Food Drive

Mercer Street Friends Food Bank has been at the forefront of the fight to end hunger in the greater Mercer County area, supplying food to over 50 pantries, shelters, and soup kitchens for nearly two decades.

Collection Dates: November 29-December 15, 2021

Collection boxes will be available on campus and off campus in the town of Princeton.

Campus Collection Boxes
22 Chambers Street; 100 Overlook, Fourth Floor; 171 Broadmead; 185 Nassau Street; 200 Elm Lobby; 701 Carnegie Center; Andlinger Center, Room 113; Digital Print Center, 201 Nassau Street; Dillon Gym, lobby; Frist Campus Center, 100 level; Green Hall, First Floor; Guyot Hall, atrium and Room 112; Helm Building, 330 Alexander Street; Jadwin Hall, Second Floor; Julius Romo Rabinowitz/Louis A. Simpson, Wickart Atrium; Lewis Arts complex, Arts Tower N205; Lewis Thomas Laboratory; Pace Center, Frist 201; MacMillan Building; Morrison Hall; Nassau Hall, Room 9; New South, Level A; Robertson Hall, atrium; U Now Nursery School.

Off-Campus Collection Boxes
Arts Council of Princeton, Monument Hall, Princeton Family YWCA, and Witherspoon Hall (entrance and police station)

Most needed food and personal hygiene products: Oatmeal (boxes of single serve packets); Cereal (single serve bowls or boxes 9oz.); Canned tuna (water packed); Canned Chicken; Peanut Butter (18 oz.); Jelly (14 to 18 oz.); Macaroni and Cheese Dinner Boxes or Cups; Canned Soup (cans or microwaveable cups, no Ramen); Granola Bars; Pudding Cups; Fruit Cups (fruit cocktail, applesauce, peaches, pears); Dried Fruits

Please note: We cannot accept home-canned food, open packages, expired food, or glass containers of any kind. Thank you.