MCEAP Donation Guidelines

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Food Bank Items

  • Boxed dinners (Mac & Cheese, Hamburger Helper, Rice-a-Roni, etc.)
  • Canned meats (Tuna, Treet, Spam)
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Dried beans
  • Individual packages of powdered milk
  • Spaghetti sauce and pasta
  • Breakfast items (Cereals, Oatmeal, Pop-Tarts)
  • Frozen foods (Pot Pies, Frozen Dinners, etc.)
  • Food suitable for the homeless (i.e. items with pop-top lids, no cooking required, boxed drinks, etc.)




Hygiene Items:

  • Deoderant
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Tooth Brushes
  • Soap
  • Razors
  • Combs and brushes
  • Diapers
  • Wet Wipes
  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry detergent
  • Paper towels
  • Cleaning supplies

Thrift Store Items
Items in good condition and working order such as:

  • Clothing, shoes, and boots
  • Linens, curtains, and blankets
  • Jewelry
  • Hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves
  • Books, records, compact discs, VHS tapes, and DVDs
  • Games, toys, and sports equipment
  • Dishes, glassware, kitchen utensils, pots and pans
  • Lamps and appliances
  • Hand tools and power tools
  • Stereos, radios, VCRs, and DVD players
  • Laptops and tablets
  • Dressers, tables, sofas, chairs, bed frames (but not waterbed frames)


Items we cannot Accept 


  • No cribs, car seats, walkers or other products that do not meet current safety standards of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, including recalled items.
  • No CRT-style TVs or computer monitors
  • No automotive hazardous waste such as tires, lead-acid batteries, gasoline, etc.
  • No guns or ammunition
  • No drop side cribs

If in doubt give us a call at (540)260-3173