Foods we need currently: 

(Besides money, which is always needed to keep things running) . . .
When donating, consider 12+ of any one item rather than an assortment. This allows us to include it on our "shopping list." (Most grocery stores have "lost leader" sales at low prices, with a quantity limit. It's a great way to find items to donate!)

  • Coffee: - any type: (Imagine going without whether you have a job or are looking for one)

  • Baking supplies: except flour

  • Condiments:

    • BBQ sauce, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, etc. 

  • Cereal: Kid's favorites and whole grain adult favorites

  • Snack items for kids​: (We serve 85 kids a week [our client's kids] plus other kids programs, such as Soccer for Success.)

    • 100% Juice in individual sizes

    • Fruit cups & Applesauce cups,

    • Pudding cups

    • Pretty much any healthy snacks

  • Shelf-stable milk 2%+ in quart and indiv sizes

  • Non-dairy milks (almond, cashew, soy, etc.)

  • Evaporated milk

  • Soups: 

    • Broths: bee​f, bone (much healthier version of chicken for same price!) vegetable (can't keep any of these in stock)

    • Cream of: broccoli, chicken, celery, and cheddar cheese sauce

    • Chowders: (manhattan & N.E. clam, corn)

    • Anything Progresso or Campbell's chunky

  • Crackers: in any size and any type (can't keep in stock except saltines) Grahams, Oyster, Ritz, Triscuits are favorites. Nut Thins for those with wheat allergies

  • Gravy mix or jar (we're out completely)

  • Canned fruits & vegetables:

    • Baked beans​
    • Black eyes peas
    • Cannellini beans

    • Cream-style corn

    • French style green beans

    • Greens: collard, mixed, mustard, turnip

    • Kidney beans

    • Peas and Carrots 

    • Pumpkin (have almost none!)

    • Sauerkraut

    • Succotash

    • Yams (have none)

    • Tomatoes in any form (have no crushed or paste)

    • Mushrooms

    • Water chestnuts

    • Anything else not listed above other than the most basic - which we get from the government (corn, cut green beans, pinto beans, mixed veggies)

  • Corn chips and taco shells, tortillas

  • Pasta/shapes: bow-tie, shell, lasagne, linquine/fettuccini

  • Oils: healthiest are avocado, canola, grapeseed, olive, peanut, sesame

  • Salad dressings: blue cheese, caesar, french, ranch, italian, thousand island


You can make a difference!

Whether financial donations that help us with: 

  • day-to-day operations

  • storage or transportation of food

  • building or transportation needs

Or in-kind donations of physical items or professional expertise . . .


~ it all makes a huge difference in how much we can enable our volunteers to do good! 


Donate through our PayPal Giving Fund page: 

(No fees for you, and you don't need a PayPal account.)

PayPal Giving Fund

NOTICE: The link to the PayPal Giving Fund is not connected at the moment because for some reason we have not been getting all the funds they report deposited into our account.  For the time being, please send your donation by check.


Mail Checks to:


Lifewerks, Inc.

7 Cedar Road

Wallingford, PA 19086


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 Non-food current needs : 

Ongoing Supplies:

  • Health and Beauty Products: Over-the-counter medications and health-care products, shampoo, soaps, toothpaste, toothbrushes, non-alcohol mouth wash, lotion, and any kind of bathroom staples that we all tend to go without when food is a priority. Must be unopened Sample sizes okay as well as normal sizes.

  • Grocery bags - the paper kind, not plastic

  • All paper goods. Paper towels, napkins, printer paper for those working and doing school at home. 

  • Can openers - manual preferred - some clients may have none, or no electricity. 

  • Gas Cards - for pantry use to pick up food donations

  • Zip-Lock bags (with slider openings for speed) in all sizes

  • Trash bags, scented and unscented

  • Shopping bags (the kind you buy in a grocery store & cooler-type) 

Large Needs: 

  • Cargo or Van (Our personal 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan needs over $2,000 worth of work.) 

  • A Building to house our food pantry with a handicap accessible entry, preferably ground floor level. Classroom space would be an added plus, allowing us to expand our mentoring capabilites. Please contact us if you have a building that would fit our needs. You need the tax break and we need the building. 

Our Commitment to Our Donors: 


We will not sell, share or trade our donors' names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by Lifewerks, Inc., both online and offline, on any Platform ("Platform", includes the Lifewerks website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.