Little Kitchen Food Shelf Information

Nov 06

The Food Group prides itself in providing healthy and nutritious grocery items to those in need.  By donating items from the healthy donation suggestions lists you are helping to ensure that we are able to continue providing quality food that are in high demand.


  • Canned veggies, low or no salt added
  • Low sodium pasta sauce
  • Low sodium tomato paste
  • Low sodium diced tomatoes
  • Low sodium veggies juices
  • Canned white or sweet potatoes
  • Salsa



  • Canned fruit in light syrup or its own juices
  • Applesauce, no sugar added
  • Dried fruit varieties
  • 100% fruit juices (no sugar added)
  • Low sugar fruit spreads



  • Canned chunk light tuna or chicken in water
  • other shelf stable meats, low sodium
  • Canned and dried beans, all varieties
  • Low sodium broth or bean soups
  • Unsalted nuts
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned and dried lentils, all varieties



  • Powdered and shelf stable milk
  • Milk alternatives (rice, soy, ect.)
  • Fat free pudding
  • Shelf stable cheeses (e.g. Babybel cheese)


Grains (First ingredient should be “Whole” grain, corn or wheat)

  • Brown or wild rice
  • Whole grain pasta and cereals
  • Whole grain muffin and pancake mixes
  • Trans fat free tortillas
  • Old Fashioned oats or low sugar oatmail
  • Low fat whole grain crackers and other snacks
  • Granola bars


Spices/Cooking Oils

  • Olive, canola and vegetable oils
  • Salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder
  • Dried basil, oregano, thyme and rosemary
  • Chili powders and taco seasonings
  • Cinnamon, nutmeg and other baking spices
  • Low sodium bouillon cubes

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