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Food for Fines 2010

For the past fifteen years, the AU Library has partnered with the AU community to provide food for those in need, while giving people a break on their library fines. This year the tradition continues with the Capital Area Food Bank’s Kids Cafe.

Food for Fines items accepted in 2010:

Canned food

  • Canned fruits (without corn syrup)—8oz or larger 1 can = $1.00 off fines
  • Canned vegetables—8oz or larger 1 can = $1.00 off fines
  • Canned pasta (like ravioli)—8oz or larger 1 can = $1.00 off fines
  • Soup (especially chicken noodle or tomato)—8oz or larger 1 can = $1.00 off fines
  • Canned tuna—6oz or larger 1 can = $1.00 off fines
  • Canned chicken—6oz or larger 1 can = $1.00 off fines

Boxed/dry food

  • Boxed rice dishes—1 box 7 oz or larger = $1.00 off fines
  • Plain rice—1 bag 32 oz or larger $1.00 off fines
  • Boxed mac and cheese—1 box 7.25 oz or larger = $1.00 off fines
  • Granola or cereal bars—1 box 6ct or more = 4.00 off fines
  • Oatmeal packets—1 box 10ct or more = $3.00 off fines
  • Peanut butter (no hydrogenated oils/trans fats)—1 jar 18oz or larger = $4.00 off fines

Only food from the list will be accepted, and you can only pay off $20.00 of your AU fines with food. Food for Fines ends on December 29, so take advantage of this opportunity before it’s too late.