Donation Needs & Wish List

Help Us by Donating Needed Items

Thank you for donating items! See below for what we currently need. Wish List donations can be dropped off any day of the week to our drop box or set up a drop-off time by calling 518.587.9826 x229.

Food Pantry Needs:

Franklin is registered with Walmart through its “Registry For Good”. Click below to shop from our Wish List.

Registry For Good


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Our Food Pantry has a Wish List featuring our most urgently needed items. Click below to shop from our Wish List.

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Fresh Foods: Perishables including Fish, Meat, Cheeses, Fresh Fruits & Vegetables.

*Please contact Food Pantry when dropping off  perishable items. Call 518.587.9826 x229.

Non-Perishable Canned & Dry Goods: Chicken, Tuna, Fruit (in juice), Vegetables, Tomato Products, Canned Soup/Stews, Beans, Rice, Pasta, Instant Oatmeal, Condiments (Ketchup, Mayonnaise, Mustard, Soy Sauce, Marinades) Cereal, Jelly/Jam, 100% Fruit Juice, Peanut Butter, Coffee/Tea, Cooking Oil,  Baking Supplies (baking mixes, baking soda, flour, sugar, vanilla).

When purchasing to donate, please support our Healthy Food Pantry Initiative and select items that are high fiber, low sugar, low sodium, and whole grains.  

Hygiene & Household Products:

Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Laundry Soap Pods, Dish Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, Deodorant, Razors, Shaving Products, Body Soap/Wash, Can Openers, Paper Plates and Napkins, Infant Diapers (size 4,5,6), Baby Wipes.

Pet Food:

Wet and Dry Dog and Cat Food, Treats.

Project Lift Needs:

Snack Items:

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

Free Store Needs:


Brand new: all sizes of children’s socks, underwear and undershirts; women’s socks, underwear and bras, all sizes; men’s socks, underwear and undershirts.

Household Items:

Brand new can openers are always welcome!