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Yom Kippur Food Drive Collection

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 10 Tishrei 5783

12:00 PM - 2:00 PMIn-person at the temple

Drive up & Drop Off

Please help support our local food pantries this Yom Kippur — the number of food insecure families has risen greatly in the past year.

Drop-Off On Yom Kippur 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Simply, load your groceries into your trunk and drive up to CBT’s parking lot where you will be met by volunteers, who will assist you by taking your groceries out of the car! Contributions to the Yom Kippur food drive will be given to local organizations to distribute to clients throughout the Greater Boston and Metrowest areas.

Drop-Off at Other Times

You may also drop off your donation anytime from now until Yom Kippur and place the bags in the bins located at the front of the building.

What To Donate?

The items that are needed most are:

  • Hearty Canned and Dry Soups and Meals, (creamed soups - chicken, mushroom, clam and fish chowder)
  • Chef Boyardi, canned meats, tuna, salmon, taco meals, Hamburger Helper, boxed side dishes
  • Rice mixes, stuffings, scalloped and dry potato mixes, tuna helper, baked beans
  • Mac and Cheese and all Pastas, Ramen Noodles
  • Canned Vegetables, and canned potatoes, sweet potatoes
  • Beans - canned and dry ( pintos, lentils, black beans, kidney beans, etc.)
  • Canned Fruits and apple sauce; Chunky peanut butter and jellies and jams
  • Canned Tomato Products - tomato sauce, canned tomatoes, paste (glass or plastic jars)
  • Cereals - cold and hot; pancake and waffle mixes; muffin mixes
  • Condiments and Sauces - ketchup, mustard, mayo, barbecue sauce, relish, etc.
  • Snacks - crackers, popcorn, granola bars, raisins
  • Desserts - cookies, boxed mixes, jello, pudding, sugar, flour
  • Drinks - juice boxes and cans, coffee, cocoa, tea, powdered drinks
  • Children’s Food - jars of baby food ( particularly fruits), baby cereal, formula, pick-up foods for toddlers, etc.
  • Cleaning Items; Personal Items; Paper Items

Please check expiration dates!

Monetary Contributions appreciated

If you are unable to do grocery shopping, monetary contributions may be made to each pantry directly, in the form of a check or gift card. Indicate in the memo line that you are a CBT member. Consider giving in multiples of $18. You can drop these off during the Yom Kippur collection on October 5th or mail them directly to each pantry. See addresses below.

We thank you all so, so much for your contributions during this very difficult time. Stay safe and be well. 

La Shana Tova,

The CBT Social Action Committee

A Place to Turn in Natick
99 Hartford Street
Natick, MA 01760

Family Table
JF&CS (Jewish Family & Children's Service)
1430 Main Street 
Waltham, MA 02451

Pearl Street Cupboard & Café
46 Park Street
Framingham, MA 01702


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