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DONATIONS

El-Ada Community Action Partnership is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations to us are tax-deductible. 

Your tax-deductible donation will help provide resources to families in Elmore, Ada, and Owyhee counties.

 

You may also drop-off or mail your donation to 701 E 44th Street Garden City, ID 83714.

$12 covers a 10-day bus pass 

 

$36 covers a food box for a family of

1-3 people

 

$100 pays for emergency water utility assistance for one family

$1,000 pays for a one-time deposit for a veteran family

$5,000 helps us fund our affordable housing projects

El-Ada takes in-kind donations during business hours Monday-Friday at all locations.

Here is a list from the Idaho Foodbank of suggested donations.

Fruits and Vegetables

Canned vegetables

Fruits canned in juice or extra light syrup

100% fruit and/or vegetable juices

Tomato products and pasta sauces 

 

Grains

Whole grain pasta

Regular or instant brown rice

Plain oats/oatmeal

Whole grain cereals with low sugar

 

Pantry Staples

Canola or other cooking oils

Whole wheat or all-purpose flour

Baking powder and baking soda

Dried herbs and spices

Sugar

Household Items

Can openers 

Cleaning supplies (dish soap, sponges, disinfectant spray/wipes, etc.)

 

Proteins

Canned or dried beans and peas

Unsalted nuts

Canned meats and fish (low sodium)

Canned meals (soup, stew, chili, etc.)

Peanut or other nut butters (all natural with no trans-fat is best)

 

Dairy

Non-fat or low-fat milk

Milk alternatives (rice, soy, almond) These items must be boxed, canned, or dehydrated so they are shelf-stable.

 

Personal Care Items

Toilet paper

Diapers

Toothpaste and toothbrushes

Soap and shampoo

Deodorant

 If you are interested in doing a donation drive or want to partner with El-Ada for another donation purpose-- please call El-Ada at (208) 345-2820.