Library to Host "Food For Fines" Food Drive, Nov. 1 – 30

October 26, 2011 at 11:11 am

The USC Upstate Library is having a Food for Fines food drive from November 1 to November 30. Library fines for overdue materials will be reduced by one dollar for each item donated. There is no limit to the amount of fines forgiven. Replacement fees for lost or damaged items will not be forgiven. Please do not bring:

  • Expired items
  • Items in glass containers
  • Items in dented or damaged containers

Donations are welcome from everyone including those without fines. Please bring donations (suggestions are listed below) to the USC Upstate Library’s Circulation Desk. Donated items will be given to the Spartan Nutrition Assistance Campaign (SNAC).

Canned
Canned meat: pork, chicken, beef, fish                
Beans (cans and/or dry)
Fruits and fruit cocktail
Peanut Butter
Jams & Jelly
Nuts & Seeds

Drinks 
Tea (decaf and regular)
Ensure or something similar (any flavor)
Juice (no refrigeration)

Dry Goods 
Spaghetti & Pasta
Rice (instant)
Grits (instant)
Sugar
Assorted cereals (hot and cold)
Macaroni and cheese (boxed)
Crackers
Snack Chips
Dried Fruit
Snack Items 

Cooking Supplies
Paper towels
Napkins
Paper Plates
Plastic Utensils
Ziplock Bags

Household/Hygiene Items
Laundry detergent
Bleach
Liquid dish washing soap             
Bath soap
Toothbrushes                                  
Toothpaste
Mouthwash                                     
Band-Aids
Feminine hygiene items
Deodorant                                        
Shampoo and conditioner
Hand sanitizer

Contact the Library at 503-5611 with questions.