Several food pantries in the Southern Tier are in need of donations, according to recent parish bulletin notices.
* Tioga County Rural Ministry, 60 North Ave., Owego, is requesting spaghetti sauce; chicken-noodle soup; jelly; cake mix; frosting; pancake mix; instant potatoes; ketchup; mustard; mayonnaise; bar soap; detergent; and paper towels. Call 607/687-3021 for details.
* Tioga County Open Door Mission, 425 North Ave., Owego, is asking for peanut butter; jelly; soups; vegetables; and tomato products. Cash donations are always welcome as well, as are volunteers. Call 607/687-1121.
* The Samaritan Center, 480 S. Main St., Elmira, is asking for spaghetti; spaghetti sauce; macaroni and cheese; peanut butter; jam or jelly; canned meat items; tuna fish; paper products; baby formula; diapers (sizes 3, 4 and 5); freshly grown produce; and used plastic grocery bags. Call 607/734-4898.
* Horseheads Food Pantry, located at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 408 S. Main St., Horseheads, is seeking pork and beans through the end of July as well as monetary donations anytime. Call 607/739-5226.