Ways to Give

Preferred Foods

The following are the types of food that are most useful to our member agencies, and most often requested by the people who receive our food:

Baby and Toddler Items:

  • Infant formula
  • Jar foods – all flavors and stages
  • Crackers, teething biscuits, and cookies
  • Raisins & fruit snacks
  • Juices: jars, cans, pouches and boxes
  • Infant and children’s cereals
  • Diapers (all sizes accepted, though sizes 4-5 preferred)
  • Canned Foods:
  • Tuna, Vegetables, and Soup
  • Fruits and Fruit Juices
  • Pork & Beans
  • Stews & Other Meats

Packaged Foods:

  • Pasta, Lentils, Pinto and other beans
  • Macaroni & Cheese and Packaged Dinners
  • Instant Soups
  • Hot and Cold Cereals
  • Peanut Butter & other Nut Butters
  • Nutritional Bars: protein, granola, energy or breakfast bars

Other Items:

  • New socks and blankets
  • Unopened toiletries, including travel-sized items
  • Paper goods, plastic cutlery, and small condiment packages