Below is a list of items that we currently need most. You can also print a Shopping List to bring with you to the store.

Friendly hint: The page prints with two lists, one for you and one to give to a friend.

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loaves and fishes

We LOVE fresh fruits and vegetables

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

September 22, 2017

Top Items Needed (in order of need)

  • Canned Vegetables (Corn, Green Beans, Sweet Peas, Spinach and other leafy greens)
  • Dry Beans
  • Tuna, Salmon, or other canned seafood
  • Meat, Canned (chicken, chili, SPAM/Treet)
  • Meal Mixes (Zatarain's, Rice-A-Roni, Pasta Ro
  • Fruit - canned (in juice preferred), raisins and other dried fruit
  • Bread Mixes (Jiffy type)
  • Canned Pasta (Chef Boyardee type)
  • Jelly (for the Peanut Butter we have right now)
  • Hot Cereal (Oatmeal, Grits, etc.)

Other Items We Go Through Quickly

  • Canned Beans (Kidney, Black Beans, Baked Beans, Black Eyed Peas, etc.)
  • Dry Pasta
  • Spaghetti Sauce (ready to pour)
  • 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 Items (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

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