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In Kind Donations

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

The River welcomes your donations of:

Food Items:

  • Canned proteins such as tuna or chicken
  • Canned pasta meals with meat
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned soups
  • Canned pasta sauces
  • Meat expanders such as Hamburger Helper or Tuna Helper
  • Pasta
  • Boxed cereals
  • Gluten-free items
  • Vegan items

Personal Care Items:

  • Soap
  • Lotion
  • Toilet paper
  • Diapers
  • Vitamins
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Feminine hygiene products

Most-Needed Items as of November 2019:

  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Gravy: Turkey, Beef
  • Tuna, Sardines, Salmon
  • Hamburger/Tuna Helper
  • Rice (Any Kind)
  • Cooking Oil
  • Crackers
  • Croutons
  • Cereal: Hot & Cold
  • 100% Juice
  • Canned Fruits
  • Baking Mixes: Cake, Biscuit, Brownie
  • Pie Fillings: Apple, Cherry

Drop off donations

Donations can be dropped off at The River Food Pantry, 2201 Darwin Rd, Madison, WI 53704:

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 A.M – 5:30 P.M.

The River is a 501(c)(3) charity, the value of your donation is 100% tax-deductible.

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