The Foods We Encourage

The Foodbank’s Director of Nutrition Programs has requested that we follow the choosemyplate.com guidelines to ensure a healthy, nutritious meal is provided to those in need.

The Gift of a meal can make a difference to the thousands of children, seniors and low income hard working individuals struggling to put food on the table.

Most Needed Nutritious Items:

  • Canned tuna, chicken or ham
  • Canned vegetables
  • Pasta meals and sauces
  • Canned Fruit or Fruit Cups
  • Hearty meaty soups
  • Whole Wheat Crackers
  • Cereal, Breakfast Bars, Oatmeal
  • Box Rice, Whole Wheat Pasta
  • 100% Fruit Juices
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly

Supersize your donation: For every dollar, the Foodbank can provide four meals. The Foodbank can stretch their resources and purchase truckloads of non-perishable canned nutritious food products with the monetary donations.

Please remember:

  • No case lots of water
  • No expired items more than 1 year old from the printed date
  • No glass containers
  • No more than 2 pound packages of rice