There is great need in the country of Venezuela and many people there are in a desperate situation. We have found a shipping company that can deliver food, medicine, and supplies to families and churches at a reasonable price.

We will be collecting food at Brentwood Hills on Sunday, August 23, 12:00 – 4:30 PM. Here is a list of suggested items to donate:

Baby Products and Vitamins

  • Adult Vitamins
  • Baby bottles and extra nipples
  • Baby formula
  • Baby wipes
  • Children’s vitamins (not gummies)
  • Cloth diapers
  • Diaper pins
  • Disposable diapers
  • Ensure
  • Nestum (carried by some Walmarts)
  • Pedialite (powdered)
  • Pediasure
  • Plastic pants (hard to find)

Baking Products and Staples

  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Brown sugar
  • Bullion (beef and chicken)
  • Buttermilk pancake mix
  • Cocoa
  • Coffee
  • Cornmeal (plain)
  • Flour
  • Honey
  • Jello
  • Jelly
  • Onion flakes
  • Peanut butter
  • Powdered milk (very needed)
  • Sugar
  • Syrup
  • Tea
  • Vegetable Oil

Candies and Snacks

  • Hard candy
  • Peanut butter snack crackers
  • Popcorn
  • Tootsie Rolls

Canned Meats

  • Canned chicken
  • Canned hams (non-refrigerated – available at Dollar General)
  • Canned sardines
  • Canned tuna

Canned Vegetables

  • Canned carrots
  • Canned corn
  • Canned green beans
  • Canned tomatoes

Pastas

  • Macaroni pasta
  • Ramen noodles
  • Spaghetti pasta

Rice and Beans

  • Black beans
  • Lentils
  • Rice (20 lb. Bag from Costco)
  • Small red beans
  • Split peas

Plastic Bags

  • Ziploc or Walmart bags (freezer, if possible)
    •  Snack
    •  Sandwich
    •  Quart
    •  Gallon
    •  2 1/2 gallon

Toiletries

  • Bar soap
  • Dental floss
  • Ladies’ and men’s deodorants
  • Razors
  • Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

Only plastic containers, boxes and cans – NO GLASS JARS!!

If you prefer to donate monetarily to this effort, you can do that here.