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Interfaith Humanitarian Sanctum, Inc.

"What can take only seconds can change someone else’s life." - Unknown
Abstract art of compassion
"I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something, and I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do."

- Edward Everett Hale

Meal Packet Shopping List

(Please provide a variety of items, especially main
dishes. Some people will eat your meals for days.)

Breakfast (include two of three listed)

Instant oats or grits (single packet)
Breakfast bars and granola bars
Power bars, fruit & grain bars

Fruits – single serving (one or two)

Fruit and applesauce cups
    (plastic cups or flip-top single serve cans only)
Raisins or other dried fruits

Main Dishes (include two from list)

Single serve microwave meal cups (e.g. chili,
    beef stew, chicken and rice, beans & rice)
Ready- to- eat soups & stews in “flip-top cans”
up to 1 7 oz. size (Campbell’s, Progresso, etc.)
    (INCLUDE sturdy microwave safe paper bowl)
Tuna or chicken salad & cracker packs
Add water and microwave mac & cheese

Extras (include two from list)

Peanuts or other nuts packets
Crackers with peanut butter filling
Single-serve microwave popcorn
Trail mix packs or cereal bars


One-gallon zip-lock plastic bags
Plastic spoons & forks (pair per packet)
Paper napkins and 1-2 disposable paper bowls
SPECIAL: A friendly note or card to recipient!

Delivery: Place meal packets in sets of eight (8)
in clean plastic trash bags for movement. Or six (6)
in copy paper boxes with lids. Notify IHS
to arrange meeting for convenient pickup or
delivery point at a half-way location.

Looking for an easy and fun service project? Contact us about making meal packets with your group. Scouts, clubs, schools, businesses, churches and single families have participated, some from 60+ miles from Charlottesville. Any number of meal packets are gratefully accepted.

Interfaith Humanitarian Sanctum, Inc. - PO Box 163 - Palmyra, Virginia 22963
Telephone: 434.589.4864
Website: www.interfaithhumanitariansanctum.org
Email to:ihsanctum@gmail.com

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