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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Frederick Community Action Agency in Need of Supplies and Food

The Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA) offers many services to the Frederick community. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, FCAA has continued to adapt and expand services to meet the needs of the Frederick community. At this time, FCAA is in need of the following supplies to continue to support the most vulnerable in our community: 

Food Services: 
Soup Kitchen: The soup kitchen is operating on a carryout basis daily from 5:30 PM-6:30 PM. Serving 150 meals each evening, FCAA is looking for local restaurants and caterers to aid in the preparation of those prepackaged meals. The Soup Kitchen is also in need of the following supplies:

  • Paper lunch bags
  • Plastic sandwich bags
  • Granola bars
  • Fruit cups, pudding cups, non-refrigerated Jell-O cups
  • Small bottled waters
  • Individually wrapped cookies or pastries
  • Single-serve drinks, soda, tea, juice
  • Single-serve chips or crackers
  • Packets of ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise
  • Individually wrapped spoons, forks, and knives

Foodbank: The Foodbank is operating Monday through Friday from 2 PM-4 PM on an appointment basis.  Additionally, in collaboration with the Salvation Army, FCAA mobilized its Food Bank to serve local seniors and households. Food bags are currently being delivered to Taney Village and through food drops with the Asian American Center of Frederick and the Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland. To continue on-site and mobile food distribution, the Foodbank is in need of the following supplies:

  • Cereal
  • Canned Meat (tuna, chef boy r dee, stews, chilis, etc.)
  • Bread
  • Toilet Paper
  • Pasta
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Rice a Roni
  • Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned Soup
  • Canned Beans
  • Single-serve containers of food (easy mac, fruit cups, pop-top canned items, single-serve packets of oatmeal/cereal)
  • Rice
  • Household Cleaners and cleaning supplies
  • Paper Items such as tissues, paper plates, napkins, paper towels
  • Peanut Butter
  • Water
  • Shelf-stable milk
  • Juice
  • Granola Bars/single-serve snacks
  • Coffee
  • Non-Refrigerated Fruit cups

No contact donation drop-off is available at 14 E All Saints Street. Monetary donations may be contributed through Friends for Neighborhood Progress (make a note for “FOODBANK”). FCAA supports any donations, however, wants to ensure the safety of our donors. Please continue to lessen your exposure and only pick up items for donations during your routine trips to stores. For more information, please call FCAA at 301-600-1506.

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