Scituate Food Pantry

How To Donate

Food/Supply Donations

There are many locations throughout the town for non-perishable donations – the library, churches, some local banks and supermarkets. Donations can also be made at The Pantry’s Distribution Center, Check our Calendar for open hours. See our donation page to find out a number of ways to donate to the Scituate Food Pantry.

11/7/16 - here is a waterproof drop off box at the Unitarian Church at 330 First Parish Road, Scituate and at the Food Pantry.

March 2017 Specific Needs List:

Ritz / Saltine Crackers
Tuna - Salmon - Hash - Ham
Pancake Mix - Syrup - Cereal ( healthy and sweet)- Juice
Peanut butter (creamy) Grape Jelly - Strawberry Jam
Brown Rice - Rice Pilaf - Flavored Rice
Kidney / Garbanzo beans
Cookie mix
Canned Pineapple - Pears - applesauce
Microwave Popcorn


Items in bold print, we are low on and bold uppercase are items we are constantly in need of or out of.


Needs List (always needed at the Pantry):

Gift cards in $25 increments for CVS, Shaw's, Stop & Shop and Visa.

These non-perishable items that have not passed the “Best by” date are always needed at the Pantry:

  • Small Canned Hams (1-2lbs)
  • Spam
  • Hash
  • Beef Stew
  • Chili
  • Sloppy Joes
  • Tuna
  • Sardines
  • Salmon
  • Stuffing
  • Boxed and Canned Potatoes
  • Gravy
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Chowder – Corn and Clam
  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Mac N Cheese
  • Canned Pasta
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Canned Fruit
  • Sweet Cereal
  • Healthy Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly (grape, strawberry)
  • Condiments – Mustard, Mayo, Ketchup, Relish, Salad Dressings
  • Salt
  • Instant Coffee – Regular and Decaf
  • Ground Coffee – Regular and Decaf
  • Tea –Regular and Decaf
  • Hot Chocolate Packets
  • Sugar (1-2lb Boxes)
  • Artificial Sweetener
  • Juice
  • Cookies
  • Brownie mix
  • Cookie mix
  • Crackers
  • Jello and Pudding
  • Paper Products – Towels, Napkins, Toilet Tissue, Tissues
  • Personal Hygiene – Bar Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, Toothpaste Toothbrushes
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dish Detergent