Our retail store program reaches 11 counties serving nearly 400 member agencies. In FY 2019, retail stores donated more than 9 million pounds of food to families. Donations from stores matched directly with our partner agencies are distributed either directly to families or used at our onsite facilities.  If you’re a retail store with food to donate, know that your donations can be a cost-effective solution to inventory challenges, storage limitations, high transportation fees and waste disposal costs.

Thanks to the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Law, donors are protected from civil and criminal liability when making donations. Additionally, retailers receive tax incentives for their donations.

Check out our generous current retail donors below :

  • Aldi
  • Big Lots
  • Costco
  • CVS
  • Feast on Brilliant
  • Food Lion
  • The Fresh Market
  • Fresh Thyme
  • GFS
  • Giant Eagle
  • Martin’s
  • Sam’s Club
  • Sheetz
  • Shop ‘n Save
  • Starbucks
  • Target
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Walmart
  • Whole Foods

What’s the best reason to donate? You’re helping neighbors facing hunger put healthy meals on their tables! Donating is easy; just contact a member of our Community Food Connections team to get started:

Melanie Frank, Community Food Connections Manager

412-745-6560 |

Danielle Burns, Community Food Connections Coordinator

412-745-6532 |

Kurt Lindsey, Community Food Connections Coordinator

412-745-6541 |


Your Gift of $115 can provide 60 meals

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