fall leaf with a heart shape

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Help over 300 low-income families celebrate Thanksgiving!

Several ways to contribute! Drop off bags containing 1 of each item listed below to SHELTER, Inc. by Nov. 11 – OR – contribute pre-assembled food boxes with 1 of each item listed below. SHELTER, Inc. provides boxes or you can use clear bins with a lid. You can also provide a grocery gift card for a turkey, or provide a monetary donation. All contributions are welcome.

We are unable to accept fresh or frozen food.

Please go to: Sign up Genius to sign up for the number of households you will contribute food for, and click the link on that page to pick up empty boxes and drop off assembled boxes.

TURKEY – Gift cards ($25) to local grocery stores. Please no fresh or frozen turkeys.

Canned Goods:

  • Candied yams
  • Chicken stock
  • Corn
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Cream of mushroom soup
  • Green beans
  • Canned Fruit
  • French fried onions
  • Pasta sauce

Dry Goods:

  • Beans
  • Biscuit or bread mix
  • Gravy mix
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Pasta noodles
  • Rice
  • Stuffing mix
  • Cake or brownie mix

EXTRAS – Can opener, oven mitts, napkins, aluminum foil, kitchen gadgets.

Contact Yareth Rodriguez at Yareth.Rodriguez@ShelterInc.org if you would like to donate assembled boxes or for more details.

Don’t have time to shop? Monetary (cash / check) contributions are gladly accepted and will be used for each household’s turkey purchase. Contributions can be mailed to SHELTER, Inc., P.O. Box 5368, Concord, CA 94524.

Assembled food boxes will be accepted through Friday, NOVEMBER 11th. Thank you!