Because you can make a difference in the lives of people in our community! Your donations , whether food or financial,  help us provide a little bit of security for families during tough times.



  • Food - Individual, group and business donations of food are gratefully accepted by St. Andrew's Food Cupboard. Please see the list below for details on how you can make a difference.
  • Financial - The food cupboard is funded entirely through donations and grants. Your tax deductible donations help keep the pantry operating. Financial support goes to rent, utilities, supplies and supplemental food purchases.

How to Donate

Business Donations

Businesses and organizations can make drop off or pick up arrangements directly with the food pantry. Please fill in the form below to schedule volunteer pickup.

Business Donation Form

Group Food Drives

Would you like to run a group campaign to support the Food Cupboard? We can help you get started and coordinate drop off and pickup. Please fill out the linked form and we will contact you.

Volunteer Form

Individual Donations

You can make individual donations of canned goods, non-perishable foods and personal products.

Donations can be dropped off directly at the food pantry during normal operating hours. If you have larger deliveries for pickup please call the number on the contact page.

Foods and Items Needed for Donation


Bread - All Kinds

  • White Slice Preferred

Canned Goods

  • Fruit Cocktail
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Apple Sauce
  • Tomato Spaghetti Sauce
  • Green Beans
  • Corn
  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Peas

Soups - All Kinds

  • Chicken Noodle
  • Broth


  • Baked Beans
  • White Beans
  • Black Beans
  • Red Kidney Beans
  • Vegetarian Beans
  • Pork and Beans

Canned Meats

  • Spam
  • Tuna Fish
  • Salmon
  • Chicken

Boxed Food

  • Hamburger Helper
  • Chicken Helper
  • Pasta Salad

Pasta / Dry Food

  • Pasta (White)
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Cereal (sweet)
  • Hot Cereal (Oatmeal)
  • Stuffing
  • Pancake Mix
  • Muffin Mix
  • White Rice
  • Rice Mix
  • Dry Potatoes
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Scalloped Potatoes


  • Cake Mix
  • Brownie Mix
  • Jello
  • Pudding


  • Milk (Canned and Boxed)
  • Juices
  • Teas


  • Salt and Pepper
  • Barbeque Sauce
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Mayonnaise
  • Flour
  • Sugar


  • Toilet Paper
  • Bar Soap
  • Laundry Soap
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Body lotion

Baby Items

  • Baby Food
  • Diapers

St. Andrew's Food Cupboard is located at 892 Portland Ave Rochester, NY and proud to serve the needs of the hungry.

We’re open Tuesday through Friday, and can be reached by phone at 585-338-1764 or via email by visiting our contact page.


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