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 

Have a vehicle to donate?

Through the Charity Connections Vehicle Donation Program, it's easy. All the proceeds from the sale will go to charity.

Click here to find out more and get the process started, or call (503) 239-7944.

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