We strongly urge people to consider doing something more efficient, like raising money. A vast majority of organizations buy wholesale. If you give them a buck, they will get far more food than if you bring in a dollar’s worth of donated food. Plus, it’s not nutritionally effective and sort of patronizing, like you deciding what someone else’s family eats.
Also: “Five hours helping a small church pantry create a spreadsheet is worth more than five months serving soup.”