Food Items

The Urban maintains an emergency food pantry. Food packages are handed out as needed.  This pantry also serves as a reserve for community meal preparation.  We welcome gifts for food or gift cards.

In High Demand:

  • Canned meats: tuna/salmon, ham, chicken, corned beef, Klik or Spam
  • Canned vegetables: peas, corn, green and yellow beans, pork & beans
  • Pasta sauce
  • Pasta: egg noodle, macaroni, spaghetti
  • Peanut butter
  • Jam/jelly
  • Fruit cocktail, small tins of mandarin oranges
  • Pudding cups
  • Juice boxes
  • Cookies
  • Cereal
  • Instant coffee (small jars)/tea
  • Ground coffee for Urban coffee urn

Other Items:

  • Canned soups
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Kraft dinner
  • Juice boxes – 1 litre
  • Rice
  • Soup bases/broths (liquid or cubes) – chicken, beef, vegetable
  • Boxed scalloped potatoes
  • Powdered juice mix
  • Graham crackers / Soup (or other) crackers
  • Mayonnaise
  • Vegetable oil
  • Baking powder for bannock
  • Salt & pepper
  • Cheez Whiz
  • Baking items for cookies: chocolate chips, raisins, flour, baking powder, baking soda
  • Cards and cribbage boards
  • Shopping bags and empty plastic containers (margarine, yogurt, etc.)