Troop 853 and Pack 993 with support from Friends of Wentzville Youth are hosting a food drive and are collecting non-perishable, unexpired items (no glass please).

Most-needed items include canned fruit; peanut butter and jelly; canned vegetables, such as peas, carrots, and spinach; canned pasta; pasta sauce; dry pasta noodles; tomato sauce; canned chili; canned beans; Hamburger Helper; boxed muffin mixes; and saltine crackers.

We are also collecting personal care items, such as deodorant; medium-to-large sized diapers; toothpaste and toothbrushes; shampoo and conditioner; and feminine care products.

All donations will benefit the St. Patrick St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in Wentzville.

How to Donate:#1 – Drive by and drop off donations on November 21 between 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Wentzville Christian Church, located at 1507 Hwy Z, Wentzville, MO 63385. Volunteers will be available to unload vehicles.#2 – Drop off donations November 16 – 20 between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Harris Automotive & Tire, 909 E Pearce Blvd, Wentzville, MO 63385.

If you’d like to make a monetary donation, please email

Thank you for your support! Food donations are always important, but especially important this year.