Prairie Land Food orders due June 13

Friday, May 19, 2017

McCOOK, Neb. Prairie Land Food orders for June food packages are due by Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The pick-up date in McCook is Friday, June 23, from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the McCook Family Resource Center at 1010 E. Sixth.

Prairie Land Food is a food buying group that provides quality foods at prices up to 50 percent off retail prices. The program is open to everyone.

June PACKAGES are:

* Prairie Pak, $27 1 lb. breaded chicken tenders, 18.6 oz. fully-cooked pork sausage links, 1 lb. grilled unbreaded chicken nuggets, 22 oz. deli-sliced corned beef, 1 lb. fully-cooked turkey medallions, 2 lbs. chicken fried chicken with gravy; variety of seasonal fresh fruits and veggies. (Retail price comparison, $52 plus taxes. Retail price comparison $50 plus taxes.

* Vegetables and fruits only, (or in addition to a Prairie Pak), $14.

* Supplemental meat package, $15: 2 lbs. ground beef 80/20, 2 lbs., Oscar Meyer bacon.Add this package in any quantity to an order that includes a Prairie Pak or a Special.


Special No. 1: Summertime Griller, $30: Two 14-oz. pkgs. all-beef hot dogs, five 6-oz. ground beef patties, 2 lbs., individually quick frozen chicken breasts, 14 oz. fully-cooked shredded pork, two 8-oz., choice sirloin steaks.

Special No. 2: Super Value Angus Burgers, $25: Twenty 6-oz. black Angus burgers 80/20.

Special No. 3: Barbecued Pulled Pork, $20: pulled pork in barbecue sauce, 5 lbs.


Bonus: Add the bonus item in any quantity to an order that includes one or more of the packages listed above: Salted Caramel Cheesecake, $10: 2.94 lbs., (47 oz.).

Due to market conditions and to maintain food quality, items are subject to change.

Prairie Land Food packages and specials can be ordered individually with or without the purchase of the Prairie Pak, however, a $1 fee is charged for orders that do not include a minimum of one Prairie Pak.

A $1 site handling fee is charged per customer and given to the site volunteers to help cover costs of postage, fliers, gas and/or the purchase of a package(s) for someone in need.

There are numerous ways to order:

1. Call: In McCook, call the Family Resource Center, (308) 345-2609. In Trenton, call Darlene Leahy, (308) 334-5353. In Indianola, call Paul Downey, (308) 340-0141; or Connie Downey, (308) 364-2713.

Pay with cash, check or SNAP.

2. Order online at Pay by bank draft, credit card, debit card or PayPal..

3. Contact June Glasgow of Meade, Kansas, at (800) 998-9436 or (620) 877-7443, or to order using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, bank draft or SNAP.

Glasgow stresses, "If your paycheck comes too late (after the ordering deadline), I will help you place your order on time and work out a payment for a later date for your payment." Contact Glasgow by e-mail or phone to make arrangements.

In Nebraska, Prairie Land Food accepts food stamps, SNAP or EBT payment.

If paying by e-check or credit/debit card on-line or with June Glasgow, there will be a $10 charge for returned checks or declined credit/debit payments.

Prairie Land has a Facebook account:

The pick-up date in McCook for Prairie Land Food is Friday, June 23, between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Family Resource Center at 1010 E. Sixth, McCook (use the Grace Baptist Church south door).

There is no need to bring boxes or bags to pick up orders, however you must bring your order receipt.

Foods not picked up that evening may be given away.

While volunteer hours are no longer required to participate in the Prairie Land food program in Nebraska, it's nice to have a recent volunteer project and/or hours in mind when picking up the food delivery in McCook.

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  • Regardless of your income, this is a great way to stretch your dollar and save on food. Everyone that uses the food bank should use this service

    -- Posted by dennis on Fri, May 19, 2017, at 4:35 PM
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