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Food Pickup

Items Needed

Donated items can be dropped off any day between 8:30am-3:00pm! We are here until 4pm on weekdays.

9 Orth Avenue
Dayton, OH 45406


  • Pasta noodles – elbow, penne, shells and Pasta Sauce
  • Rice – white or brown
  • Peanut butter and jelly – plastic containers
  • White Sugar
  • Cream Soups for cooking – cream of chicken, potato, mushroom
  • Corn Meal or Corn bread mixes
  • Salad Dressing – ranch, French, italian – large sizes
  • Mayonnaise and Relish

For the Kitchen

  • Pan Spray – like Pam
  • Spices for cooking
  • Creamed soups
  • Ranch dressing mix
  • Butter
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour Cream

Children’s Items

  • Baby wipes
  • Baby diapers, sizes 3 to 6
  • Pull Ups for toddlers/preschoolers
  • Baby and toddler friendly foods
  • Stuffed animals and hot wheels cars
  • Coloring books and crayons
  • Healthy portable snacks, such as goldfish or raisins

Hygiene Items

  • Soap or shower gels
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste and brushes
  • Fingernail clippers
  • Shampoo/body lotion
  • Razors and shaving cream
  • Combs and brushes

Miscellaneous/Critical Items

  • Shoe laces
  • Individual rolls of toilet paper
  • Small packs of tissues
  • Heavy socks/boot socks
  • Hand warmers/toe warmers
  • Mens belts

Perishable Food Items

If you are interested in donating food items that are frozen or need refrigeration, please call us at 937-239-8859 for specific guidelines on what we can accept. While we certainly appreciate donations, we have to ensure food safety for our guests.

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About House of Bread

At the House of Bread, we believe that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Everyone deserves to have a meal in a place where they feel welcome and appreciated. No one is ever turned away from the House of Bread, and everyone is treated as a special guest.

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