List of of donation items being accepted at St. Johns County 'drive-thru’ food drives

List of of donation items being accepted at St. Johns County 'drive-thru’ food drives
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Two drive-thru food drives will be held in St. Johns County to help local food assistance programs amid the coronavirus pandemic. The food drives are a partnership of the county with United Way of St. Johns County, the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.


  • The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, located at 1340C A1A South, will host the food drive on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, located at 1050 A1A North, will host on Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • United Way and St. Johns County volunteers will be at both venues’ parking lots collecting donations from vehicles while maintaining proper social distancing guidelines. All volunteers will be provided PPE equipment by St. Johns County Emergency Operations.

Below is a list of nonperishable items being accepted as donations:

  • Peanut butter
  • Canned Soup or Stew
  • Canned, dried or plastic packaged fruit or applesauce
  • Canned beans and vegetables
  • Cooking oils
  • Canned tuna, salmon, ham or chicken
  • Pasta, rice or instant potatoes
  • Granola bars, nuts or crackers
  • Box Cereal or Meal

Officials said they will not be accepting donations like baked goods, expired food, leftovers, food with packaging concerns, items with glass or cellophane or items that need refrigeration.