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Every Donation Makes a Difference!

S.A.F.E. relies on financial donations from businesses, churches, and individuals, as well as donations of non-perishable and perishable food items from businesses, churches, schools, and individuals in order to serve the families that walk through our doors each week.

We gladly accept many types of donations from physical items to monetary donations. See the information below on all types of donations we receive. 

Items We Always Need:

Small food non-perishable donations can be dropped off at SAFE in the drop box outside the front door.


For larger donations and perishable items, please call us, or contact Executive Director, Tiffanie Jackson at or Racheal Garcia at

Non-Perishable Items

  • Peanut Butter & Jelly

  • Cereal

  • Pasta & Pasta Sauce

  • Canned Meats

  • Canned Fruits

  • Canned Vegetables

  • Crackers, Snack Foods

  • Mac and Cheese

  • Hamburger Helper

  • Muffin Mixes

Perishable Items

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables

  • Meat (ground beef, chicken, hot dogs, etc.)

  • Eggs

  • Milk

  • Frozen pizzas and entrees

SAFE also gladly accepts...

Non-Food Stamp Items

  • Laundry detergent, dish soap, cleaning supplies

  • Soap, shampoo, lotion

  • Paper towels

  • Kleenex & Toilet Paper

  • Pet food – dog and cat food

Click the icon to download the printable PDF copy of the Donations List

Click the icon to download the printable Microsoft Word copy of the Donations List

A Good Rule of Thumb:

Donate foods you would love to receive!

SAFE also gladly accepts financial donations. Our monetary donations help to make up the difference between the items donated and the items needed for a successful pantry day. To make a financial donation online, click here or click the Donate button at the top of the page. To send a check, our mailing address is: PO Box 286, Saxapahaw, NC 27340.

If you or your company would like to be part of our Sustainer program, to help us keep things running smoothly, click here to learn more


Questions about monetary donations? Contact our Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper, Laurie Newlin at

Other creative ways to donate:

Do you own a farm, or garden and have extra produce? We would love to take that off your hands! Contact us at to set it up!


If you have a group/church/organization that would like to organize a large donation, you are welcome to set that up for any of the listed items above, or monetary donations, and contact us at to let us know when and what you will be donating!


SAFE does not share or sell any information with any other institutions. Furthermore, SAFE has taken the necessary precautions to secure all information transferred on-line.

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