Food Drive: Healthy Foods for All Ages
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10/22/2010 | 04:36PM


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(Please check with your local food collection agency to determine the most needed items in your community, including fresh fruits and vegetables)


Non-perishable Food Items

Canned Proteins


  • Tuna

  • Salmon

  • Chicken

  • Peanut butter

  • Peanuts


Canned Fruits in Own Juices or Light Syrup


  • Pineapples

  • Peaches

  • Pears


100% Fruit Juices (all sizes including juice boxes)




  • Pasta (whole wheat pasta, rice, brown rice, macaroni and cheese)

  • Bags of beans (black, pink, kidney, etc.)

  • Corn flour or MASECA (for tortillas)




  • Tomato based sauces

  • Light soy sauce

  • Ketchup

  • Mustard
  • Light salad dressings

  • Goya powder condiments

  • Salt
  • Sugar


Low Sodium/ No Salt Added Canned Vegetables


  • Mixed vegatables

  • Green beans

  • Corn

  • Beans (black, pink, kidney, etc.)




  • Beef stew

  • Chili

  • Chicken noodle

  • Turkey rice


Multigrain Cereal


  • Cheerios

  • Corn Flakes

  • Grapenuts

  • Raisin Bran


Where can I drop can goods at?

Anonymous (not verified) | 2 years ago |

My son participated in a food drive last night, & I sent donation of canned food which included several of the ones on the list.

Anonymous (not verified) | 3 years ago |

I'm taking a bag of non-perishables to the food PANTRY as the local food BANK charges the pantries for the food they distribute to them!!!

Anonymous (not verified) | 3 years ago |

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