Do you have hundreds of pounds
or just a few boxes or bags?

No matter the size we’ll use
your donation to feed Delawareans in need.

If you have safe, edible foods or food ingredients, we will make sure they get to those who need them most! Whether you want to hold a food drive in your neighborhood, office or school, we’ll help you make sure your food drive is the best ever! Food drives are simple and easy.

To ensure your donation can be distributed in time for Thanksgiving, please be sure to deliver by November 10 at noon. Items delivered after that date will be distributed through the remainder of the holiday season.

Follow these simple steps to ensure a successful drive:

For more information about hosting a food drive, please contact:

Sue DeNardo
Community Development Manager
(302) 292-1305 ext 250

Food Drive Tools

Host an Online Food Fundraiser

Holiday Food Drive Shopping List

Food Drive Organization Kit

Food Drive Shopping List

Social Media Graphics and Flyers to Promote Your Drive


Please note, the Food Bank of Delaware cannot accept hard candy, lollipops, soda in cans and bottles, chocolate bars or pieces, gum and soft candy such as marshmallows, caramels, taffy, licorice, gummy items, savory snacks such as chips puffed cheese snacks, pork rinds and sweet snacks including cakes, cookies, donuts, ice cream, pastries and popsicles.