Once again, we're looking at empty shelves in our Middletown food pantry, and it's a reminder that our neighbors are really struggling with food insecurity.
For those who can't put food on the table, this service is a lifeline — one they can't afford to go without.
With their needs in mind, we're asking for your help.
What items are most helpful to families?
Tuna and assorted canned meats
Canned soups and beans
Boxed meals (mac and cheese, tuna helper, beef helper etc...)
Pasta and sauces
Frozen meats (beef, fish, chicken, pork)
Frozen or canned fruits and vegetables
Toothpaste and toothbrushes
Soap, shampoo, and conditioner
Donating any non-perishable food item is helpful and makes a difference. Please use this list as a guide, but don't let it stop you from donating what you have on hand, even if it's not listed.
Where can I drop off donated items?
You can drop off your donated items at the address below, Monday to Friday between 9 AM and 3 PM. 811 N. Broad St. Ste. 219 Middletown, DE 19709 If you have any questions about dropping off food or making a donation, please call our Middletown office at 302.378.7217.
There's one more thing you can do
Alongside your generous donations of non-perishable food items, there's one more thing you can do — lend us your voice!
By spreading the word online and off, you help us reach people who may not know there's such a significant need in the M.O.T. community.
Please, bring what you can and tell whoever you can. Together, let's make sure our neighbors have enough to eat!