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 tomatoes
  • Soup bases/broths (liquid or cubes) – chicken, beef, vegetable
  • Rice
  • Boxed scalloped potatoes
  • Instant potatoes
  • Pasta – egg noodle, macaroni, spaghetti
  • Canned meats – tuna/salmon, chicken, ham, corned beef
  • Tinfoil
  • Saran Wrap
  • Clear plastic sandwich and freezer bags (Ziploc preferred)
  • Dish soap

Other Items:

  • Canned vegetables – green/yellow beans, peas, carrots, corn, potatoes
  • Canned soups
  • Kraft dinner
  • Juice boxes – individual
  • Juice boxes – 1 litre
  • Powdered juice mix
  • Graham crackers
  • Soup (or other) crackers
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Relish
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salt & pepper
  • Cheez Whiz
  • Peanut butter
  • Jams/jellies
  • Pickles
  • Hot peppers
  • Cake mixes
  • Cookies
  • Baking items for cookies: chocolate chips, raisins, flour, baking powder, baking soda
  • Cards and cribbage boards