Your help is needed this holiday season!Thanksgiving-button-2015

Help bring help to the table this holiday season! Host a Thanksgiving food drive for families in need! If you are interested in having a Food Bank of Delaware staff member speak to your group as part of your food drive, please contact Caitlin Custer at (302) 292-1305 ext 253 or

Items needed:
Click here for a printable shopping list!

  • Canned sweet potatoes
  • Canned peas
  • Canned corn
  • Evaporated milk
  • Canned pumpkin
  • Applesauce
  • Coffee/tea bags
  • Corn muffin mix
  • Canned gravy
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Graham cracker crust
  • Turkey pan
  • Frozen turkeys (must be dropped off to Newark or Milford warehouses)

To arrange logistics (barrel delivery or food drive pick up) for your Thanksgiving For All food drive, please fill out the form below. Please Note: We do not deliver barrels or pick up donations on Saturdays or Sundays, unless the food drive is part of a larger event that has already received prior FBD approval. In an effort to save money on transportation costs, the Food Bank asks that donations of fewer than 20 bags/boxes be dropped off at our facilities or statewide drop-off locations:

Food Bank of Delaware – Newark
14 Garfield Way
Newark, DE  19713

Hours: M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Food Bank of Delaware – Milford
1040 Mattlind Way
Milford, DE 19963

Hours: M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please submit your form at least 3 working days prior to the day you want a barrel or a food drive pick up. Once you submit your form, a confirmation screen will appear. If you do not receive this confirmation page, please email

Food Drives

Thank you for your interest in hosting a food drive! Please complete the below form.
  • Please include:
    Street Name
    State, City and Zip Code
  • If you collect more than 20 boxes or bags, we will schedule pickup of your donation. If you collect less than 20 boxes/bags we kindly ask that you drop off to a drop-off location to help reduce our transportation costs.
  • Please include:
    Street Name
    State, City and Zip Code