Food Drive Collection for Veterans

Oct 22, 13 Food Drive Collection for Veterans

With the Holidays so close, and the economy being the way it is, we are anticipating assisting many Veteran family’s this winter.

Food Drive for Veterans
On Saturday, October 26th, Boots on the Ground NY will be collecting perishable and non-perishable food all day at the Veteran Activity Center (2184 Pond Road, unit A-4, Ronkonkoma NY). We do have freezer and refrigerator on site allowing us to collect any perishable good you might be able to contribute, such as frozen vegetables and even cuts of meat.  Boots on the Ground NY is also always collecting items for Military Care Packages as well as Holiday cards for Military members and hospitalized Veterans.

Please remember every little bit help keep someone from being hungry.

Suggested needs:

  • Non Perishable Food
    • Meals in a can (stew, chili, soup)
    • Tuna and canned meat
    • Peanut butter
    • Canned foods with pop-top lids
    • Pasta
    • Rice
    • Beans
    • Pancake mix
    • Maple Syrup
    • Cooking oils
    • Coffee / Tea
    • Low-sugar cereals
    • 100% fruit juices in single serving boxes
    • Canned fruit packed in juice
    • Canned vegetables (low salt
    • Pop-Top or vacuum sealed packets Tuna or Chicken
    • 100% Fruit Rolls
    • Oatmeal
    • Raisins
    • Graham Crackers
    • Unsweetened Applesauce
    • Cheese and Crackers
    • Fruit Cups
    • Low-sugar Cereal Bowls
    • Pretzels
    • 100% Fruit Juice Boxes
    • Granola Bars 


  • We can also accept
    • Frozen meats
    • Frozen vegetables


  • Non-food items
    • Toiletries
    • Soap / shampoos
    • Razors
    • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
    • Feminine products
    • Toilet paper / tissue paper
    • Household
    • Cleaners
    • Paper towels


  • Gift Cards
    • Food Stores
    • Clothing stores
    • International Calling Cards
    • Gas Cards
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