Franciscan Center item & food drives

If you, your organization, school or faith community would like to have a Food Drive and need help transporting it to the Center, please call our office at (260) 744-3977 and we can make arrangements for a pickup. Be sure to check out our "Wish List" below.

wish list

Food Pantry Items:

  • Can Soups/Fruits/Vegetables 

  • Canned Tuna/Chicken 

  • Mashed Potatoes/Stuffing 

  • Salad Dressing / Cooking Oil 

  • Rice / Noodles / Pasta 

  • Hamburger / Tuna Helper 

  • Cereal / Oatmeal 

  • Cake Mixes / Frosting 

  • Mac & Cheese 

  • Peanut Butter / Jelly 

  • Pancake / Muffin Mix / Coffee 

  • Really, anything that is edible! 

Sack Lunch Items:

  • Small Brown Lunch Bags 

  • Ziploc Sandwich Bags 

  • Plastic Grocery Bags 

  • Food Handler Gloves 

  • Snack size Chips 

  • Styrofoam Cups 

  • Coffee 

  • Cream and Sugar 

  • Fruit Roll Ups 

  • Granola Bars 

  • Juice Boxes 

  • 13-55 Gallon Trash Bags 

  • Napkins 

Medicine Cabinet:

  • Child / Adult Meds (over-the-counter) 

  • Razors / Shaving Cream 

  • Body Wash / Bar Soap 

  • Shampoo / Conditioner 

  • Deodorant 

  • Hand / Dish / Laundry Soap 

  • Household Cleaners 

  • Toilet Paper / Paper Towels 

  • Diapers / Baby Wipes 

  • Tooth Paste / Toothbrushes 

  • First Aid Items 

Drop-off Sites


Donations of any type may be dropped off at The Franciscan Center, 1015 E. Maple Grove Ave, Ft. Wayne, IN 46806. Please call first (260) 744-3977.