Food Drives

We believe, by sharing food, we share hope.

There are several ways to share food with your neighbors in need:

  • We welcome food donations at our Lewis Street Pantry.
    Individuals, groups, or organizations can drop off items at the side door between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
    Ask a volunteer at the door for assistance or if you would like a receipt.
  • Shop our local grocery stores during a food drive and purchase items.
    Volunteers will let you know what is needed when you arrive and will collect the food before you head home. See the list of upcoming food drives on this page.
  • Host a food drive to collect food at a local grocery store, business, or event.
    Please contact us prior to the event and we will provide any resources you may need for your food drive. If you plan to host a drive at a grocery store, be sure to contact the store manager first
  • Or, donate virtually.
    Just click below to start shopping online for specific food items through one of our Virtual Food Drives.

Thank you for your support!

Upcoming Food Drives

July 16 – Symphony Under the Stars – Bring canned food to weigh down your blankets on the Carroll College hillside and enjoy the music of Billy Joel and Elton John by the Helena Symphony. You can donate your canned goods to Helena Food Share – our volunteers will gather them up throughout the concert.

Symphony Under the Stars

Aug 1 & 2Montana Shakespeare In The Parks – Bring canned food to weigh down your blankets at Anchor Park and enjoy Montana’s favorite summer outdoor theatrical event – Shakespeare In The Parks. Monday is Twelfth Night and Tuesday is King Lear. Crates will be available to drop off your canned goods for Helena Food Share. Spend an evening with “the Bard” and support your neighbors in need.


Virtual Food Drives

Virtual Spring Food Drive

General Food Drive Food

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Virtual Kid Pack Drive

Kid Packs Virtual Food Drive Group

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