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Murphy Harvest Collecting Rutherford Food Pantry Items

The Rutherford Food Pantry is collecting items
The Rutherford Food Pantry is collecting items Photo Credit: Rutherford Food Pantry Facebook

RUTHERFORD, N.J.– Items will be collected at Lincoln Park to benefit the Rutherford Community Pantry on Saturday, July 23.

The Murphy Harvest takes place from 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. 

The harvest is a family effort initiated by the children of Don and Rose Murphy to keep the Rutherford Community Food Pantry full for summer months when it is most neglected, while keeping the spirit of their parents alive in the community. 

Collections will be accepted through July 23 at 67 W. Pierrepont Ave., Rutherford. 

The following items are need by the Food Pantry for its clients,

  • Canned Fruit (peaches, pears, fruit cocktail, pineapple, mandarin oranges)
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Jello and Pudding Mixes
  • Crackers and Cookies
  • Parmalat Shelf Stable Milk
  • Bottled Juice
  • Iced Tea Mix
  • Canned Pasta
  • Spaghetti
  • Peanut Butter

As a reminder, the Food Pantry may not accept perishable items or items with expired dates.

Donations made out to the Rutherford Food Pantry will also be accepted. Please mail checks to the Attention of Cox/Murphy Family, 64 Mercer St., Wallington, NJ 07057.

Donations can also be made online. 

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