Thanksgiving Food Drive

Here is an expanded list of healthy non-perishable foods you can donate: 

  • Canned fish, such as salmon, tuna and sardines
  • Canned meats, such as chicken and turkey
  • Rice (brown, wild)
  • Steel-cut or rolled oats
  • Whole grain dry cereals with at least 5 grams fiber/serving
  • Whole grain pastas, such as whole wheat, brown rice flour or quinoa
  • Fruits in natural juice with no sugar added
  • Canned vegetables, low salt or no added salt
  • Canned fruit packed in water versus syrup
  • Canned or boxed low-sodium soups and stews
  • Instant Potatoes
  • Jiffy Cornbread
  • Powdered Milk
  • Packaged Pasta (Macaroni & Cheese, etc.)
  • Juice Boxes
  • Canned Juices
  • Canned Beans
  • Spam
  • Canned Gravy
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Dried or canned legumes, such as peas, lentils, peanuts and beans
  • Pureed foods, such as sweet potato, pumpkin and applesauce
  • Low-fat dry or shelf-stable milk
Other great things to donate can include:
  • Popcorn kernels
  • Dried fruits (preferably no added sugar), such as prunes, mangoes, apricots and raisins
  • Healthy oils, such as olive and grape seed
  • Natural sweeteners, such as honey
  • 100 percent fruit juice
  • Cake Mix or Brownie Mix
  • Peanut Butter
  • Pancake Mix
  • Syrup