The Capital Area Food Bank’s Unique Donations Shelf is a monument to bizarre bequests.
Dozens of rejected donations clutter the wall display in the South Congress Avenue warehouse. Like the can of Mammoth Chunks (“Bold Mammoth Flavor!”) Or a box of Bible Bars that expired in 2006 (“Based on the Seven Foods of Deuteronomy 8:8”). And could there be anything more disgusting than the no-go bottle of Syrup of Black-Draught? It may be a “pleasant tasting laxative,” but do you really want to go there?
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