Donate Food Items

North Valley Donations Bag

If you wish to donate food items, we appreciate all types of nonperishable food items that have not been opened.

We cannot accept home baked or home canned items.  We always appreciate fruits and  produce that are in good condition.

Donations can be dropped off during our regular service hours

Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Items We Can Use

There are some items that work especially well as we prepare food boxes. The next time you are shopping and would like to pick up some items to donate, please consider the following:

  • Cereal (preferably not high in processed sugar)
  • Split peas / dry beans / lentils
  • Oatmeal
  • Pancake Mix
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly/Jam ( Grape & Strawberry)
  • Juice Boxes
  • Canned Tuna/Salmon/Chicken/Lunch Meat
  • Rice
  • Canned Soup/Chili/Stew
  • “Pop top” canned food items
  • Macaroni and Cheese (boxed)
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Gluten Free items for clients with gluten sensitivities
  • Low sugar low sodium items for clients with special dietary needs
  • Baby Food/Diapers-various sizes
  • Personal Care Items (Toothpaste, Shampoo, Etc)

 

Items We Can’t Use

  • Glass Containers
  • Home Canned or Homemade Goods
  • Rusty Dented or Unlabeled Canned Goods
  • Opened or Used Items
  • Medications / Prescriptions or Over the Counter Drugs