The Flathead Food Bank relies on in-kind donations throughout the year to keep our shelves stocked with food and basic necessities.
We gratefully accept any and all nonperishable donations (and some properly-handled perishable donations).
We work with nutritionists and health professionals to ensure that we accept and offer the most nutritious foods to our visitors.
The following list of foods is a suggestion for the types of food that would be most helpful in providing the best possible nutrition to our clients.
- Canned Tuna or Meat
- Peanut Butter
- Canned Fruits (In Juice)
- Canned Vegetables (Low/No Sodium)
- Low-Fat Salad Dressings
- Canned Chili
- Cooking Oil
- Tomato Sauce
- Canned Beans
- Shelf-Stable Milk
- Canned Soup (Low Sodium)
- Baby Formula
- Baby Food
- Whole-Grain Items
- Gluten-Free Items
- Low Sodium/Low Sugar Items
- Personal Care Items
- Feminine Hygiene Products
To ensure food safety, we cannot accept the following:
- Rusty or unlabeled cans
- Homemade items
- Noncommercial packaged or canned items
- Alcoholic beverages
- Open or used items
- Any Canned Goods 2 years past expiration date
- Any Dry Goods (Cake mixes, crackers, etc.) 1 year past expiration date
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