If you already shop at Amazon, try instead.  Its the same place, except you can choose a charity to support. Good news, you can choose Food at First.  Its a one time quick and easy setup and every time you shop remember to start with  Thank you.

Cash Gifts

You can make a one-time donation by clicking on the “Donate” button in the right column. However, we’ve had a number of people ask us if they could make a recurring contribution to Food At First, as part of their monthly budget. Well, we’ve finally figured out how to do it! Click one of the links below, and you can have a withdrawal made from your debit/credit card, or even your bank account! If you have any questions at all, please contact We’d love to be part of your regular discipline of giving!!

If you’d prefer to mail a check, please make it out to Food At First and mail it to:

Food At First
PO Box 87
Ames IA  50010


If you would like to purchase real items to donate, here are some staples Food at First always needs and is often short of – feel free to buy some, and bring to the Fellowship Hall, marked for “Food At First”

  • Rice
  • Black beans
  • Cereal
  • Cream Soups
  • Canned Soups
  • Dry Coffee Creamer
  • Coffee
  • Juices, variety for beverage service
  • Mayonnaise / Miracle Whip
  • Salad dressing, Ranch
  • Vegetables, canned, assorted
  • Fruit, canned, assorted
  • Trash bags, 45-gal, heavy duty
  • Paper towels
  • Bar towels, tea towels
  • Napkins

Thank you for helping Food at First help others!