Donating safe and nutritious food to food pantries and soup kitchens fact sheet

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CoverLonda Nwadike,
Kansas State University/University of Missouri Extension
Food Safety Specialist

Find answers in this fact sheet to common questions about donating to food pantries and soup kitchens. Using a Q-and-A format, this publication reviews food donation best practices and offers tips for making food donations that will provide recipients with safe and healthy foods. References and sources for additional information are included.  


  • Food pantries
  • Donate
  • Food safety
  • Soup kitchens
  • Hunger
  • Food insecurity
  • Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act


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