Special Counsel Gives Back This Holiday Season

Special Counsel Gives Back - Holiday Charity Food Drive

Special Counsel is proud to give back to our community. This year we’ve raised money, donated school supplies and given countless hours of our time to those less fortunate in our communities across the country.

Last holiday season, we made a donation and volunteered at Miriam’s Kitchen, an organization committed to ending chronic homelessness in Washington D.C. by connecting them with permanent supportive housing, and ensuring they have the necessary support o remain in housing. Our Thanksgiving with Miriam’s Kitchen was an incredible experience and we’re excited to once again provide food to make the season brighter for those in need.

This holiday season as you sit down with your family and friends to enjoy your holiday meal, take a moment to think about the millions of Americans that suffer from food insecurity; forcing them to skip meals, eat less, buy inexpensive foods that do not meet their daily nutritional needs or sometimes feed their children and not themselves.

 

49.1 million Americans struggled to put food on the table for their families in 2013, including 33.3 million adults and 15.8 million children.

-Feeding America

 

Please help us give back by bringing non-perishable food items for us to donate to our local food banks. We will be collecting food donations from December 1st to December 31st across the United States at all of our branch locations.

Help us give back! See the list below for suggested donation items.

SUGGESTED FOOD ITEMS TO DONATE

Fats, Oils & Sweets

  • Jelly and jam
  • Honey
  • Sugar
  • Mayonnaise
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salad dressing
  • Syrup

Milk, Yogurt & Cheese

  • Infant formula
  • Powdered milk
  • Instant breakfast drinks
  • Canned and boxed pudding

Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans & Nuts

  • Canned Tuna
  • Canned Chicken
  • Canned Beef Strew
  • Bean soups
  • Canned or dried beans
  • Baked beans
  • Canned Chili
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned Nuts

Vegetables

  • Canned Vegetables
  • Vegetable Soup
  • Canned Tomato products
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Baby Food Vegetables
  • V-8 Juice

Fruits

  • Canned Fruit
  • Raisins
  • Applesauce
  • Dried Fruits
  • Baby Food Fruit
  • Fruit Leather (100% fruit)
  • Canned & Boxed 100% Juice

Bread, Cereal, Rice & Pasta

    • Rice and rice mixes
    • Canned Pastas
    • Noodle mixes
    • Dry noodles and pastas
    • Macaroni and Cheese Mix
    • Cold Cereals
    • Bran Cereal
    • Shredded Wheat
    • Infant Cereal
    • Hot Cereal Mixes
    • Oatmeal
    • Bread & Muffin Mixes
    • Pancake Mix
    • Whole-Grain Crackers
    • Granola Bars
    • Graham Crackers
    • Flour

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