Food pantries are grateful for all donations of non-perishable foods. But some non-perishables are far more nutritious than others. Making conscientious food donations can help give those in need the healthiest food possible for themselves and their families.
- Canned tuna fish, chicken, or salmon
- Canned low-sodium/no salt added beans
- Peanut butter
- Low-sodium/no salt added canned soups & stews
- Unsalted nuts
- Low-sodium/no salt added canned vegetables
- Low sodium/no salt added tomato products/spaghetti sauce
- No added sugar dried fruit
- No added sugar applesauce
- Canned fruit in its own juice
- Whole grain crackers
- Brown rice
- Whole grain pasta
- Low sugar/high fiber cereal (Cheerios, Raisin Bran, etc.)
- Dried milk
- Evaporated milk
- Boxed, shelf stable milk
Looking for more guidance on your diet?
Make an appointment with the dietitians in the Frances Stern Nutrition Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.