We are not able to drop off barrels or pick up food drives at this time due to increased food distributions to address the coronavirus public health crisis.  You may pick up and drop off barrels/food donations to our Newark or Milford locations. Click here for our most-needed items this holiday season!


We are in need of:

  • Canned sweet potatoes
  • Canned vegetables
  • Breakfast items
  • Pudding
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Rice
  • Canned fruits
  • Evaporated milk
  • Canned pumpkin
  • Applesauce
  • Coffee/tea bags
  • Corn muffin mix
  • Canned gravy
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Frozen turkeys and hams (must be dropped off to Newark or Milford warehouses)

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 and gummy items.

Food Bank of Delaware – Newark
222 Lake Drive
Newark, DE  19702
(302) 292-1305
Hours: M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.;

Food Bank of Delaware – Milford
1040 Mattlind Way
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 424-3301
Hours: M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Food Drive Organization Kit
Food Drive Shopping List
Donate Food Here Sign for Boxes or Barrels