Host A Food Drive

The Hands of Hope Community Food Pantry provides food to low income Nevadans in a grocery store setting. Each household who visits the Food Pantry leaves with approximately 50 lbs. of supplemental food items including: fresh produce, boxed, canned and frozen food items when available. The Food Pantry is the busiest food pantry in Southern Nevada. 5,000 men, women, and children benefit from the Food Pantry every month, including 1,000 seniors. You can help fight hunger in Southern Nevada by hosting a food drive. Whether you want to hold a drive in your neighborhood, church, business, office, or school, we’ll help you with the right materials.

Top 5 Items Needed:

  1. Canned Protein (including canned Spam, Chicken, Tuna and Salmon)
  2. Canned Vegetables
  3. Peanut Butter
  4. Pasta
  5. Water

Where to Donate

1501 Las Vegas Blvd North, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Donations can be made 7 days a week from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

How to Host a Food Drive

  1. Contact the Volunteer and Outreach Manager at 702.405.0597 or email the Volunteer and Outreach Manager and we can provide you with a customized flyer listing our most urgent agency needs.
  2. Set a specific start and finish date for the drive. We recommend setting aside between 1 and 2 weeks for your collection.
  3. Have a central drop-off location for collections to make it easier for you to keep track of your food drive.
  4. For large drives, Catholic Charities can provide barrels to collect the food as well as pick up the donation upon the completion of the drive.

Food Drive Promotion

The Volunteer and Outreach Manager will provide a customized food drive flyer for you to distribute. Please provide the following information to

Email the Volunteer and Outreach Manager to receive a flyer or fill out the form below:

  • Name of organization
  • Address
  • The location where the food will be collected
  • Started and end date of the drive

Feel free to share your food drive with Catholic Charities and we would be happy to share information about your drive on our social media platforms and website.

Have a Virtual Food Drive

  • A monetary donation made to Catholic Charities. With Catholic Charities’ buying power, a donation of just $25 would cover the cost of 50 lbs. of food for a family in need. Make your donation here!
  • Through Catholic Charities’ AmazonSmile account, you can view all our current agency needs in “Charity Lists” and ship items directly to us.
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At Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, our community forms the backbone of our organization. with the help of the food and hospitality industries, businesses, worship centers and individuals like you, we are making a difference in the lives of the vulnerable people of our community.