Below is a list of items that we currently need most.

Thank you for being a generous donor to the Samaritan Center Ministry.

We LOVE fresh fruits and vegetables

... and good grocery bags (plastic and paper)

February 16, 2018

Top Items Needed (in order of need)

  • Tuna, Salmon, or other canned seafood
  • Juice - 100% (shelf stable - bottled, canned or boxed)
  • Meat, Canned (chicken, chili, SPAM/Treet)
  • Canned Vegetables (especially Spinach and other leafy greens, Green Beans, Sweet Peas)
  • Dry Beans
  • Canned Beans (Kidney, Black Beans, Baked Beans, Black Eyed Peas, etc.)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Soups
  • Meal Mixes (Zatarain's, Knorr, Rice-A-Roni, Pasta Roni)
  • Fruit - canned (in juice preferred), raisins and other dried fruit
  • Bread Mixes (Jiffy type)
  • Spaghetti Sauce (ready to pour)


Other Items We Go Through Quickly

  • Dry Pasta
  • Jelly (to go with the Peanut Butter)
  • Tomato Products (Sauce, Diced, etc.)
  • Milk, Shelf Stable (boxed UHT [Visit Milk Unleashed to learn about UHT milk], canned evaporated or powdered). Please, no Sweetened Condensed Milk, unless you are donating it as a dessert.


Personal Hygiene (always in great need)

  • Deodorant / Antiperspirant (Generic gender scent, please)
  • Shampoo
  • Bar Soap
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tooth Brushes
  • Tooth Paste
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Household & Bathroom cleaning supplies