What we need

Over 50% of the food we provide to families is donated by people like you. Please keep our shelves stocked with nutritious non-perishable food.

Wish list of most needed food items:

  • cereal (please avoid sugary cereals)
  • canned vegetables (e.g. corn, green beans, peas, carrots)
  • canned beans (e.g. kidney beans)
  • pasta sauce
  • tomato products (e.g. diced tomatoes, Manwich)
  • tuna/canned chicken
  • soup
  • chili, beef stew, and protein-rich foods
  • peanut butter

People who are having trouble putting food on the table for themselves and their families often cannot afford other important items.

Wish list of most needed personal care items:

  • children’s diapers and training pants
  • adult diapers
  • feminine hygiene products

Wish list for Ralphcares Program for children:

  • toothpaste
  • toothbrush
  • floss
  • mouthwash

For inquiries about food drives and in-kind donations please email
or call Charlie Veys, Food Drive Specialist, at cveys@jfcs-stl.org or 314-513-1687.

Your donations may be eligible for the Missouri Food Pantry Tax Credit (FPT). To find out visit https://dor.mo.gov/taxcredit/fpt.php.

For tributes and other monetary donations please call or visit: 314-993-1000 or donate here .