Area food banks Dec09

Area food banks Dec09 - List of area food banks and social...

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List of area food banks and social service agencies in San Jose and surrounding areas Mercury News Updated: 11/25/2009 09:21:35 AM PST Santa Clara County Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County serves 37,000 individuals of all backgrounds and beliefs with more than 45 services annually. Needed items include retail gift cards, bicycle and bus passes for families without transportation, babies and children's items such as backpacks, car seats, diapers and toys, jackets and warm blankets for families, toiletries and household goods. Items should be new or gently used. For more information contact 408-325-5129 or visit www.catholiccharitiesscc.org . Catholic Charities' donation station is at 2625 Zanker Road in San Jose. Family Supportive Housing is requesting new blankets, pillows and mattress covers, meat and vegetables, unwrapped toys and gift cards. FSH provides emergency shelter and support services to homeless families and helps families find and retain permanent housing. Donations may be dropped off at 1590 Las Plumas Ave., San Jose, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. 408-926-8885, extension 106 or www.familysupportivehousing.org . Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties is seeking nonperishable, canned food items in the form of tuna, powdered milk, peanut butter, canned meats and stews, hot and cold cereals, 100 percent fruit juices, dry beans, rice and pastas. The agency serves 207,000 people each month. Volunteers are also needed. Donations can be dropped off at 750 Curtner Ave., San Jose and at 1051 Bing St. in San Carlos. Call 866-234-3663 for a drop-off schedule, or visit
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