Shopping Ideas for
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School’s “Tutu’s Pantry” Food Bank


  • Canned Meats: chicken, tuna
  • Hearty canned soups & stews, chili
  • Soup mixes
  • Canned vegetables-tomato, spaghetti
  • Canned beans: kidney, pinto, green, yellow, and black beans
  • Canned fruits or fruit cups
  • Peanut butter
  • Pasta: Macaroni and Cheese, Ramen
  • Rice
  • Pancake and Baking mixes
  • Oatmeal, Cheerios
  • Granola and Energy Bars
  • Dried fruits (raisins, dried cranberries, apricots, and apples)