Donate Food and Other Items


Below is our wish list of items we can use to better serve our clients.

  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit / tomatoes
  • Canned beans
  • Boxed cereal / oatmeal (low sugar)
  • Bottled Water
  • Brown or white rice (1-2 lb. packages)
  • Dry beans (1-2 lb. packages)
  • Baby diapers, unopened boxes (Sizes most needed: 6, 7, 3T & 4T training pants)
  • Baby wipes
  •  Pop-top soup
  • Pop-top Vienna sausages or Spam
  • Pop-top canned tuna/chicken
  • Protein drinks (such as Boost, Ensure, Muscle Milk)
  • Travel size / hotel toiletries (soap / body wash, shampoo, conditioner, and toothpaste)
  • Toothbrushes (unopened packages)
  • Toliet Paper
  • Reusable canvas shopping bags
  • Gift cards to local grocery stores

Donations of homegrown fruit and vegetables have been suspended indefinitely, effective 9/8/23

While you may wish to donate items outside of our wish list, we cannot accommodate the following at this time: opened or expired food; prepared food; furniture, clothes - new or used, bedding, medical or mobility equipment.

When and where do I drop off donations?


1160 Kern Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between 9 AM – 12 PM and 12:30 – 4 PM. Please come to the Donations door at the back of the building (small door at far left).

Note: We are unable to accept donations on Wednesdays.

Donations must be received in person by SCS staff/volunteers

All items dropped off after hours will be discarded.

Additional questions?

You are welcome to contact us for further information about potential donations.
Call (408) 470-3027 or email us at: Please mention "donations" if you leave a voicemail message!

Donate / Wishlist


1160 Kern Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Main: 408.738.4321


Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  |  12:30 - 4:00 PM


Every 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Wednesday of the month
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

TAX ID 94-1713897

Donor Privacy Policy

Sunnyvale Community Services will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. In our twice-annual newsletter, we list names only of donors giving $1,000 or more annually, and we honor all donor requests for donations to be anonymous.