Food Drive for Refugee Families arriving in Dallas

January 25, 2019

Fair & Square Imports, located in downtown McKinney, will be collecting food items through Monday, January 28 for refugee families arriving in Dallas.

 

 

This week refugee families from Afghanistan, Congo and Myanmar are coming to the DFW area to establish their new homes. However, due to the government shutdown, food assistance for these families cannot be processed and distributed. Fair & Square Imports is organizing a food drive to help bridge this gap.



 

The food will be distributed by Being Deliberate, a local organization that provides support to refugees and asylees. Below is a list of items to purchase and drop off at Fair & Square Imports, which is also available HERE.

 

FRESH VEGGIES

  • onions

  • potatoes

  • bell peppers

  • tomatoes

  • spinach

  • cilantro

  • eggplant

  • okra

  • serrano peppers

  • parsley

  • carrots

  • cabbage

  • green beans

 

FRUITS

  • bananas

  • watermelon

  • oranges

  • apples

  • grapes

  • cantaloupe

  • dried figs

  • pomegranates

 

NON PERISHABLE

  • Thai jasmine rice

  • basmati rice

  • dried lentils

  • chickpeas

  • kidney beans

  • tomato paste

  • canned tomato

  • fava beans

  • sardines

  • tuna

  • canned sweet corn

  • vegetable oil

  • olive oil

 

Fair & Square Imports is located at 219 E. Louisiana St., Downtown McKinney, TX.

Store Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 am - 6 pm Friday-Saturday 10 am - 8 pm Sunday 12-6

 

If you have questions regarding the food drive, please contact Fair & Square Imports directly. 

(469) 343-4421

 

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