break approaches, this crisis will only worsen, says Major Guadalupe. “During the summer, when schools are closed, families that rely on free or reduced-cost meals for their children face additional burdens,” he explained. They often turn to food banks and pantries for support. “This is especially challenging for children, who need proper nutrition for their growth and development.”

Rising food prices are further exasperating a dire situation, stressed Major Guadalupe. “Families simply can’t afford to feed their children, and our supplies are running low. We are coming to our fellow Broward County residents for help.”

Salvation Army Food Donations List

You may help replenish the Salvation Army’s food supplies by bringing your food donations to The Salvation Army of Broward County, 1445 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312.

Items Most Needed:

– Mashed Potatoes

– Rice and Pasta

– Shelf-stable Milk and Cheese

– Cooking Oil and Salad Dressings

– Canned Vegetables and Beans

– Canned Soups, Fruit, Tuna, and Chicken

– Peanut Butter, Jelly, and Spaghetti Sauce

– Cereal, Oatmeal, and Granola Bars

– Macaroni & Cheese and Ramen Noodles

Monetary donations may be made at the Salvation Army Broward County website:

The Salvation Army of Broward County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to alleviating poverty and supporting individuals and families in need. Through various programs and services, including food assistance, shelter, and education, it strives to impact the community positively.

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