Food Pantry Wish List

food pantry-1Please help assist homeless veterans by purchasing food items or other needed items to support the men and women of and veterans in the community who turn to AHI for help. Your tax deductible donation will impact a homeless veteran for a lifetime. Please keep your receipts for tax purposes.

An example of needed items include:

Food items:

  • Pop-top, soups, and pastas
  • Crackers – single serve packs
  • Peanut butter & jelly
  • Canned tuna & chicken
  • Bottled water
  • Juice boxes
  • Granola bars/healthy snacks
  • Cereal
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Spaghetti and sauce
  • Bottled water
  • Snack-sized nuts
  • Heat and eat canned meals
  • Bagged popcorn/chips/snacks

Personal care items:

  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Disposable razors
  • Shaving cream
  • African American Hair Care Products for men and women
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Hand sanitizer

Household items:

  • New towels and washcloths
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Laundry detergent
  • Fabric softener
  • Glass cleaner
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Sponges
  • Dish soap
  • Scrub brushes
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Hand-held can openers
  • Plastic storage bins, all sizes

Other needed items include gift cards to purchase items for homeless veterans from such establishments as:

  • Target
  • Wal-Mart
  • Kmart
  • Payless Shoe Source
  • McDonald’s
  • Giant
  • Safeway
  • Gas cards
  • Recreation cards (e.g., movie theater gift certificates, sporting enent tickets)

Thank you for caring!

50%of homeless veterans are age 51 or older