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-grain pasta

9.   whole grains

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