Wilbraham Library Food Pantry

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The Wilbraham Public Library maintains a Community Food Pantry in our lobby.  People may help themselves to what they need. 

Donations are gratefully accepted inside the library or through the outdoor bin located on the side of the building next to the Book Drop.  Below are items that are always needed.

•        Canned meats: chicken, ham, spam, corned beef
•        Fish (canned or packets): tuna, salmon, sardines
•        Nut/ seed butter: peanut, almond, sunflower
•        Shelf-stable cheeses: parmesan, cheese spreads
•        Shelf-stable meats: pepperoni, summer sausage
•        Jerky: mushroom, beef, turkey
•        Assorted nut mixes
•        Protein bars
Fruits & Vegetables
•        Apple sauce
•        Dried fruit: mango, cranberries, raisins
•        Canned fruit: mandarins, peaches, pineapple
•        Individual fruit cups
•        Fruit strips or gummies
•        Canned vegetables: green beans, peas, corn, carrots, tomatoes, veg-all
•        Pizza Sauce (cans or jars)
•        Baby food (jars or pouches)
Grains & Carbs
•        Pasta: spaghetti, linguine, penne, macaroni
•        Rice: instant packages, bags
•        Beans (canned or dry): pinto, black, cannellini
•        Shelf stable pizza crust
•        Tortillas
•        Cereal & granola (individual packages or boxes)
•        Cereal bars & granola bars
•        Trail Mix
•        Crackers
•        Rice cakes
•        Pretzels
•        Popcorn (kernels or microwaveable)
•        Pudding or jello cups
Soups, Stocks, & Broth
•        Soups (boxed or canned): tomato, chicken noodle, beef stew, vegetable
•        Broth or stock (boxed or canned): beef, chicken, veggie
Boxed Entrees
•        Mac & cheese boxes
•        Canned chili
•        Cambell's Ready Meals
Milks & Beverages
•        Shelf-stable almond or soy milk
•        Powdered or condensed milk
•        Water bottles
•        Juice boxes
Non-food Items
•        Dog/ cat food
•        Socks
•        Rain gear
•        Baby wipes & diapers
•        Deodorant
•        Toothpaste & alcohol-free mouthwash
•        Shampoo & conditioner
•        Sun block & SPF lotions
•        Toilet paper
•        Feminine hygiene products
•        Sanitizer sprays or wipes
•        Gloves
•        First-Aid supplies
•        Cleaning supplies