Food items can be left in:

  • The Green Bin at the Food Shelf door  
  • The Green Bin at the Shelburne Market
  • The Green Bin at Pierson Library
  • The Green Bin at Paragon Design on Rte 7 in Shelburne

​​​Items Currently Needed

Due to limited storage area and a clearer sense of what our shoppers need most, we are now able to let you know what we do not need or have capacity to store, as well as what we DO need!

Items the Shelburne Food Shelf Needs October 16, 2017

Currently we are low on:

  • Feminine Hygiene items
  • Oral Hygiene items (toothbrushes, paste, floss)
  • Tea bags, ground coffee (no K-Cups please!!)
  • Juice boxes (100% juice please)
  • Ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, salad dressing
  • Low sugar cereals
  • Instant oatmeal boxes
  • Chicken and beef broth/stock
  • Soups:  Cream of (chicken mushroom, celery, etc.), clam chowder, chicken-based soups except chicken noodle
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned salmon
  • Meals in Cans – Beef Stew, Hash, Spam, Ham, etc
  • Rice in 1 or 2 pound packages
  • Macaroni and cheese – boxes and individual serve cups
  • Thin spaghetti, elbow macaroni, penne and ziti
  • Pasta sauce (in jars)
  • Canned tomato products (diced, crushed, etc.)
  • Ramen
  • Canned fruit – in juice
  • Snacks – crackers, cookies, granola bars, microwave popcorn packets
  • Size 4, 5, and 6 diapers (only those sizes please)

Items we do not currently need

  • Lasagna noodles
  • Canned beans (e.g. Black, cannellini, garbanzo, baked, etc.)
  • Chicken noodle soup, vegetarian soups (lentil, lentil vegetable, vegetarian vegetable, etc.)
  • Tuna
  • Miscellaneous condiments (just ketchup, mayo, mustard and salad dressing please, as above) or baby foods
  • K-cups
  • Candy
  • Cookbooks and other books
  • Paper goods 

Please note: we offer the list immediately above because our food shelf and storage spaces are very limited, and we either have plenty of these items or they are just too difficult for us to store!   





​​Shelburne Food Shelf