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Let’s Accept the 500 Can Challenge and Support the Lincoln Lutheran Food Pantry

We have been challenged once again by the Nebraska Thrivent Chapter to collect 500 canned and nonperishable food items during the month of November (see the list below for the most needed items at this time). By completing this challenge, the Lincoln Lutheran Food Pantry will receive all the food collected plus a $500 check from the Nebraska Chapter. Last year First Lutheran rose to the challenge and collected 1,115 items! So, let’s go First Lutheran! Let’s accept this challenge and help feed the hungry in Lincoln!

The Lutheran Food Pantry appreciates all donations of shelf-stable food and personal care items. Items always needed include (the items with ** are especially needed at this time):

**Breakfast bars (Pop Tarts, oatmeal/fruit bars)
**Canned pears
**Cereals, dry
**Dry dinners (Hamburger Helper)
**Fruit juice, small boxes/packets/bottles
**Macaroni and cheese
**Pasta, dry (spaghetti, macaroni, noodles, etc.)
**Peanut butter
**Pork and beans
**Spaghetti sauce
**Snack items (small packages of cookies, nuts, fruit flavored snacks, etc.)
**Personal care items (shampoo, bar soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes)

Breakfast bars (Pop Tarts, granola bars, oatmeal/fruit bars)
Canned fruits (peaches, pears, mandarin oranges, pineapple)
Canned meals (ravioli, SpaghettiOs, etc.)
Canned meats (tuna, chicken, spam)
Canned variety beans (chili, kidney, pinto)
Canned vegetables (mixed vegetables, peas, corn, green beans)
Dry dinners (Hamburger Helper)
Fruit juice, large bottles and small containers
Instant oatmeal packets
Jam and jelly
Macaroni and cheese
Pancake mix and syrup
Pasta, dry
Pork and beans
Potatoes, boxed instant
Ramen noodles
Rice, 1# and 2# bags
Saltine crackers
Snack items
Soups, condensed (vegetable, chicken noodle, tomato, cream of chicken, cream of mushroom)
Spaghetti sauce
Tomatoes, canned
Personal care items


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