PADS Wish List

UPC PADS food list: Donate for people experiencing homelessness in Lake County

Donations:  Put suggested or comparable shelf-stable & microwavable food items into the bin marked “PADS FOOD” under the UPC Mission counter on the main floor at United Protestant Church, 54 S. Whitney St., Grayslake, IL.

NOTE: NO METAL containers can be used. Containers must be microwavable.

 Breakfast Items, such as:
  • Multigrain Cheerios, instant oatmeal, or other unsweetened cereals
  • Shelf stable milk
  • Bagels
  • Store-bought muffins, granola bars, or breakfast bars
  • Breakfast meal-replacement drinks
 Lunch Items, such as:
  • Cup of Soup
  • Instant Ramen noodles
  • Ramen cups
  • Crackers
  • Peanut Butter
  • Bags of chips
  • Fruit cup packs/Jello cups/Apple sauce
  • Protein bars
 Dinner Items, such as:
  • Easy Mac
  • Dinty Moore meals
  • Chef Boyardee
  • Tuna Packs
  • Chicken Salad Packs
  • Campbell Chunky Soup
  • Compleat Chix and Dressing
  • Compleat Turkey or Manicotti
  • Compleat Meatloaf & Gravy
 Snack & additional suggested food items:
  • Beef Jerky
  • Microwavable popcorn
  • Cracker/cheese dip or cracker/peanut butter packets
  • Drinks: Juice Packs (apple juice/fruit juice), bottled water
  • Hot Chocolate Packs

 Questions: Contact [email protected] or call 847-223-8131 ext. 17.