Each month the pantry is collecting a particular item(s) for the pantry shelves. We hope you will be part of these monthly challenges to help your local pantry.
January: Canned Soup
February: Pasta and Pasta Sauce – gluten free pasta is also a necessity
March: Personal hygiene / Toiletries – Toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, soap, lotion, shampoo and conditioner
April: Pet Food – mostly dog and cat food is needed
May: Canned Beans – black beans, navy beans, baked beans etc.
June: Condiments – salad dressings, ketchup, mustard, pickles, mayo etc.
August: Peanut butter and Jelly – all kinds, it’s helps for those back to school times
September: Snacks – crackers, goldfish, granola bars, popcorn kernels, nuts and dried fruit
October: Coffee, teas and hot chocolate
November: Canned fruit
December: Cereal and Oatmeal
We have a number of clients that are dairy free, gluten free, vegetarians and/or vegans. Please keep them in mind as well.
Drop off locations:
Bar Harbor Food Pantry – 36 Mount Desert street (basement of YWCA) open hours Tues 9-12 or Thursday 4-6pm
YWCA 36 Mount Desert St. We have a drop box in their lobby Monday-Friday 8:30-4pm
Bar Harbor Hannaford- There is a white drop box (location on site can vary depending on time of year)
Serendipity Resale Clothing Boutique – 36 Kennebec place, hours for drop off are 10am-5pm Wed-Sat (winter) Tues- Sat (summer)
Need more info or a different time? Just call 288-3375 for Sara Graves or 288-2000 for Jenny Jones