Orders are due no later than Jan. 5 for the SHARE Iowa Inc. food packages available in January.
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. Jan. 20 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 pound turkey medallions; 1 pound pork chops; four corn dogs; 2 pounds chicken fried chicken with gravy packet; four 4-ounce home-style applesauce cups; potatoes; cauliflower; lettuce, apples; oranges; and kiwi.
The $14.50 Grocery Package includes: four 4-ounce home-style applesauce cups; potatoes; cauliflower; lettuce, apples; oranges; and kiwi.
The $14.50 Meat-Only Package includes: 1 pound turkey medallions; 1 pound pork chops; four corn dogs; 2 pounds chicken fried chicken with gravy packet.
The $40 Meal Deal includes: 1.5 precooked brats; 3.5 pounds family pack chicken thighs; 2 pounds fully cooked beef brisket; 1 pound pork chops; four 10-ounce bean and cheese burritos; 1 pound chicken tenders; 2 pounds chicken fried chicken with gravy packet; 6 ounces mashed potatoes; 15-ounce can green beans; 15-ounce can pork and beans; 15-ounce can corn; 3 pounds hash browns; 1 pound frozen vegetable mix; potatoes, lettuce, carrots, apples. The box has enough food to make seven family meals; meal ideas are included in the box.
The $22.50 Lunchbox includes: four 4-ounce applesauce cups; 18 ounces peanut butter; grape jelly spread; two 7.5-ounce beef mini ravioli; two 6-ounce cans chicken; 15 ounces beef stew; six 0.75-ounce raisins; two 7.5-ounce macaroni and cheese; three 4-ounce mixed fruit cups; three 4-ounce mandarin orange cups; three 1-ounce marshmallow treats; two 1-ounce berry crisp bars; two 1-ounce coca cherry bars; two 1-ounce shredded wheat strawberry cereal; 1-ounce shredded wheat blueberry cereal; 1-ounce shredded wheat cereal.
The $24 Pork Chop Special includes: 15 6-ounce pork chops, individually wrapped.
The $20.50 Pasta Special includes: 18 ounces manicotti; 13 ounces ravioli; 18 ounces ricotta stuffed shells; 16 ounces tricolor tortellini; 13 ounce Swiss and Monterey pierogi; 13 ounce potato and cheddar pierogi; 12 ounce stuffed rigatoni.
Participants who order one of the main food packages also have the option to order ?choice? items.
The choice items for January are:
? A 4-pound ready-to-cook boneless pork loin for $12.
? A Shellsburg Wisconsin Cheese cheese and sausage bundle for $17. It includes: 8-ounces each of sliced cooked ham, sliced bologna, sliced salami, sliced pickle pimento loaf, provolone slices, mild cheddar slices and 12 ounces of American slices.
? Five-pounds of ready-to-cook Tyson chicken wings for $15.
? Eight individually wrapped spicy, split sausage egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches for $8.
? A half-gallon of 2 percent milk for $1.89.
? One pound of butter for $2.90.
? An 8-inch banana cream pie for $3.50.
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 email@example.com or visit the website www.shareiowa.org.