Events,  News

LHiNC Food & Toy Drive – Dec 20

December 20, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
St. Thomas the Apostle Church parking lot,
2914 W. 44th Street


Our city is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity and need.  LHiNC invites you to join us for a food and toy drive on December 20th. Please drop off donations of food and hygiene items (see list below) at the St. Thomas Apostle Church parking lot from 12:00 – 4:00 pm.

LHiNC will also be collecting toys. NEW, UNWRAPPED toys are needed for ages 0-15 years old.

Volunteers will be following CDC guidelines, wearing masks and exercising social distance. Collected donations will be delivered to Waite House in South Minneapolis. Please send any questions to

Below is a list of items that are needed:

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