Decatur-area Emergency Assistance Ministry (DEAM) is a non-profit organization that provides emergency help for local residents to prevent homelessness and hunger. The need for food, socks, and other goods is ongoing, so please keep DEAM in mind when you head out for your weekly grocery shopping.

For May, the DEAM Food Pantry is in greatest need of the following:

  • canned meat products (chili, beef stew, beef ravioli, etc)
  • small pkgs. corn muffin mix
  • all soups including chunky
  • jelly
  • 1 qt. pkgs. dry milk
  • 1 lb. pkgs. yellow or flavored rice
  • canned fruit (especially peaches)
  • bar soap  and  toiletries (toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo)

More information here.