We sincerely appreciate all the offers we've received to help during this stressful time.  Below is a list of some of the items we currently lacking to help our neighbors in need:

Food Pantry Needs:  (In order of need)  Updated 6/1/20

Antibacterial products - hand soap, wipes, sprays and cleaners

Laundry detergent

Fruit products - Apple sauce, fruit cocktail, pineapple, orange segments or other fruit cups 

Canned Beef Hash, Chicken or Spam

Juice - bottles - Cranberry, Apple etc.

Instant Potatoes

Broth - Beef, Vegetable and Chicken

Gravy - Beef and Chicken

Condiments- especially Mayonnaise, Ketchup, Relish and Salad Dressing

Linguini, Rigatoni and Shells   (we have plenty of all other pasts products)

Stewed Tomatoes

Clam Chowder - (we have plenty of other soups especially chicken noodle)

Baked beans, canned pinto and chick peas  (we have plenty of black beans and other white beans)

Canned Beets

Dry Beans - including pinto


Rice - Brown and rice mixes  (we have plenty of white rice at this time--thank you!)

Canned Peas, Corn and mixed vegetables*

Peanut Butter - smooth and chucky

Jelly - grape and strawberry

Trash bags - 13 gallon and 30 gallon

Snacks - crackers, chips, granola bars etc.


Cereal/Oatmeal - Quick Oats and Regular, Instant Oatmeal, Corn Flakes, Wheaties, Raisin Bran

Thank you, but at this time we have plenty of the following items:

Dry Pasta except those listed above, all canned tomato products (except stewed), *canned green beans, assorted black/white beans,  white rice, mac/cheese mixes, chicken noodle soup

Thank you for your generosity!

The Mendon Council on Aging, Senior Center Staff & Volunteers