Current Pantry Needs

Our Pantry always needs non-perishable food and sundries, and we are very grateful to receive your donations.

Consider Healthy Food Options when making a donation

Food Safety Guidelines when donating food items

Below is a list of most-needed items at this time for each of our two food programs: Pantry and Snack Pack.

You may drop donations off at Tri-Lakes Cares at 235 North Jefferson Street

Donation drop-off hours
Monday & Thursday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Fridays, 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon

Please call 719-481-4864, x 111 to arrange for donation drop-offs outside of these hours.

Donations can be designated for any of the programs. If not designated, donations will go into the Pantry, from Snack Pack will be pulled.

 Current Needs

Pantry Snack Pack (all single serve items)
Tomato Sauce & Paste Applesauce Cups / Fruit Cups
Oatmeal Juice Boxes
Pancake Syrup Granola bars
Canned fruit Cheese / Peanut Butter Crackers
Rice Pretzels
Canned Chicken Pudding cups
Chili Single serving cereal boxes
Jelly/Jam Nuts
*Non-Food Items Fruit Snacks
Deodorant Sun Chips
Shampoo & conditioner Trail Mix Packs
Razors Goldfish
Veggie Straws
Egg Cartons (clean, reuseable)  
Aluminum Foil
Plastic Wrap
Multi-purpose Spray Cleaner
  • Why non-food items? Because, these are things that cannot be purchased with food stamps and in order to stay healthy, individuals and families need these items too.