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In-Kind Donations

Each week, The River serves over 1,000 Dane County households with free groceries, meals and personal care items. The River needs your help to keep the shelves stocked with a variety of items.

Most-Needed Items as of June 2021:

  • Bar soap
  • Bleach
  • Body wash
  • Can openers for the homeless
  • Cleaning sponges
  • Deodorant
  • Detergent
  • Diapers (Size 4–6)
  • Dish soap
  • Disinfectant spray
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Shampoo
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste


Donations can be dropped off at the back door of The River Food Pantry (2201 Darwin Rd) during the following times*:

Day Hours
Monday 8am–1pm
Tuesday 8am–3pm
Wednesday 8am–3pm
Thursday 8am–3pm
Friday 8am–3pm

*If these times do not work for you, please call (608) 442-8815 to coordinate an alternative.

The River Food Pantry is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and the value of your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

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