Food Shelf Volunteering

NOTE: ALL volunteers must complete the Volunteer Application, Waiver of Insurance, and Information and Photo Release forms which are found on the 'Volunteering' tab of this website before beginning a volunteer position at the Open Hands Midway food shelf.



When you donate food, PLEASE check expiration dates before donating any items to make sure they are NOT EXPIRED!!


NOTE: We currently have an an excess of canned corn so we ask that you do not donate any at this time. Foods listed with BOLD type indicate an urgent need for this item exists.

  • Baked Beans

  • Bar Soap

  • Bottle Juice (Please do not donate frozen juices)

  • Boxed Mashed Potatoes (Please do not donate bagged potatoes)

  • Beef Stew

  • Canned Chicken

  • Canned Chili

  • Canned Fruit (Applesauce, Peaches, Pears, etc.)

  • Canned Ravioli, Spaghetti O's

  • Canned Vegetables (Corn, Carrots, Green Beans, Peas)

  • Cereal (Please do not donate bagged cereal)

  • Crackers (Saltines, Ritz, etc.)

  • Dish Soap (Liquid)

  • Ketchup

  • Kleenex

  • Macaroni & Cheese

  • Mustard

  • Noodle Side Dishes

  • Paper Towel (Packages of 2-3 rolls)

  • Pasta Side Dishes

  • Peanut Butter

  • Pickles

  • Rice

  • Rice Side Dishes

  • Salad Dressing (French, Ranch, etc.)

  • Shampoo (Medium size bottles)

  • Spaghetti Noodles

  • Spaghetti Sauce

  • Soups (Chunky & Progresso preferred)

  • Toilet Paper (Packages of 4-6 rolls)

  • Tuna

  • Vegetable (Cooking) Oil