The New Canaan Food Pantry's shelves are empty, and there is a need there for non-expired, nonperishable foodstuffs, the organization said. Items needed include drip decaf coffee, powdered drinks, pasta sauce, pudding, Jell-O, lunchbox snacks and granola bars. No beans or soup are needed at this time.

Financial gifts are also needed. Make checks out to New Canaan Food Pantry, 77 Main Street, New Canaan, CT 06840.

Food donations may be left at the New Canaan Food Pantry, at St. Mark's Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge Road.

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