Food Donations

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Non-perishable food is always needed and welcomed in our Emergency Food Pantry.  Feel free to come by with any non-perishable items during our open hours or by special arrangement.  We appreciate everything, but have included a list (below) of the top ten most wanted food items in our pantry.

Want to organize a community food drive?

Please let us know if you’re organizing (or would like to organize) a Food Drive!
Contact Shelly, our Pantry Coordinator (x104) or email at: shelly@amherstsurvival.org.   We can give you a list of needed items and we can put it on our calendar (so we can plan for it). See the list below for most wanted foods.  THANK YOU!

Prepared and/or perishable food is often welcome in our Kitchen. Please contact our Kitchen Coordinator, Linda: (x103) or brooks@amherstsurvival.org .

The Pantry needs:

Top Ten Most Wanted Items in the Food Pantry

1.   nut butters

2.   soups

3.   canned fruit

4.   cereal

5.   canned vegetables

6.   canned beans

7.   dry lentils

8.   whole grains

9.   healthy kids’ snacks

10. canned fish

 

Personal Care Items:

The Pantry also distributes personal care items (in all sizes including samples), such as:

  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Body Lotion
  • Toilet Paper
  • Diapers
  • Sanitary napkins and tampons