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HOST A FOOD DRIVE

Hosting a food drive is a great way to build engagement with your employees, church or other organization while helping the hungry people of Lincoln and surrounding areas.

If you would like to host a food drive, please read the following flyer. This will answer most questions, but don't hesitate to call with any further questions.

Food Drive Guidelines

Thank you!


If you have food to donate you can drop it off at the Food Bank of Lincoln (4840 Doris Bair Circle) or in the blue barrel at Super Save on 56 & Highway 2.



THE MOST NEEDED FOOD ITEMS INCLUDE


  • Tuna or canned chicken
  • Canned foods with pop-top lids (soup, stew, chili)
  • Canned fruits in its own juice or water
  • Low-sodium canned vegetables
  • Peanut butter
  • Macaroni & cheese and other boxed dinners
  • Brown rice
  • 100% fruit juices
  • Olive or canola oil
  • Spices
  • Low-sugar whole grain cereals
  • Healthy snacks (granola bars, nuts, dried fruit)
  • Coffee

  • The Food Bank cannot accept individual glass jars of baby food. We can accept cases of baby food in glass jars as long as the cases are commercially shrink wrapped. We can also accept boxes of baby cereal and plastic jars of juice for infants.


THE MOST NEEDED PERSONAL CARE ITEMS INCLUDE


  • Bath tissue
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Diapers and wipes
  • Personal hygiene products
Need Help?

For all hosting questions, please call:

402-466-8170

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

In Southeast Nebraska, nearly 20,000 children live in households where people have to skip meals or eat less to make ends meet.
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