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What to Donate

What the OCCC Pantry needs the most:

  • Canned chicken, tuna and ham or hearty, ready-to-go meals like beef stew and chili with meat.
  • Canned vegetables: Potatoes, collard greens, beans, carrots, spinach or peas (especially varieties with no salt added)
  • Canned fruit and individual fruit cups
  • Canned tomatoes & pasta sauce
  • Shelf stable milk and alternatives (rice, soy, etc.)
  • Snack items like juice boxes, applesauce contain-ers, granola bars
  • Single serve macaroni & cheese
  • Low-sugar cereal like plain Cheerios
  • Peanut or other nut butter, especially crunchy
  • Instant oatmeal, instant grits
  • Whole grain pasta, brown rice and quinoa
  • Biscuit or baking mixes (that only require water)

What the OCCC Pantry cannot use:

  • Perishable foods
  • Expired food
  • Food without a label
  • Homemade food
  • Food or packaging that’s falling apart or damaged