The Heart of a Caring Community
Voluntary Action Center

food donations

January:  Black-eyed Peas and Canned Turnip Greens

February:  Canned Beets and Canned Carrots

March:  Canned Potatoes and Canned Cabbage

April:  Canned Tomatoes and Canned Soup

May:  Refried Beans and Taco Seasoning

June:  Macaronni and Cheese and Tuna

July:  Canned Baked Beans and Canned Chicken

August:  Canned Pasta and Peaches

September:  Canned Mushrooms, Rice, and Chicken

October:  Spaghetti Noodles and Sauce

November:  Canned Sweet Potatoes and Boxed Stuffing

December:  Canned Fruit, Nuts and Oatmeal


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