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Annapolis Police seeking donations for Thanksgiving Food Drive

Posted: 10:42 AM, Nov 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-16 15:49:54Z

Those looking to help the Annapolis Police provide Thanksgiving Dinner have until Monday to drop donations off at the force's headquarters.

Police plan to distribute the dinners to local families on Tuesday. Any remaining food will go to local school food pantries. Donations can be dropped off at 199 Taylor Avenue.

Residents who want to contribution can tick off items from a fairly specific shopping list the police provided:

  • 5-pound bags of potatoes
  • 2-pound bags of onions
  • Jars of gravy
  • Cans of cranberry sauce
  • Cans of sweet potatoes
  • Cans of green beans
  • Bags or boxes of stuffing
  • Cans of cream of mushroom soup
  • Fench fried onions
  • Boxes of pasta
  • Pasta sauce
  • Peanut butter 
  • Jelly
  • Cereal
  • Soup and other canned meals
  • Boxed macaroni and cheese
  • Healthy snacks like breakfast bars and dried fruit
  • Baby food

Make sure to double check expiration dates as expired food won't be accepted, police said.