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I have $11 in the account and no food in the house....

Any ideas on how to feed a family of six for a couple days?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:00 PM on May. 18, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • Food bank sounds like your only option.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:01 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Call your local food banks.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 1:01 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • What so you have in the house? Bread, Milk?
    babygirl0782

    Answer by babygirl0782 at 1:01 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • When we get low like that we hit the dollar tree. Spaghetti and cereal for a few days...it sucks but its better than going hungry
    Mikayla_lynn

    Answer by Mikayla_lynn at 1:02 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • If you are go to a church ask them, if not call the one closest to you. If that on can't help they will point you in the right direction.
    RelaxedMom2-3

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 1:03 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Rice, dry beans, Ramen noodles...
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 1:03 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Google a food bank in your area.
    If nothing else:
    eggs, rice, dry deans, frozen veggies, pasta and sauce and ramen noodles could keep you going for a while. Also try contacting DFCS to see if they have any options. Also call 211 for united way they have the numbers of all the local help agencies.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 1:05 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • noodles/pasta always goes a long way, you could just do them plain with butter and seasonings.

    rice goes a long way too. rice with a canned soup if you have any or broth.
    americansugar80

    Answer by americansugar80 at 1:06 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • You have the option of going to a food bank. But to make the $11 stretch........dozen eggs (1.50), jar peanut butter (1.50) Bread (1.50), box rice (1.00), Aldi has 1lb rolls of ground turkey for $1, 2 of those ($2.00), couple cans of veggies ($1) Scrambled eggs and toast for breakfast, peanut butter sandwhiches for lunch, turkey burgers w/ gravy over rice w/ a veggie for supper one night......... mix rice, crumbled ground turkey and either corn or beans (with spices) for a mexican style dish the next night. If all else fails, there's always Ramen noodles, with canned or frozen veggies stirred in.......... won't hurt for just a couple of days.
    Kimedbs

    Answer by Kimedbs at 1:07 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • I agree, go to your local food pantry or dept of social services for food stamps. No shame in that, we've all had to do it before! Good luck, momma!
    Kari727

    Answer by Kari727 at 1:15 PM on May. 18, 2011

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