Donate In-Kind

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 Beans
  • Shelf-Stable Milk
  • Canned Soup (Low Sodium)
  • Flour
  • Canned Chili
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Sugar
  • Oatmeal
  • Cooking Oil
  • Baby Formula
  • Baby Food
  • Pasta
  • Whole-Grain Items
  • Gluten-Free Items
  • Low Sodium/Low Sugar Items
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Soap
  • 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