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Food Pantry Wish List

The YWCA Dayton Food Pantry is an in-house program that provides healthy food items, cooking/baking supplies, and nutritional information to the women and families we serve in our domestic violence shelters and transitional housing units. It is stocked in large part by community donations and operates year-round.

We CANNOT accept:
Meat or eggs
Expired food
Opened food

Fruits & Vegetables
Apples
Oranges
Potatoes
Bananas
Grapes
Raisins
Berries (fresh or frozen)

Condiments/Seasonings
BBQ sauce
Pasta sauce (tomato and alfredo)
Salad dressings (Italian, French, ranch)
Coffee creamer
Maple syrup
Jelly/jam
Ketchup
Mustard
Relish
Soy sauce
Garlic powder
Grated parmesan cheese
Peanut butter

Baking/Cooking
Cooking spray
Vegetable oil
Olive oil
Vinegar (apple cider and white)
Flour (all-purpose)
Sugar (granulated and brown)
Cake/muffin mix

Paper Products
Aluminum foil
Sandwich bags
Paper plates/bowls
Napkins/paper towels

Beverages
Juice (apple, orange, grape, cranberry)
Coffee
Lemonade
Water
Tea

Frozen Foods
Breakfast burritos/sandwiches
Chicken nuggets
Waffles/pancakes/French toast
Pizza
Chili
Bagels
Hamburgers
French fries/tater tots
Fruits and vegetables
Pot pies

Dairy
Milk
Cottage cheese
Sour cream
Shredded/sliced cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, swiss)
Yogurt
Cream cheese
Butter

Breads & Dry Goods
Hamburger/hot dog buns
Sandwich bread
Bagels
Rolls/French bread
Meal kits (tacos, pizza, etc.)
Pasta
Cereal
Soup/Ramen noodles

Snacks
Crackers
Popcorn
Pretzels/chips
Jell-O
Pudding
Cereal/granola bars
Dried fruit
Nuts (almonds, cashews, pistachios)