Food Donation Guidelines

Most Needed Foods

  • Turkeys and Hams for holiday food boxes-all sizes
  • Foods high in protein such as canned meats – 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-wheat pasta
  • Cereals – boxes of whole grain cereals-granola-oats
  • Soups, chilies and beef stews (preferably with reduced sodium and reduced fat)
  • 100% fruit juice (canned, plastic or boxed)-all sizes

Most Requested Foods

  • Peanut butter
  • Fresh produce

Most Requested Non-Food Items

  • Toothbrushes / Toothpaste
  • Toilet paper

The Community Food Bank is a community-based, volunteer supported, charitable agency with a mission to provide an emergency supply of nutritious food to Mesa County individuals and families in crisis.

562 West Crete Circle P. O. Box 3614, Grand Junction, CO  81502   970.640.0336