Updated FOOD PANTRY NEEDS- 7/22/20

We sincerely appreciate all the donations we've received year to date. Below is an updated list of some of the items we currently low on to help our neighbors in need:

Food Pantry Needs:  (In order of need)  Updated 7/22/20

Ice Tea Mix Dry - all varieties:  Plain, Lemon, Rasberry

Antibacterial products & Cleaners - hand soap, wipes, sprays and cleaners of all kinds

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

Juice - bottles - Cranberry, Apple etc.

Egg Noodles


Beef Stew

Canned Beef Hash, Chicken or Spam

Snacks - crackers, chips, granola bars etc.

Dryer Sheets

Laundry detergent

Shampoo/conditioner - items for men too!  Thanks.

Shaving Cream

Tooth paste

Stewed Tomatoes, diced tomatoes, whole tomatoes

Coffee ~ Regular and Instant  (Decaf and Regular)

Broth - Beef, Vegetable and Chicken

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

Condiments- especially Mayonnaise, Ketchup, Relish and Salad Dressing

Gravy - Beef and Chicken

Raisin Bran Cereal/Honey Nut Cherrios

Peanut Butter - smooth and chunky

Jelly/jam - strawberry & grape

Rigatoni and Shells   (we currently have plenty of all other pasts products--thank you)

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

Canned Beets

Dry Beans - including pinto and peas


Instant Potatoes

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

Canned Peas, Corn and mixed vegetables*

Trash bags - 13 gallon and 30 gallon

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

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

Dry Pasta except those listed above, crushed tomatoes, 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