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Food Donation


Please help us fill our food pantry. Donations are distributed to our patient and patient families in our ICU Department and by our Social Work staff. Below are guidelines and a list of food items that we can use to fill our food pantry.

Food Guidelines

  • Snack size items only.
  • All items must be individually wrapped and include an expiration date
  • Items should be in the original packaging, please do not separate items.
  • We are unable to accept canned good items that require a can opener and or a stove to prepare.

Shopping List

  • Peanut butter and crackers
  • Cheese and crackers
  • Tea
  • Hot chocolate
  • Bottled water/Flavored bottled water
  • Juice boxes
  • Crackers (saltines, club crackers, graham crackers, goldfish)
  • Granola bars
  • Canned fruit (pears, peaches, pineapple, applesauce)
  • Muffins
  • Nuts (peanuts, almonds, cashews, etc)
  • Pretzels
  • Pudding cups or Jello cups (regular or sugar free)
  • Small bags of chips
  • Instant oatmeal packets
  • Soups that can be heated in its container
  • Cereal (single serving)
  • Teddy Grahams
  • Vanilla Wafers
  • Baked chips

To donate items or for more information please contact:

To Deliver Items to the Dallas Campus:

To schedule a delivery to the Dallas campus, please email volunteer_services@childrens.com and include your contact information, the campus you wish to donate to—Dallas or Plano, the item you are donating, date and time you would like to deliver your donation. The best times to deliver are Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM. If you need to schedule a time outside of these hours, please let us know. Prior to delivering items, please complete a donation form.

To Deliver Items to the Plano Campus:

Items may be delivered to the Plano Campus, Main Concierge Desk 8AM to 8PM Sunday-Saturday. Please complete a Donation Form to be delivered along with your donation, noting hours spent in making handmade items.