Pantry Needs List

HopeWorks’ Emergency Pantry accepts in-kind donations to help our clients meet their needs!

Currently Needed Items:

  • Can Openers – high need item
  • Boxed Cereal
  • Milk – all types (soy, boxed, etc.)
  • Baby Food (jars or pouches)
  • Canned Fruit
  • Spaghetti, noodles
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Ramen, Instant Noodles
  • Canned Meats
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Soups
  • Pancake Mix
  • Snacks for Lunch Boxes (fruit snacks, crackers, etc.)
  • Bar Soap
  • Body Wash
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Black Hair Care Products (Carol’s Daughter, Shea Moisture, etc.)
  • Shaving Products (razors and shaving cream)
  • Face Wash
  • Face Moisturizer
  • Body Lotion
  • Menstrual Products (pads and tampons)
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Floss
  • Diapers – size 5
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Large Grocery Bags with Handles
  • Visa Gift Cards
  • Gas Gift Cards
  • Grocery Gift Cards
  • Uber/Lyft Gift Cards

    Donated items can be dropped off at our Main Office Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

    HopeWorks of Howard County
    9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 300
    Columbia, MD 21046

    Due to COVID-19 we are using a contactless drop-off procedure. Please call the office before you arrive to schedule your donation drop-off.

    We will gladly accept donations, but there are restrictions around what we can accept!

    All items must be:

    • New, unopened
    • Not expired or used
    • Personal care items must be full size, not travel size

    Please note that we have limited storage space. To help ensure that we are able to accept your donation, we ask that you only donate items listed on this page or contact us directly to find out what our current needs are.

    Questions? Contact our Main Office at
    (410) 997-0304.

    24-Hour Sexual, Dating and Domestic Violence Helpline: (410) 997-2272



    9770 Patuxent Woods Dr., Suite 300

    Columbia, MD, 21046

    (410) 997-0304