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Friday June 16th Farmers Markets "Giving Back" The Samaritan House

Farmers Market Giving Back week

Friday June 16th The Ghent Farmers Market will hold a donation DRIVE for our friends at The Samaritan House. Rain date 7/7/23. The Samaritan House will be onsite receiving these donations. They will also take this time to share informative information about their nonprofit.

The Ghent Farmers Market Will Join our sister markets, Kings Grant & Old Beach Farmers Markets in a week of Giving back!

Shedding light on those that help us right here in our communities each day. You never know if you or someone you know will ever need these services. It’s nice to put a face and organization behind all the amazing work these nonprofits do selflessly every day. At the very least we want to make sure they know; WE CARE about what they do!

Thank you for your continued support, Executive Director Lori Golding Zontini

From the Samaritan House- Whether you choose to sign up as a monthly donor, make a one-time contribution, or donate your time or items to Samaritan House, you are making a tremendous impact by helping families in crisis in Hampton Roads.

Our needs change throughout the year, and the best way to be alerted of specific, urgent client needs is by following us on Facebook. There are some items that we always accept, as they are the most helpful for most of our clients at any given time. See the list below for our general item wish list!

Items with a * are most needed by our clients. When possible, we ask that bedding and towel donations are new items.

Gift cards to Wal-Mart, Food Lion, Farm Fresh, and Kroger are always greatly appreciated, as they are utilized to purchase work uniforms, basic household items, and supplement our Nutrition Assistance Program. ________________________________________ Food Pantry Items • Baked beans • Canned fruit • Canned pasta (ravioli) • Cereal • Coffee • Corn • Flour • Jell-O (snack pack) • Jelly • Juice • Ketchup • Kool-Aid • Instant Potatoes • Mac and Cheese • Mayonnaise • Mustard • Oatmeal • Peanut Butter • Pancake mix & Syrup • Rice • Salt and Pepper • Soup (canned) • Spaghetti and Sauce • Sugar • Tea • Tuna (canned)

• Household Items • Dishes • Silverware • Cups • Can opener • Pots and pans* • Coffee maker • Toaster • Air mattress & Pumps (All sizes) * • Sheet sets (All sizes) * • Pillows and pillowcases* • Blankets* • Bath towels* • Clothes (New or gently used, in-season) • Coats • Business clothes (M/F) • Scrubs (M/F) • Shoes • Socks • Diapers and Pull-ups (both genders, all sizes)* • Baby wipes • Unisex deodorant • Hair dryer • Hairbrush • Paper products (toilet paper, napkins, paper towels) • Full-size shampoo, conditioner & body wash • Cleaning Supplies • Laundry detergent • Fabric softener sheets • Dish soap • Dishwasher soap • Kitchen cleaner • Bathroom cleaner • Pine-Sol • Comet cleaner • SOS pads • Bleach • Paper Towels • Toilet Paper • Disposable gloves • Magic Erasers • Trash bags • Swiffer • Cleaning rags • Windex • Toilet brush/cleaner • Plunger • Sponges • Broom • Mop • Bucket • Flashlight • Batteries • Lightbulbs • Vacuum

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