Food Drive Toolkit

Follow These Easy Steps to Host a Food Drive:

Most Needed Food Items

The following list includes our most needed food items

 

MOST NEEDED FOOD DRIVE ITEMS

  • Canned Meats (Tuna, Chicken, Ham)
  • Dry or Canned Beans
  • Cereal and Oatmeal
  • Rice
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned Soup
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Powdered Milk
  • Pasta
  • Infant Formula

Please note: We cannot accept any glass containers, home-canned or baked items.

HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE FOOD DRIVE ITEMS

  • Tuna in water
  • Black, Pinto, Kidney, Low Sodium
  • Low Sugar, Whole Grain or Bran
  • Brown, Wild Rice
  • Almonds, Unsalted, Flax seeds
  • No Sugar Added
  • Low Sodium, Low Fat
  • Packed in water or own juice
  • Low Sodium or No Salt Added
  • Low or Non-Fat
  • Whole Grain

Support Tools

Download the following PDF support tools to make your food drive a success!

Most Needed Food Items

 Food Drive Poster

 San Diego Food Bank Hunger Fact Sheet

 

Questions?

Do you have more questions about hosting a food drive? Read our list of Frequently Asked Questions here.

 Frequently Asked Questions PDF

If you have further questions please contact our Food Procurement Coordinator, Kimberly Castillo, at 858-863-5133 or kcastillo@sandiegofoodbank.org