The Heart of a Caring Community
Voluntary Action Center

food donations

January:  Black-eyed Peas and Canned Turnip Greens

February:  Canned Sweet Peas and Macaroni and Cheese

March:  Canned Potatoes, Pasta, and Pasta Sauce

April:  Coffee Pods and Breakfast Items

May:  Cheese, Canned Fruit, and Bread

June:  Bottled Water, Canned Tuna, and Canned Chicken

July:  Sugar and Tea

August:  Peanut Butter and Brown Sugar

September:  Canned Mushrooms, Rice, and Soups

October:  Canned Black Beans, Sweet Potatoes, and Carrots

November:  Gravy, Canned Cranberry Sauce, and Boxed Stuffing

December:  Spices and Condiments


Food item donations help support our Community Kitchen and Food Pantry.  You can support our hunger prevention programs by donating both perishable and non-perishable food items.  

Community Kitchen Donations Needed

  • Dairy Products:  milk, cheese, sour cream, butter, and yogurt
  • Napkins
  • Eggs
  • Ziploc Bags:  sandwich, quart, and gallon

Food Pantry Donations Needed

  • Cereal and Cereal Bars
  • Canned Beans:  pinto, black, lima, butter, garbanzo, navy, red, and kidney
  • Canned Tomatoes:  diced, stewed, crushed, sauce, paste
  • Potatoes:  instant and  canned
  • Shelf Stable Milk:  evaporated and powdered
  • Soups
  • Pasta:  macaroni, canned spaghetti, canned ravioli, spaghetti sauce, noodles
  • Canned Meats:  tuna, chicken, spam, beanie weenies, and Vienna sausages
  • Peanut Butter
  • Crackers
  • Canned Vegetables: mixed vegetables, carrots, canned corn, turnip greens, sour kraut, and green beans
  • Fresh Meats:  we accept donations from local processors of deer, beef, and pork