The Allentown Food Bank is delighted to accept food donations from individuals. Grocers, restaurant owners, and wholesalers also are welcome to make donations. All food donations can be delivered to the food bank from 8:30-11:45 a.m. Monday-Friday.
Plan a Food Drive
The Allentown Food Bank also is pleased to support individuals, companies, and groups that wish to conduct food drives. Interested parties are asked to call the food bank during business hours for assistance.
Most Needed Foods
The foods that typically are needed the most are as follows:
Rice (1 pound bags) or boxed
Peanut butter or jelly/jam (in plastic bottles)
Canned vegetables, not green beans, but black, kidney beans or pinto beans
Spaghetti sauce (preferred in plastic bottles)
Potato/pasta/rice package mixes
Macaroni and cheese mixes
Tuna or Hamburger Helper
Cake or bread mixes
Ketchup or Mayo
Foods Not Accepted by the Food Bank
Baby food or formula
Home cooked, processed, or baked foods
Foods in open containers
Foods with expired purchase dates
Give to the Allentown Food Bank
The Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank is Allentown’s only daily food bank, assisting families in need from Monday through Friday. Every dollar of your support helps provide this crucial support to approximately 25,000 people or more each year.