Waukesha County Salvation Army in need of food donations

WAUKESHA COUNTY -- The Waukesha County Salvation Army announced Friday, Sept. 13 they are in critical need of food donations.

The Salvation Army says non-perishable foods are accepted through the red double doors off of their parking lot located at 445 Madison Street in Waukesha.

Here's some suggested items:

Packaged Proteins-- Canned tuna, canned chicken, spam or small canned hams, corned beef hash, chunky soups, Dinty Moore stew products.
Starches and Pastas-- Rice, pasta/rice side dishes, Rice-a-Roni and Hamburger Helper type meals, Ramen noodles, Chef Boyardee-type products,.
Cereals-- Breakfast cereals, instant oatmeal packets, jelly in plastic bottles, peanut butter, applesauce/fruit cups, pancake mix.
Other-- Canned vegetables, whole grain crackers, graham crackers, microwave light popcorn.

The donations will help feed hungry people and families through the food pantry, and the Salvation Army's Backpack-68 Program which sends home weekend meals to families in need.