Donation Needs & Wish List

Franklin’s Current Need/Wish List

Food Pantry Needs:


Fresh Meat, Fresh Fish, Canned Tuna/Chicken/Salmon, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Cheese, Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Rolled Oats, Instant Oatmeal, Cereal, Canned Fruit (in juice), Canned Vegetables, Canned Tomato Products, 100% Fruit Juice, Hearty Canned Soup/Stews, Brown/White Rice, Pasta, Quinoa/Buckwheat/Other Whole Grains, Dried/Canned Beans, Coffee/Tea, Vegetable Oil, Condiments, Baking Supplies.

*Support our Healthy Food Pantry Initiative and select items that are high fiber, low sugar, low sodium, and whole grains – Learn more about our food pantry

Personal Hygiene & Household Products:

Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Laundry Soap Pods, Dish Soap (for sink washing), Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Soap/Wash, Large Diapers (size 4,5,6), Baby Wipes

Project Lift

Snack Items:

Children’s snack items, preferably individually wrapped items. Crackers, popcorn, granola bars, fresh fruit, yogurt, cheese sticks, cereal, chips, etc.

School Supply Needs: FULL

Biggest Needs: FULL for 2020-2021 school year

Additional Needs: Zippered 3-ring binders, lunch boxes, pencil boxes/holders, index cards, colored pencils, washable markers, crayons, pencils, pencil sharpeners, pink erasers, scissors, glue sticks, construction paper, 1,2,3″ binders, dividers, loose leaf paper, composition books, 1 subject notebooks, folders, tissues, 3-hole pencil pouches

Other Needs:

Volunteers, gift cards, grocery bags, baby items, can openers, hygiene products (full & travel size)

For more information on how to donate you can call 518.587.9826

Updated Food Pantry Hours

The food pantry is open Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 3:30 pm by phone appointment only. If you are in need of food call 518.587.9826 to arrange a time to pick up a meal package.