Each year, St. Vincent de Paul provides food, coats, personal care items and other services to more than 120,000 individuals in need and we couldn’t do it without the generous donations of individuals like you. By hosting a drive at your business, school, or event, you can help families right here in Cincinnati by providing life’s most basic needs. Each and every drive counts!

Below are suggested items to collect for food and personal care item drives.

Most-Needed Food Pantry Items:

  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned Protein (such as tuna or chicken)
  • Cereal
  • “Meals-in-a-Can,” such as Ravioli, Beef Stew, etc.
  • Canned Fruit
  • Tomato products

Most-Needed Personal Care Items:

  • Bar soap
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Razors
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Tooth brushes/paste
  • Deodorant
  • Diapers

    For more information, contact Drives Coordinator, Casey Smith, at Csmith@SVDPcincinnati.org