Looking Out Food Bag Project

The federal government shut down has affected many in St. Clair County, especially our military families. Local agencies have partnered to put together emergency food bags to cover the basic needs of these families by “Looking out for those who look out for us!”  How Can You Help? By donating food items to help feed affected families, or by making an online donation at midcitynutrition.org and they can do the shopping for you!
Shopping List – Feeds a family of 4 for a few days:
• Box of cereal
• Jar of peanut butter
• Box/bag of stuffing mix
• Box of mashed potatoes
• Box of macaroni and cheese
• Canned fruit
• Canned tomatoes
• Can of tuna
• Box of Jell-O or pudding
• Jar of applesauce
• Package of rice
• Package of oatmeal
• Box/bag of pasta
• Jar of spaghetti sauce
• Can of chicken noodle soup
• Can of tomato soup
• Can of mixed vegetables
• Can of green beans
• Can of corn
• Canned sweet potatoes
• Can of cranberry sauce
• Can of beans
• Box of crackers
• Toilet paper
*Please no out-of-date or expired items! Thank you!  Each bag will cost between $40 – $50. You may purchase all or some of the items on the list.  All goods may be dropped off at St. Martin Lutheran/Mid City Nutrition Program at 805 Chestnut, (at 8th and Chestnut) between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM., Monday – Friday.  You may also drop off your donations at the YMCA of the Blue Water Area at 1525 3rd St. from 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM on Saturday, and from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Sunday. The YMCA will have drop boxes inside the facility.  For more information about the “Looking Out” Food Bag Project, contact Mid City Nutrition at