Last Updated on December 29, 2023

Non-perishable food items

The following are high need items:

  • canned fruit, including applesauce
  • canned vegetables
  • shelf-stable milk (e.g. powdered skim milk, oat milk in tetra packs)
  • canned meat (e.g. tuna, ham, chicken)
  • side dishes (e.g. side kicks, Hamburger/Tuna Helper, rice dishes)
  • fruit juice (e.g. bottled or juice boxes)
  • school snacks (e.g. single-serve apple sauce or fruit, granola bars, Goldfish crackers, Bear Paws, etc)
  • canned pasta (e.g. Chef Boyardee, Alpha-Getti, etc)
  • baking mixes (e.g. muffin mix)

The following items are also always useful:

  • cold and hot cereals
  • crackers and cookies
  • peanut butter and jam
  • pasta and pasta sauce
  • Kraft Dinner
  • soups (condensed and larger ready-to-eat cans)
  • snacks (e.g. cookies, nutrigrain bars, pudding, etc)
  • rice
  • instant coffee, tea
  • condiments (e.g. ketchup, mayo, BBQ sauce, mustard, etc)

Personal care/household items

  • toilet paper
  • liquid dish soap
  • laundry detergent
  • toothpaste
  • soap/body wash
  • paper towels