Food Donations/In-Kind Donations

Food Donations/in-Kind Donations

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”

Winston S. Churchill

Mercer Street Friends actively collects nonperishable,
nutrient-rich food.

Items Needed Include

Oatmeal (boxes of single serve packets)
Cereal (single serve bowls or boxes 9oz.)

Entrees:

Cans of tuna (water packed)
Cans of Chicken
Peanut Butter 18 oz. 
Jelly 14 to 18 oz. (plastic containers)
Macaroni and Cheese Dinner Boxes or Cups (Kraft and/or Store Brands)
Soup (cans or microwaveable cups)
Tomato Soup
Chicken Noodle
Chicken Noodle Soup (no Ramen)

Trimmings:

Cranberry Sauce
Stuffing Mix
Can Vegetables (Green Beans, Corn, etc.)
Gravy
Seasonings (Pepper, Onion Power, Garlic, Sea Salt, etc.)
Dry Mashed Potato Mix
Can Apples
Cooking Oil

Snacks:

Granola Bars
Pudding Cups
Fruit Cups, 4oz Fruit Cups: (types listed below)
Fruit Cocktail
Applesauce
Peaches
Pears
Dried Fruits (Raisins, Prunes, etc.)

**Please, No Glass Containers

Common Requests

Toiletries:
• Toothpaste
• Toothbrushes
• Mouthwash
• Deodorant
• Razors
• Shave Cream
• Shampoo
• Conditioner
• Soap
• Body Wash
• Lotion
• Feminine Hygiene Products
• First Aid Items

General Items:
• Hats
• Gloves
• Coats
• Clothing
• Books
• Housewares
• Cleaning Products (sponges, spray, etc.)
• Baby Items (diapers, wipes, etc.)
• Dish Detergent
• Laundry Detergent

**Please note, the clothing items can be accepted as new and/or gently used items of any sizes.

Food donations can be dropped off at the Mercer Street Friends Food Bank, which is located at:

824 Silvia Street
Ewing Township, NJ 08628
Google Map

Corporate donations can be made by contacting the food bank at 609.406.0503.

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