Specific Needs

The Amherst-Area Diaper Drive 

All disposable diapers welcome (including open packages)

But there is a strong need for: Diapers sizes 4,5,6 &

And diaper wipes.

The Pantry needs:

Our Food Pantry could use your used (not torn) plastic shopping bags.

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 snacks for kids*

10. canned fish

* suggested snacks here 

Personal Care Items:

The Pantry also distributes personal care items (in all sizes, including samples), our neighbors need:

  • Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sanitary napkins and tampons
  • Baby Diapers and adult diapers

The Community Store needs:

  • New underwear
  • New socks
  • Winter sweaters
  • Winter boots
  • mittens, scarves, hats
  • handwarmers
  • sleeping bags and tents


revised, February 2015