Treasure Box is available now

December 01, 2010
Santa Paula News

Treasure Box is a unique and affordable way for families to purchase frozen food.

It can be purchased in person or on line and picked up in Santa Paula.

The Holiday December Box features a 14-16 lb (ave. weight) butterball turnkey, macaroni and cheese entrée, frozen peas, frozen carrots, frozen corn, frozen sweet potatoes, stuffing mix and pie.

The regular Treasure Box includes a 3 lb whole chicken, 2 lb spiral ham, breaded chicken patties, 1 lb. of ground beef, 1 lb. sausage links, tomato basil soup, cheese ravioli, lasagna-Italiano, frozen vegetables, frozen mangos and deluxe macaroni and cheese mix. Order on line and pick on Saturday, December 18, from 7:30 to 9 am at 123 N. 10th.  The deadline for order the money-saving Treasure Box of food is Sunday,  December 5th.

This box is a great way to stretch your food budget.  The SPIRIT of Santa Paula and local churches have teamed up with The Treasure Box to help families at all income levels during these tough economic times by providing quality food a drastically reduced prices.

For just $30 each month you can purchase a pare-assembled box of fresh frozen groceries retailing for between $65 and $100 for your family or a family you know who needs a little help.

Each month the Treasure Box is filled with 21-25 lbs of nutritious food including 10-12 lbs of protein, fruit, vegetables, side dishes and dessert-enough to feed a family of 4 up to one week.

Also available is the quick and healthy frozen meals box, protein only box, and a very special holiday box for December. They make great gift boxes for families balancing food budgets against basic necessities.

There are no limits, no income qualifications and anyone can participate. Boxes must be preordered with cash or money order at 123 N. 10th Street or call 340.5025 for information. Boxes can also be ordered online at You will receive regular email updates on menus.

“Food is at the core of healthy living and we want to make more of it available at affordable prices for Santa Paula families. Diversion of funds for food into gasoline and utilities make the month go easier and keeps people sheltered.

Churches and organizations all over Ventura County have become participants, including boys and Girls Club around the County. Our newest participant is Ventura Missionary Church in Ventura and Wesleyan Church in Ojai.  We welcome them to the Treasure Box Family,” said Howard Bolton, president of SPIRIT.

For more information, call Dawn Bavero at 805.302.9939 or Kay Wilson-Bolton at 805.340.5025.

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