When you’re picking up food items to donate to your local food bank or shelter, keep one rule in mind when buying things like pasta sauces, nut butters and other jarred items: Avoid glass. Because containers of food are often transported to multiple locations, glass containers can shatter. And because safety is a priority for both the recipients and volunteers, many food banks will reject food donations packaged in glass. Instead, look for shatter-proof plastic containers for these items.
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