LOA’s Emergency Food Pantry provides an emergency bag of food filled with shelf-stable meal equivalents for our clients who have an urgent need. 

Donate to the Food Pantry

Since many of our seniors live alone, we especially need individual single serving size food items.

  • Ensure/Boost strawberry or chocolate
  • Crackers
  • Canned meats
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly (no glass, please)
  • Oatmeal packs
  • Cereal (single serving bowls)
  • Nutrition/breakfast bars
  • Individual packs of peanut butter crackers
  • Macaroni & cheese cups
  • Mashed potatoes cups

Please check expiration dates before donating items. Items can be dropped off Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at LOA’s main office: 4932 Frontage Road NW, Roanoke, VA 24019. Please call when you arrive, and we’ll be happy to help you unload your donations: (540) 345-0451 Thank you!

Ongoing Food Pantry Needs

  • Soup
  • Canned Meats (such as Tuna, Chicken, Vienna Sausages)
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Fruit
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Oatmeal/Cream of Wheat

Personal Care Items

At times, our clients are in need of personal care items. We would welcome your donations; see list below (regular-sized items, please).

  • baby powder 
  • bar soap 
  • body wash 
  • body cleansing wipes 
  • deodorant 
  • disposable razors 
  • flushable/disposable wipes 
  • hand sanitizer 
  • incontinence products (pull-up style; sizes small, medium, large)
  • lip balm 
  • lotion 
  • shampoo and conditioner 
  • toothbrushes 
  • toothpaste