Block by Block Challenge
Personal Care Challenge

The Narberth Community Food Bank is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered with the Pennsylvania Board of Charitable Organizations. The food bank was formed to provide food to people in our community who need assistance. We are an equal opportunity provider.

We graciously accept financial donations to support the food bank. You can make a financial donation to the Food Bank through PayPal by clicking the “Donate” button below. A PayPal account is not required.

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Food and Personal Care Donations

Food and personal care donations (shampoo, soap, toothpaste) are accepted on Tuesdays from 9 AM to 1 PM at 201 Sabine Avenue in Narberth (2nd floor). Although we would love to thank you in person at delivery, there is a donation box on the 2nd floor should that time be inconvenient (Monday to Friday access to the building only).

If you are a school, club or other organization and would like to conduct a food and/or personal care drive, please email us at  to schedule dates and drop-off times.

Most Needed Items

  • Boxed Milk (Parmalat, almond, rice, soy)
  • Canned Tuna, Chicken, Turkey, Salmon
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Mayonnaise
  • Canned Fruit
  • Rice
  • Peanut Butter & Almond Butter
  • Jelly
  • Jarred Pasta Sauce
  • Unsweetened Cereal
  • Crackers & Granola Bars
  • Toothpaste
  • Bar soap
  • Toilet Tissue
  • Facial Tissue
  • Mouthwash
  • Cat & Dog Food

What We Cannot Accept

  • Ramen noodles or instant soup packs
  • Matzoh
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Products which have been opened
  • Items with expired dates

Two Challenges: You can choose to do a food donation challenge, a personal care challenge, or a combination of each. We are grateful for it all.


Take the Block by Block Donation Challenge!

Here’s how it works: Contact everyone on your street and ask them to collect the non-perishable items below and put them on their porch (give them a couple of days to purchase them).

Collect the boxes/bags and deliver to the Narberth Community Food Bank on Monday evenings from 7 to 8 PM or on Tuesdays from 10 AM to 1 PM at 201 Sabine Ave in Narberth (2nd floor). Although we would love to thank you in person at delivery, there is a donation box on the 2nd floor should the above times be inconvenient (access to the building is only Monday through Friday).

Items for collection:

  • Coffee, Tea
  • Soups, Stews, Crackers
  • Canned Tuna, Chicken, Turkey, Salmon
  • Peanut Butter, Almond Butter, Jelly
  • Boxed Milk (Parmalat, almond, rice, soy)
  • Unsweetened Cereal, Oatmeal, Granola bars
  • Canned Fruit, Raisins
  • Juice (apple, cranberry, grape)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Beans
  • Jarred Pasta Sauce
  • Rice
  • Dish soap
  • Scrub sponges
  • Scouring pads

Personal Care Challenge:

Oftentimes the Food Bank receives more food donations than personal care items. If your organization or your block would rather collect personal care items, you can follow the suggestions for organizing the Block by Block challenge above, but substitute collecting the personal care items listed below.

  • Shampoo
  • Hair conditioner
  • Dental floss
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toilet tissue
  • Facial tissue
  • Bar soap
  • Deodorant