Plenty of folks like to spend Christmas Eve giving back instead of shopping. They volunteer at soup kitchens or homeless shelters or food banks. If you’re among this crowd, here’s a quick list of 10 things food banks really want. Hint: It’s not another bag full of canned beans.
Rather, it’s things like spices and chocolate — items that really help in the kitchen, but which you might not think to donate. And, of course, it’s non-food items, such as diapers, feminine products, and socks.
Nothing like a warm pair of socks for spreading some holiday cheer.
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