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.)


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)


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


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

**Please, No Glass Containers

Common Requests

• 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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