Allen Food Pantry
The Allen Food Pantry is supported by the Allen Ministerial Alliance which is made up of Christian churches in the communities of Allen, Fairview and Lucas, the AMA Food Pantry operates as a strict non-profit organization that is 100% Volunteer based. The pantry serves those in need of food, including those out of work, Grandparents caring for grandchildren of unemployed children, soldiers returning from Iraq unable to find a job, and others who find themselves in financial difficulty. First Presbyterian Church collects donations the first Sunday of every month for the food pantry and our members volunteer stocking and serving the food pantry clients. For more information check out www.allenfoodpantry.org.
Items generally needed/collected at the food pantry are as follows:
Food Items: Peanut Butter, Jelly, Can Soups, Spaghetti Sauce, Spaghetti Noodles, Canned Chicken or Turkey, Chili, Canned Fruit, Canned Beans, Dry Beans, Rice, Cereal, Oatmeal, Macaroni and Cheese, Meal Helpers, Boxed Potatoes and Crackers.
FRESH PRODUCE IS A LUXURY SO A BAG OF APPLES, ORANGES OR POTATOS IS LIKE GOLD!!
If you have a home garden and at anytime have more than you need we will happily share it with our clients!
Toiletries: toilet paper, paper towels, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, dish soap, diapers and feminine products.
You may bring donations to the food pantry during normal business hours or for small donations, there is a drop box located outside of the food pantry that is emptied daily.