Donate Food & Other Items

All donations can be dropped off at our office in the Montgomery Park building.

2701 NW Vaughn Street, Suite 102 (at the east entrance)
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm

MOST NEEDED FOODS
(Teal indicates a greater need.)

Dairy Unflavored skim, 1% or 2% shelf stable milk
Protein Dense Canned meat and fish (especially tuna!)
Nuts (unsalted)
Packaged dried beans
Canned beans (vegetarian, low fat, low sodium)
Peanut butter and almond butter (100% nut butter)
Sunflower or pumpkin seeds
Fruits Canned fruit (in light syrup or fruit juice)
Fruit cups (100% fruit)
Applesauce cups (100% fruit)
Juices 100% fruit juice with no sugar added (shelf stable juice boxes preferred)
100% vegetable (low sodium)
Vegetables Canned vegetables (low sodium)
Breads & Grains Plain rolled oats and plain oatmeal packets
Box cereal (unsweetened or low sugar)
Whole wheat or plain pasta
Whole grain rice
Quinoa and other non-gluten whole grains
Crackers (whole grain)
Granola bars (with whole grain as first ingredient, nuts or dried fruit)
Pretzels
Meals & Mixes Canned or boxed soup (low sodium)
Macaroni & cheese boxes
Chili (low sodium)
Canned or boxed stew
Canned ravioli
Dried hummus mix
Snacks

Raisins in snack-sized boxes
Dried fruit
Trail mix

WISH LIST
(Greatest wishes in bold.)

For the food pantry:

  • Quart Zip Lock Bags
  • Surface Cleaner (409 or other)
  • Paper Towels
  • Food handling gloves
  • Pine Sol
  • Trash Bags (33 Gallon)
  • First Aid Kits
  • Cloth Shopping Bags
  • Plastic Trash Cans “With Lids” (33 Gallon)
  • Clip Boards
  • Stainless Steel 4' x 2' table on wheels
  • 6' Aluminum Ladder

For the gardens:

  • Garden hoses, reinforced, 50 foot lengths
  • Garden trowels, metal
  • Garden gloves, latex coated
  • Knee pads        
  • Watering wands
  • First Aid Kits 

For more information:
Erin Goldwater, Program Director
erin@LiftUrbanPortland.org • (503) 221-1224, ext. 105