Host a Food Drive

  1. Pick a date or a range of time with your school, house of worship, community, club or employer/employees.

  2. Contact the food to RCS Food Bank at 727-443-4031 ext. 502 to schedule a pick-up date. RCS Food Bank can also supply you with a collection barrel if needed. For mid-size to larger organizations, RCS staff can and will come to you and speak to motivate staff to donate.

  3. Download a Food Drive Flyer

  4. Let people know!

  5. Collect non-perishable food.

  6. Know that you are making a difference in your community and setting a wonderful example for others.

Food drives are great community service projects!


RCS Food Bank Wish List

  • Canned Soup
  • Canned Fruit – non-syrup
  • Canned Meats – tuna, chicken, chili, stews, low-sodium hearty soups
  • Canned Vegetables – beans, greens, tomatoes, low sodium
  • Beans, Canned or dried
  • Cereal – low sugar, high fiber


FAQs about Hosting a Food Drive

Who do I call to coordinate starting a food drive?

Call Donna at (727) 443-4031 x500.

Does RCS provide signage or sign up materials?

Download a Food Drive Flyer

How do I get bins if they need them?

We deliver the bins at your convenience. Just call.

Who do I call to coordinate a pick up?

Call Donna to schedule the pick up. Please call ahead – we need a few days notice to fit the pick up in our driver’s schedule.