Make Food for Our Clients
You can do with family or friends from your own location anytime. Sign Up for the drop-off day. Frozen breakfast tacos, frozen casseroles or wrapped sandwiches for our fridge. (To work in our facility use our volunteer page.)
For safety, we need name and email address on all food donations please! We provide receipts by email.
Two Drop-off Options:
University AreaSYMin Drop-in CenterLoading zone parkingM-F 12:30-3:30512 553 3796
Northwest AustinCovenant Presbyterian Church office building entryway3003 Northland Drive (office hours, closed Fri afternoon, open Sun morning)512 554 5231
Perishable food at this location must be placed in our fridge in "Eaton Hall." Ask at reception for access.
Do you know we take these?
For our meal prep we seem to always need these:
Pasta (any type) in large bulk packages
#10 cans of beans, green beans, corn
Canned protein (tuna, chicken, chili, beans, meaty soup)
Cold breakfast cereal (bags or boxes)
Shelf-stable milks (cow or vegan)
We'll take just about anything unopened from your pantry!
Leftovers carefully cared for from meetings, events, catering, and parties
Whole cooked beef roasts, pork roasts, turkey or chicken.
BBQ or fried chicken
We can take most unopened items from your fridge, properly cared for.
Note: We are an active food recovery organization for 10 years. We receive fresh baked bread, fruits, and vegetables from Keep Austin Fed, Save the Food, Whole Foods and Wheatsville Co-op!
Concentrated frozen Juices
Meats, raw or pre-cooked, all sizes
Raw frozen venison, beef, or turkey to make jerky in our dehydrator
We can take most items from your freezer, properly cared for.
Disposable paper plates and 8 to 12 oz. cups.
Metal forks and spoons
Cleaning supplies you tried but didn't love (even opened is fine)
Foil, bags, wraps, parchment. We do a lot of cooking!
For clients moving into housing:
Pots and pans
Working toaster ovens
Small working microwaves
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