Donating Food

  • Target donations

    We receive food from the Federal Emergency Food Assistance Program and the State Food Purchase Program, and we obtain food from the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.

    In addition, we also receive food donations from:
    • the Letter Carriers' annual food drive
    • the Scouting for Food annual food drive
    • many smaller food drives sponsored by numerous groups and organizations in our community
    • local churches,
    • grocery stores and other businesses, and
    • group and individual YOU!

    Tammy Reese, Receiver at Target, State College saves items with damaged packaging for donation to the Food Bank. Items include diapers, cleaning supplies, and paper products. Thanks Target and Tammy, our clients really appreciate it!

Arboretum Children's Garden
  • Children's Garden at the Arboretum at Penn State

    Garden items are greatly appreciated from any garden.  We accept the following garden items:


    • Tomatoes
    • Green Peppers
    • Onions
    • Potatoes
    • Carrots
    • Zucchini
    • Yellow Squash
    • Lettuce
    • Radishes
    • Beets
    • And other items too!