FOCUS Food Pantry Needs

  • The FOCUS Food Pantry can take donations Tuesday between 9:30 am and 11 am, before we are open on Wednesday (2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month) or the 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 8:30 am to 11 am
  •  You may also schedule to bring them on a date we are serving Sunday Supper from 3:15 pm to 6:00 pm
  • You may also send a check to be used for the food pantry.  Please mail to:

             9701 Twincrest Dr.; St. Louis, MO 63126 (make payable to: Focus Gateway City)

  • Please email our food pantry coordinator, Mandy Kornuta at or call the FOCUS office at (314) 776-4205 to answer questions, or schedule another date to drop off donations


                                                                   WHAT WE ALWAYS NEED:


Canned meats: Spam, chili without beans, beef stew, salmon, sardines, clams.

Canned vegetables: black beans, white beans, lima beans, spinach, beets, asparagus, potatoes, yams, fruit, apple-sauce.

Other food items: peanut butter, jelly, Ramen noodles, spaghetti noodles, spaghetti sauce, juice, vegetable oil, crackers, prepared dry cereal, high-temp milk.

                                                                     WE DO NOT NEED:

                                                              Canned corn or green beans


                                                                      Hygiene Needs:

Men’s Razors                                            Body Wash                                 Shampoo

Deodorant                                                Toothbrushes                            Band-Aids

Soap (not small bars from hotels)        Toothpaste                                 Feminine products


                                                                     Clothing items

Men’s Underwear: shorts (boxers are more popular) and under-shirts (S, M, L)

Men’s T-shirts: All sizes

Men’s jeans: All sizes