Donation Channels for Asylum-Seeking Families in Sanford
(For Donations of SHELF STABLE, NON-PERISHABLE Food that is NOT EXPIRED or to provide Monetary Support to Food Banks)
Sanford Food Pantry
1204 Main Street
Open for in Person Drop Offs Monday 10am – Noon. Available any time for contactless drop off via their orange drop box in front of their facility. DO NOT put perishable or out of date food items in the drop box.
York County Shelter Food Pantry
147 Shaker Hill Road
Scott - 324-1137
Open Tuesdays and Fridays, Noon to 3pm. Please call to arrange drop off outside of that period.
Sanford Salvation Army
871 Main Street
SPECIFIC REQUESTS: Paper Plates, Plastic Utensils, Toothpaste. Monetary Donations to Support their work in Sanford can be made via this link
St. Therese Food Closet
66 North Ave
Barbara - 603-970-0306
SPECIFIC REQUESTS: Cereal (low sugar such as Cheerios and Raisin Bran), peanut butter, baked beans. Leave it on the porch a bin will be placed outside for this purpose.
Nasson Community Center
457 Main St
Jen - 324-5657
Nasson is providing a kitchen for folks to cook family meals. They have setup an online fundraiser to support their efforts, which you can contribute to via this link.
Financial contributions will support the purchasing of needed items, such as culturally appropriate cookware and food ingredients. You may also drop off these SPECIFIC REQUESTS at the GYM: Insta pots and Crockpots.
Household Items, Clothing & Personal Care ItemsCorner Cupboard
Sanford UU Church
5 Lebanon Street (Rte. 202 & 109)
Sanford, ME 04073
Donations of personal care products such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, dishwashing soap, and baby needs (diapers, wipes) can be made to the Corner Cupboard. Please contact them to arrange donations.
Beloved Children of Maine
1861 Main Street
Marie – 207-651-3537
Please contact Marie about specific clothing needs, sizes, etc. and to arrange drop off. To best respond to people’s needs please DO NOT drop off donations without connecting with her first!
332 Forest Ave
SPECIFIC DONATIONS can be ordered online via this link
St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish
66 North Avenue
Collecting feminine hygiene products
Information is subject to change. Please reach out to the above organizations directly to see how you can best support their efforts in Sanford now and in the future.