The Food Bank solicits food donations from national, regional and local growers, packers, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. The products are distributed to qualified member agencies.
What We Can Use
- Peanut Butter
- Canned Goods: Meats, Stews, Tuna Fish,
- Pork & Beans, Navy Beans, Spam, Soup
- Apple Sauce, Peaches, Pears, Fruit Cocktail
- Green Beans, Corn, Peas and other vegetables
- Dry Pasta and Ramen noodles
- Dried Beans
- Powdered Milk
- Spaghetti Sauce, Tomato Sauce, Ravioli, Beefaroni
- Macaroni & Cheese and other packaged dinners
- 100% Juice
- Saltine Crackers
- Toiletries: Toilet Paper, Soap, Shampoo, Deodorant, Feminine Napkins
Health laws prohibit the use of any home-canned or home packaged food, or any food with a broken seal. We do not accept any type of baby food or formula.
The Food Bank adheres to strict guidelines for distribution of food and grocery products to insure food safety. In 1996, the federal government passed legislation to encourage manufactures to donate food and grocery products to charities. Click here to read the full text of the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.
The Food Bank accepts contributions of both food and non-food items. We accept donations from individuals and companies. To get more information on making a product donation please call 419-242-5000 or email our Donor Relations Specialist, Amy Horton: firstname.lastname@example.org