IMPORTANT NUMBERS: Client Services:789-1559 x15 Emergency Food Pantry: 284-0303
The Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale is beginning to collect food and other items for its Thanksgiving and holiday programs.The following is a list of programs and program needs.All of our holiday programs are being run by members of Teen Jonnycake, our youth volunteer service program. If you are planning to support any of these programs, please let us know!
DECEMBER HOLIDAY FOOD BASKETS
Purpose: To provide items needed to prepare a holiday meal during the month of December.
Donations Needed: Gravy mix, stuffing, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned yams, canned pineapple, quick bread mix, pie crust mix, evaporated milk, canned pumpkin, and canned pie filling.
Important Dates: Donations must be received by Tuesday, December 8th. Please call 284-0303 to schedule a drop off date and time. Deliver donations to our Emergency Food Pantry at 1183 B Kingstown Rd.
Purpose: To provide a basket of food containing items needed to prepare breakfast and lunch during the December school vacation week for children enrolled in federal school nutrition programs.
Donations Needed: Boxes of cereal, pancake mix, maple syrup, canned juice, juice boxes, peanut butter, jelly, macaroni & cheese, tuna fish, soups, crackers, and hot cocoa.
Important Dates: Donations must be received by Friday, December 18th. Please call 284-0303 to schedule a drop off date and time. Deliver donations to our Emergency Food Pantry at 1183 B Kingstown Rd.
In addition to collecting food for upcoming holiday meals and for the December school vacation, the Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale is seeking donations to support other holiday programs:
HOLIDAY ITEMS FOR CHILDREN
The Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale is partnering with the South Kingstown School Department to collect holiday gifts for children and teens this year. The Jonnycake Center will serve as a drop off site for these donations which will then be sorted and given to the schools throughout the district for distribution to families who the schools have already identified as needing help for the holidays.
Holiday donations will be accepted at the Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale, 1231 Kingstown Rd, Peace Dale through Friday, December 11th. Gift cards to local businesses, or VISA gift cards, are preferred.
Holiday gifts for children in Narragansett are being coordinated by the School Department and the Narragansett Housing Authority. For more information or to support this program, please contact Christine Lennon, Program Coordinator for the Narragansett Housing Authority, at 782-0674, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Noel Program is designed to provide for the basic need to babies, children and teens. The Center is seeking donations for infants and toddlers of diapers and pull-ups (sizes 4, 5, and 6 preferred), wet wipes, bibs, bottles and sippy cups, lotions, powders and bath supplies; new pajamas, underwear, socks, hats and gloves – all sizes. It is also requesting donations of school supplies, toiletries (shampoo, deodorant, feminine hygiene items) and new pajamas, underwear, socks, hats and gloves – all sizes – for children and teens.
Donations must be received by Wednesday,December 16th. They may be dropped off at the Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale, 1231 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, on or before that date.
ELDER APPRECIATION GIFTS
The Jonnycake Center is seeking donations that will provide holiday gifts to our senior citizens in appreciation for all their past and present contributions to our community. Donations needed includegift cards in any denomination for local restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacy chains, hair salons and barber shops, clothing stores, book stores; also, blankets, bath robes, and puzzles.
Donations must be received by Friday, December 11th. They may be dropped off at the Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale, 1231 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, on or before that date.
The Jonnycake Center office hours are Tuesday - Thursday from 9am-5pm; Friday and Saturday from 9am-3pm.
Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale - 1231 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale, RI 02879 phone: (401) 789-1559 - fax: (401) 284-1286 - email: email@example.com