Learn how you can help support The ARK's food pantry.

Give to those in need, help support The ARK.

All food donations must have at least six months before expiration and certified kosher with one of these symbols.

Food Pantry Shopping List 

  • Honey
  • Goya Vegetarian Canned Beans
  • Heinz/Bush’s Vegetarian Baked Beans
  • General Mills and Kellogg’s cereals
  • Hunts or Barilla Tomato Sauce (meat-free)
  • Flavored and Unflavored Oatmeal
  • Canola Oil, Vegetable Oil and Olive Oil
  • Manischewitz Canned Soup
  • Green Giant Canned Peas, Canned Corn or Canned Green Beans
  • Applesauce
  • Dole/Del Monte Canned Peaches, Canned Pineapple or Canned Pears
  • Canned Tuna
  • Canned or Jarred Gefilte Fish
  • Jif, Skippy/Peter Pan Peanut Butter
  • Smuckers Jam
  • Pasta
  • Crackers
  • Quinoa
  • Couscous
  • White Rice
  • Unprocessed Brown Rice
  • Bath Tissue
  • Facial Tissue
  • Paper Towels
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Bar Soap
  • Antiperspirant
  • Toothbrushes and Full-Sized Toothpaste
  • Full-Sized Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Baby Wipes
  • Children’s Diapers
  • Adult Pull Up Disposable Underwear
  • Adult Incontinence Pads
  • Feminine Products

Donations may be dropped off at our West Rogers Park location at 6450 N. California Ave. on weekdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm. 

Donations to our Northbrook locations may be arranged by calling 773-973-1000.