Most Wanted Foods

Oregon Food Bank needs these nutritious foods:

  • Shelf-stable milk
  • Foods high in protein such as canned meats (i.e., tuna, chicken, salmon) and canned or dried beans
  • Foods high in nutrients, such as canned fruits and vegetables (preferably with reduced sodium and reduced sugar)
  • Whole-grain foods such as brown rice, whole grain cereal and whole-wheat pasta
  • Soups, chilies and stews (preferably with reduced sodium and reduced fat)
  • 100 percent fruit juice (canned, plastic or boxed)
  • Unsaturated cooking oils
  • And other nutritious, “healthy-choice” foods (preferably with reduced fat, sodium and sugar)

Oregon Food Bank can't use:

To ensure food safety, we cannot use:

  • rusty or unlabeled cans
  • perishable items (applies only to food drive donations)
  • homemade items
  • noncommercial canned or packaged items
  • alcoholic beverages, mixes or soda
  • open or used items

PLEASE NOTE: If you donate glass products, please box or bag them separately and label the box or bag "GLASS" on all sides.


Top 10 food drives 
June 2014

  1. Rose Festival - 5067 lbs.
  2. Anonymous West - 4205 lbs.
  3. Beaverton Police Department - 1881 lbs.
  4. Fish People Seafood - 1655 lbs.
  5. Farmers Insurance Group - 1367 lbs.
  6. Anonymous East - 1251 lbs.
  7. Go All In Poker, Inc. - 940 lbs.
  8. Beaverton City Library - Main - 700 lbs.
  9. H & M Department Store - 684 lbs.
  10. Yahoo! - 664 lbs.

Donate online

by mail:
Oregon Food Bank
P.O. Box 55370
Portland, OR 97238

or by phone: