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Linden Hills Holiday Food & Toy Drive

December 4, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
St. Thomas the Apostle parking lot (2914 W. 44th Street)

LHiNC is partnering with St. Thomas the Apostle and Waite House for a Holiday Food and Toy Drive on Saturday, December 4. Collected donations will be delivered to and distributed by Waite House in South Minneapolis.

How can you help?

  • Please bring donations of: food, hygiene items (see list below), and NEW, UNWRAPPED toys for ages 0-15 years old.
  • Volunteer to help us collect donations. Sign up online for a two-hour shift to help us collect donations.

Thank you in advance for donating food, toys and/or your time! Please send any questions to

Needed Food & Hygiene Items

Food Items:

  • Olive oil and vegetable oil
  • Flour, sugar – 4# bags or smaller
  • Meat soups
  • Chili with meat
  • Canned chicken, tuna or salmon
  • Canned fruit, in light syrup or own juice
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Assorted canned vegetables
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Coffee in small bags
  • Whole grain cereals
  • Old fashioned oats, instant oatmeal packets
  • Jelly and jam
  • Peanut butter
  • 100% fruit juice


  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Bar soap
  • Shampoo, conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Razors and shaving cream
  • Feminine products
  • Toilet paper, facial tissues
  • Dish soap – small bottles
  • Laundry soap