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)

April 10, 2018

Top Items Needed (in order of need)

  • Canned Vegetables (especially Spinach and other leafy greens, Green Beans, Sweet Peas)
  • Canned Beans (Kidney, Black Beans, Baked Beans, Black Eyed Peas, etc.)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Meat, Canned (chicken, chili, SPAM/Treet)
  • Soups
  • Juice - 100% (shelf stable - bottled, canned or boxed
  • Meal Mixes (Zatarain's, Rice-A-Roni, Pasta Roni, Stove Top Stuffing, etc.)
  • 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
  • Tuna, Salmon, or other canned seafood
  • Jelly (to go with the Peanut Butter)
  • Dry Beans
  • 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