Donate Food

We gratefully accept donations of nonperishable food. Look for one of our donation bins at the local grocery stores or at the library.  Additionally, the pantry accepts donations on:

  • Thursday mornings between 8:30 and 9:30 AM
  • Saturday mornings between 8:30 and 11 AM

Feel free to contact us for more information, or to arrange a different drop off time, or if you have perishable food. Please make sure that all donated food has not been opened and is not expired.

**We are currently most in need of canned (white) albacore tuna, canned spam, hash, chili, beef stew, spaghetti and meatballs, diced/stewed/whole/crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, spaghetti, stuffing, gravy and canned fruit (peaches, pears, fruit cocktail and pineapple).**

We encourage donors to wait and purchase these items on sale.

Additionally, we always need the following items:

  • Canned Vegetable Beef Soup
  • Canned meats, and stews
  • Canned Chili, Beef Ravioli, Beefaroni
  • Canned White (Albacore) Tuna
  • Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • Au Gratin and Scalloped Boxed Potatoes
  • Juice (Cranberry, Cran-Raspberry, Apple, etc.)
  • Peanut butter and jelly/jam
  • Tomato Products (Sauce-small, Paste-small, Diced-small, Stewed-small, Whole, Pureed, Crushed)
  • Pasta and Rice
  • Cold and hot cereals
  • Cake and brownie mixes
  • Ground Regular Coffee
  • Black (Orange Pekoe) Tea
  • Gluten Free food products

How to Donate Money

The Pantry is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, so your contribution is fully tax deductible. All contributions will be acknowledged. Donations can be made in honor of a special occasion or in memory of someone.

To make a donation, send your check to:

Ecumenical Community Food Pantry of Norwood, Inc.
150 Chapel Street
Norwood, MA 02062

To donate by Paypal or credit card:




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