Lowcountry Food Bank

Donating to the Lowcountry Food Bank-- The DO's and DON'Ts

Please Do...

  1. The Lowcountry Food Bank accepts only non-perishable food items from food drives. If you want to donate perishable items, please drop them off immediately so that we can store them safely.
  2. Please donate foods you would like to eat.
  3. We also accept cash donations. For every $1 donation, we can provide an anti-hunger agency with $20 market value of food
  4. Most needed items are:

Protein Products

  • Canned Meat
  • Beef stew, chili, soup, chicken
  • Canned Fish
  • Tuna, salmon, sardines
  • Dry Beans
  • Peanut butter

Fruits & Vegetables

  • Canned fruits
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned juices
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Jelly and jam

Bread, Flour & Cereals

  • Baking mix
  • Dry cereal
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Sugar

Dairy Products

  • Shelf stable milk
  • Evaporated milk
  • Powdered milk

Please Do Not...

  1. We cannot accept home canned or jarred products.
  2. We cannot distribute cans without labels. All donations need to be in their original packaging with labels.
  3. We cannot distribute any opened products.

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Donating to the Lowcountry Food Bank-- The DO's and DON'Ts

Please Do...

  1. The Lowcountry Food Bank accepts only non-perishable food items from food drives. If you want to donate perishable items, please drop them off immediately so that we can store them safely.
  2. Please donate foods you would like to eat.
  3. We also accept cash donations. For every $1 donation, we can provide an anti-hunger agency with $20 market value of food
  4. Most needed items are:

Protein Products

  • Canned Meat
  • Beef stew, chili, soup, chicken
  • Canned Fish
  • Tuna, salmon, sardines
  • Dry Beans
  • Peanut butter

Fruits & Vegetables

  • Canned fruits
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned juices
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Jelly and jam

Bread, Flour & Cereals

  • Baking mix
  • Dry cereal
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Sugar

Dairy Products

  • Shelf stable milk
  • Evaporated milk
  • Powdered milk

Please Do Not...

  1. We cannot accept home canned or jarred products.
  2. We cannot distribute cans without labels. All donations need to be in their original packaging with labels.
  3. We cannot distribute any opened products.

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Children at Risk of Hunger in Every County

More than 1,000 counties in our nation have more than one in four children at risk of hunger. Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap study shows that children struggle with hunger throughout our country.  See what South Carolina's face of hunger looks like by learning more!!

Take Action

Together we can end hunger! Each day the LCFB advocates on behalf of the 220,000 families, children and elderly we serve throughout our 10 county service area. We need your help!  Feeding America's Hunger Action Center is a great way to get involved and please click here for the latest local and statewide efforts.

LCFB Offers SNAP Enrollment Assistance 

The Lowcountry Food Bank is proud to be an affiliate of the Benefit Bank of South Carolina! Our on-site Benefit Bank Counselors assist families with SNAP enrollment and many other federal programs.  To make an appointment and learn more, click here.