Mary Brennan Inn to hold contactless food drive Aug. 1

The Mary Brennan Inn soup kitchen, at 100 Madison Ave. in Hempstead, will hold a contactless food drive from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 1.

Donors will place their donations on a table at which masked volunteers will stand at a distance. They will retrieve the food after the donor drives away.

Among the needed items are:

Canned meats

Canned tuna and salmon

Canned soup (flip-top cans)

Canned stews and chili

Canned vegetables

Canned fruit

Dry soup

Peanut butter

Jelly (no glass)

Travel-size toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner)

Hot and cold cereals (oatmeal and Farina)


Powdered milk

Packaged pasta (macaroni and cheese)

Canned beans

Baby food and cereal (no glass jars)

Baby formula (Enfamil and Similac)

The Inn is not accepting clothes at this collection.

For more about the Interfaith Nutrition Network, call (516) 732–6009, or go to



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