Serve Your City: Food Drive or Toiletry Drive

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Serve Your City:  Food Drive or Toiletry Drive

Most local food pantries are in GREAT need for non-perishables.  They are serving the homeless and underserved populations that are in severe crisis during this time.  Help support your local non-profit and bring them donations.


Things to Think About:

  • Invite Others:  Gather your friend, family and neighbors to participate in this project.
  • Find a Local Pantry:  Contact your local pantry to find out their greatest needs
  • Day/Time:  Agree on a time/day to meet and collect canned foods from your group.
  • Adverstize: Send an email or post the information on your church’s social media or community page.  
  • Children:  Involve the children in the family and encourage them to help pack the food.
  • Drop Off:  Make sure the pantry is open and drop off the food at your convenience.

Most Commonly Needed Food Items:

  • Breakfast Cereal/Oatmeal
  • Jelly or Jam
  • Pasta Meals: 
    Mac N’ Cheese
    Hamburger Helper
    Pasta Roni
    Pasta (not spaghetti)
  • Rice:
    Rice A Roni
    Brown Rice
    White Rice
  • Beans:
    Baked Beans
    Black Beans
  • Healthy Snack Items:
    Granola bars
    Peanuts, Trail Mix
    Fruit snacks, Fruit Leather
  • Supplemental Items:
    Can openers
    Laundry Detergent
    Paper Towels


Suggested Toiletry Items:

  • For Bathing:
    Bar of soap
  • For Hygiene:
    Shaving Cream
    Comb and/or Brush
    *Pack all items into a large zip-lock bag to make a complete kit.


Register to let us know you are planning your own local food drive or toiletry drive

Additional Info

Available Spots: Open

Date/Time: Flexible Days

Partner Organization:
Not Available
Will be provided after registration.