PLEASE NOTE: Due to precautionary measures for COVID-19, we are not currently accepting physical donations of food, hygiene supplies, or other items. If you would like to support the Drop In Centre, we accept financial donations through our website ( or by mail to 23 Gordon St. Guelph, ON N1H 4G9.

Pantry Needs

Please drop off to the Drop in Centre any day between 8am and 3pm.

What we need this month:

  • Coffee
  • Coffee whitener
  • Sugar
  • Fruit (bananas, oranges, berries, grapes)

Items Accepted

Canned Items

  • Beans (kidney, black, pork & beans, chickpeas)
  • Broth (chicken, beef, vegetable)
  • Fruit (pineapple (sliced or crushed), fruit cocktail, peaches)
  • Protein & meat products (tuna, salmon, ham chicken)
  • Vegetables (tomatoes (diced, crushed, paste), beans (green and yellow), corn, lentils, peas)
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Soup (cans, cups, mix)
  • Ready-to-eat packaged rice


  • Breadcrumbs
  • Cereal (boxes, oatmeal (rapid, instant, large flakes))
  • Coffee whitener
  • Condiments (ketchup, mustard, relish, BBQ sauce, mayonnaise)
  • Crackers (soda, snacking, graham)
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Gravy base/mix
  • Instant noodles
  • Cooking oil (olive, vegetable, canola)
  • Peanut butter
  • Jam
  • Honey
  • Spices (salt, pepper, basil, cinnamon, garlic powder, parsley)
  • Stuffing mix
  • Sugar
  • Tea
  • Coffee (instant & regular)
  • Pancake syrup
  • Vinegar (balsamic, regular)
  • Meal replacement drinks (i.e. Ensure, Boost, etc.)
  • Kraft Dinner

Perishable Items

  • Coffee cream
  • Juice (cans, tins, bottles, tetra packs)
  • Lemon juice
  • Meat (fresh and frozen)


  • Kleenex
  • Soap (liquid hand soap, dish soap)
  • Laundry detergent (regular and high efficiency)
  • Body wash
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Band aids
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Paper towels


  • Bleach
  • Pine Sol
  • Disposable gloves
  • All purpose cleaner
  • Windex
  • Paper plates & bowls
  • Plastic utensils
  • Socks (new)
  • Underwear (new)
  • Workboots
  • Bath towels
  • Office supplies

Items NOT Accepted

  • Clothing items (please redirect to St Vincent de Paul on Elizabeth St)

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