Orders are due no later than Friday for the SHARE Iowa Inc. food packages available this month.
Orders can be placed locally by calling the Sieda Community Action office at 472-6140 or Claudia Greenig at 472-3569.
Pickup will be at 8 a.m. July 28 at the Fairfield Eagles Club.
Several different packages are available; participants can purchase one or more in any combination.
The $28 Best Value Package includes: 1.25 pounds of shredded chicken taco meat; 1 pound of ground beef; 1 pound of pork chops; 1 pound of turkey burgers; 15 ounces of mandarin oranges; potatoes, lettuce, zucchini, cauliflower, grape tomatoes, apples, cantaloupe.
The $14.50 Grocery Package includes: 15 ounces of mandarin oranges; potatoes, lettuce, zucchini, cauliflower, grape tomatoes, apples, cantaloupe.
The $14.50 Meat-Only Package includes: 1.25 pounds of shredded chicken taco meat; 1 pound of ground beef; 1 pound of pork chops; 1 pound of turkey burgers.
The $40 Meal Deal includes: 2 pounds of chicken-fried chicken with gravy packet; 1.25 pounds of shredded chicken taco meat; 1 pound of breakfast turkey sausage; 1 pound turkey burgers; 1 pound ground beef; 12.5 ounce can of premium chuck chicken; 1 pound pork chops; 2 pounds of tator tots; 16-ounce penne pasta; 24-ounce pasta sauce; 15 ounces diced tomatoes; 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese; 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese; 4.4 ounce au gratin potatoes; 15 ounces green beans; 22 ounces baked beans; 15 ounces mandarin oranges; potatoes, lettuce, zucchini. The box has enough food to make seven family meals; meal ideas are included in the box.
The $24 Pantry Box includes: four 4-ounce applesauce; 6 ounce mashed potatoes; 6 ounce chicken rice side; 14 ounce oatmeal; two 7.5-ounce mini ravioli; 15 ounce mac and beef; 7 ounce ranch pasta salad; 14 ounce green beans; 12 ounce crunchy peanut butter; 15 ounce sliced peaches; 20 ounce sliced pineapple; 9 ounce strawberry fruit spread; two 12.5-ounce premium chunk grilled chicken; 10 ounce blueberry muffin mix; three 1-ounce multi-grain cinnamon apple bars; three 1-ounce strawberry bars; six Malt-O-Meal cereal bowls of Crispy Rice, Corn Flakes, Raisin Bran, Cinnamon Toasters, Honey Graham and Mateys.
The $22 Steak Special includes: six 8-ounce tenderized sirloin strip steaks, individually wrapped.
The $18 Breakfast Sandwiches includes: 18 4.4-ounce individually wrapped turkey sausage, egg and swiss cheese on a multi grain flatbread.
The $24 Chicken Breast Special is a 10-pound case containing two 5-pound bags of ice-glazed chicken breasts.
Participants who order one of the main food packages also have the option to order ?choice? and ?bonus? items.
The choice items for July are:
? A $15.50 Turkey Breasts Box with one 4-pound boneless turkey breast and one 4-pound boneless Smokey BBQ turkey breast.
? A $15 4-pound Black Forest boneless ham.
? A $12 Delightful Desserts Box with an 8-inch, 22-ounce berry pie and a 7-inch, 2-pound lemon raspberry cheesecake.
? A $15 Shullsburg Cheese Pack, with 8-ounce packages of Colby-Jack block, Italia String Cheese, Colby block and mild cheddar slices and 9 ounces of cheese curds.
The bonus items are:
? One pound of butter for $3.
? A re-sealable bag with 3.75 pounds of CC?s chocolate chip cookie dough for $7, to bake 48 cookies.
? A 5-pound bag of fully cooked chicken chunks for $14.
Food packages are subject to changes.
SHARE Iowa Inc. is a nonprofit food buying group that offers good, nutritious products at a reduced cost through a volunteer-run, community-based distribution system.
Everyone is welcome to participate; there are no membership fees and no income guidelines. But because part of the focus of SHARE is to promote volunteer service, participants are encouraged to spend some time volunteering with an activity of their choice to help make their community a better place.
For information, call Greenig, the Sieda Community Action office or SHARE?s main office at 800-344-1107, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website www.shareiowa.org.