Donation Needs & Wish List

Help Us by Donating Needed 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.  When shipping items directly to us, please add the program name you are supporting with your donation as the second address line or Attention To.  Thank you for your generosity!

Food Pantry Needs:

Franklin is registered with Walmart SparkGood. Click below to sign up to help our Food Pantry! Choose either to round up when you shop or shop from our Needs List. And before you check out, how about adding a few reusable bags to your order as well?

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Our Food Pantry, School Supplies and Project Lift programs have Wish Lists featuring our most urgently needed items. Click below to shop from our Wish List. And don’t forget to add reusable bags to your order! We are always in need of handled grocery bags used for packing orders.

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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: brand new women’s underwear and bras, all sizes

Household Items:

Brand new can openers and pots and pans are always welcome!