List of preferred donation items


  1. Cash donations are the easiest for us to handle, as it gives us the most flexibility.

  2. It is helpful to have 2 or more cases of the same item (case lots) or 30-40 individual items.

  3. These items are the most frequently needed:

  • Milk, 1 % preferred, 1/2 gal size preferred

  • Pasta and pasta sauce so the parts of the meal are together

  • Fresh fruit that is not close to expiration/spoilage (2 bushels lots) oranges, apples, bananas

  • Canned fruit 

  • Fresh vegetables, particularly greens, onions, carrots

  • Canned vegetables

  • Canned chicken, tuna or salmon

  • Peanut butter

  • Jelly or jam

  • Yogurt any size in case lots

  • Cereal - case lots

  • Fruit juice 100% juice

Note*****. Before purchasing items that need cooler or freezer space, please make sure to communicate with Karel Titus 607-582-6203 to make sure someone at the pantry is available to receive the items.