On average, nearly 50% of students in our 16-county service area are eligible for free/reduced meals at school. During the summer months, however, children often do not have access to these programs, and food bank reserves are low.

Summer Food Drive

This May, join United Way of Greater St. Louis’ Men’s Leadership Society, First Bank and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as we stock the shelves for summer. Bring your canned and non-perishable food to any of these First Bank locations and help keep bellies full all summer long.

Some of our most needed items are:
Baby bath products Canned veggies
Baby food (plastic containers) Cold cereal
Baby formula Condiments/sauces (plastic bottles)
Bottled jelly Diapers
Boxed/bagged rice products Feminine products
Boxed/bagged pasta products Fruit snacks
Boxed/bottled juice Granola bars
Boxed complete meals Hot cereal
Boxed crackers Instant mashed potatoes
Breakfast/snack bars Peanut butter
Canned beans Powdered milk
Canned chicken Shampoo/conditioner
Canned chili Soap/lotion
Canned fruit Toilet tissue
Canned ravioli Toothbrushes
Canned soups Toothpaste
Canned tuna

Your donation of nonperishable items will feed hungry people in the greater St. Louis area. Collections will be distributed by the St. Louis Area Foodbank.

Special thanks to our sponsors:

St. Louis Post-DispatchFirst Bank