Spring Donation Drive

We will be collecting Food Stuff, Clothing & Personal Care Items for Food for Others & ECHO.

Saturday 3/27, 9am to 3pm & Sunday 3/28, 9am to 11am

Drop-Off Location: Kings Park Elementary School Parking Lot

Food items most in need include: 

  • Fresh fruits (oranges, apples, bananas, tomatoes, avocados, grapes, berries)
  • Fresh vegetables (cucumbers, celery, peppers, lettuce, eggplant)
  • Canned chili
  • Canned tomato products (crushed, peeled, diced, etc.), 4oz – 1 lb
  • Canned meat (chicken, beef, turkey, or seafood), 2oz – 15oz
  • Rice, 16oz packages
  • Spaghetti sauce, 14oz – 1 lb (ideally in cans instead of glass)
  • Canned fruit (packed in fruit juice instead of syrup) sized 11oz – 20oz
  • Dried or canned beans (black, kidney, pinto, etc.)
  • Pasta
  • Fruit juice (100% juice) in 32oz – 64oz sizes
  • New or Clean Reusable Grocery Bags (8 ½ x 14 x 15)

Other items most in need include:

  • Children’s gently used or new SUMMER clothes (Please, no winter clothing)
  • Adult SUMMER clothing (Small and Medium preferred for teenagers, please no winter clothes)
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Razors
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Deodorant
  • OTC Pain/Flu/Cold Meds for Adults

Items Not Accepted: [by Food for Others] Food items more than 3 years expired; Opened items; Unlabeled or homemade items; or Cooked food [by ECHO]: Items not specifically listed as needed on their website


We Need volunteers to staff the donation drop-off area and to transport the collected items to our community partners. If you are interested, please contact Lisa Jones, VP of Education.

The donation drive will be taking place during the Spring Photo Shoot Opportunity. For more information and to sign-up, click here.