Below is a list of items we stock and always need.

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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)

loaves and fishes

See our current list of needs

Items We Keep in Stock

  • Canned Vegetables (Corn, Green Beans, Sweet Peas, Spinach and other leafy greens)
  • Canned Beans (Kidney, Black Beans, Baked Beans, Black Eyed Peas, etc.)
  • Dry Beans
  • Beverages (Tea Bags, Drink Mixes, Coffee [instant or ground], etc.)
  • Bread Mixes (Jiffy type)
  • Breakfast items (Granola Bars, Pancake Mix, etc.)
  • Cold Cereal
  • Hot Cereal (Oatmeal, Grits, etc.)
  • Condiments (mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, salad dressing, spices, hot sauce, etc.)
  • Dessert Mixes
  • Fruit - canned (in juice preferred), raisins and other dried fruit
  • Gravies / Sauces
  • Juice - 100% (shelf stable - bottled, canned or boxed)
  • Mac ‘n’ Cheese
  • Meal Mixes (Zatarain's, Rice-A-Roni, Pasta Roni, Stove Top Stuffing, etc.)
  • Meat, Canned (chicken, chili, SPAM/Treet)
  • 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.
  • Pantry Staples (oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, flour, sugar, etc.)
  • Pasta - canned (Chef Boyardee type)
  • Pasta - dry
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Potatoes (fresh, boxed or canned)
  • Rice (1 or 2 lb. bags)
  • Soups
  • Spaghetti Sauce (ready to pour)
  • Tomato Products (Sauce, Diced, etc.)
  • Tuna, Salmon, or other canned seafood

Personal Hygiene Items

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

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402 Girod St., Mandeville, Louisiana 70448