Food for Fines

November 1st - December 30th

Throughout the months of November and December, Samuels Public Library will collect non-perishable food items and hygiene products. Cardholders who donate can reduce their overdue fees by $1 for each item donated. A maximum of $20 in overdue fees can be reduced.

Items collected through November 19th will support The River 95.3 and WFTR/Fox Sports 1450's Camping for Hunger campaign, which benefits Front Royal-Warren C-CAP. Items received after November 19th will be distributed to local food pantries, nonprofits, and blessing boxes in Warren County.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please call 540.635.3153.

Eligible Donations

Protein Foods: Meat, Dry Beans & Nuts

  • Canned Tuna
  • Canned Chicken
  • Canned Beef Stews
  • Canned Salmon
  • Canned or Dried Beans
  • Baked Beans
  • Bean Soups
  • Canned Chili
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned Nuts

Grains: Bread, Cereal, Rice & Pasta

  • Rice/Rice Mixes
  • Canned Pastas
  • Noodle Mixes
  • Dry Noodles/Pastas
  • Macaroni/Cheese
  • Granola Bars
  • Shredded Wheat
  • Hot Cereal Mixes/Oatmeal
  • Cold Cereals
  • Muffin/Pancake Mixes
  • Whole-Grain Crackers
  • Graham Crackers

Vegetables & Fruit

  • Canned Vegetables
  • Vegetable Soup
  • Canned Tomato Products
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • V-8 Juice
  • Canned Fruit
  • Raisins
  • Applesauce
  • Dried Fruits
  • Canned & Boxed Juice

Paper Products

  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Tissues
  • Cleaning Wipes

Oils & Condiments

  • Vegetable Oil
  • Jelly & Jam
  • Honey
  • Sugar

Personal Care Products

  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste/Toothbrushes
  • Shaving Cream/Razors
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine Hygiene Products

Extras

  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Laundry & Dish Detergent
  • Cleaning Products