Wish List

We are able to purchase most basic food items through the Greater Boston Food Bank where $1 buys about $3 worth of food. Cash donations are always much appreciated and go far. However, there are some items we are not able to purchase and which we depend on from your donations.
We currently need the following shelf stable foods. Click here to download pdf version.

Canned and dry staples:

  • Canned salmon
  • Canned albacore tuna
  • Tuna and chicken in single serve pouches
  • Canned stew
  • Canned pasta
  • Canned tomatoes and pasta sauces, especially low sodium products
  • Tomato paste
  • Mayonnaise (20 oz. jars or less)
  • Dry macaroni and cheese especially Kraft and Annie’s
  • Soup, especially low sodium
  • Chunky soups such as Progresso, Amy’s or Campbell’s
  • Rice mixes especially Near East and Rice-a-roni
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Cereals especially low sugar and high fiber
  • Whole grain pastas
  • Cookies and crackers in smaller packages
  • Nuts in smaller packages
  • Muffin mixes
  • Cake and brownie mixes
  • Cake frosting

Personal care items: Body wash, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, hand lotion, toothpaste, denture cleaners, bladder leak products

Special dietary items: 

  • Gluten free pasta, cereals and other products
  • Baby food, toddler foods,  diapers
  • Ensure and Boost especially chocolate flavor

Please do not include expired items

**Donation drop off times:

  • Thursdays from 2:30pm– 4pm
  • Saturday from 9am– 10:30am

updated 03/2022