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Requested Items For Stock the Shelves Drive | April 15th, 2021

  • Food Personal Care & Household Items
  • Jelly (20oz plastic bottles preferred)
  • Lotion (12oz or more preferred)
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Soap (Individually wrapped bars preferred)
  • Cup of Noodles
  • Toilet Tissue (4 pack or individually wrapped Grits preferred)
  • Soup
  • Washing Detergent (50oz or less preferred)
  • Shelf Stable Microwaveable Meals
  • Dish Detergent (14oz or less preferred)
  • Snacks (granola bars, mixed nuts, fruit cups, etc.)
  • Canned Tuna
  • Canned Pasta (Beefaroni, Ravioli, etc.)
  • Gift Cards are welcome: Walmart, Target, Amazon, Food Lion
  • Monetary Donations can be made through Forsyth Tech Foundation forsythtech.edu/giving


What is Forsyth Tech Connect?

  • Forsyth Tech Connect exists to provide in-need students, faculty and staff with food, school supplies and personal care items. Forsyth Tech Connect is in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank who provides the food products found in the pantry. 100% of the school supplies and personal care items have been gifted by community members as well as a small portion of the food.

Where is Forsyth Tech Connect?

  • Forsyth Tech Connect Has Two Locations
    • Forsyth Tech Connect @ Main Campus — The Strickland Center
      2100 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, NC 27103
    • Forsyth Tech Connect @ Transportation Center — 4255 North Patterson Avenue Winston-Salem, NC 27105

How Does Forsyth Tech Connect Work?

  • Hours of Operation
    • Walk-In Hours:
      • Forsyth Tech Connect @Main Campus
        • Monday – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
        • Wednesday – 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
        • Friday – 9:00 am to 11:00 am
      • Forsyth Tech Connect @Transportation Center
        • Tuesday – 9:00 am to 11:00 am
        • Thursday – 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
      • Please note all FT Connect locations will follow the college’s schedule, unless otherwise noted.
    • What should I Bring?
      • Photo ID
      • Completed Forsyth Tech Connect Request Form
        • For each visit to Forsyth Tech Connect, the Forsyth Tech Connect Request Form must be completed. Paper versions of the form are available at each location when requested. Once the form is completed, a staff or volunteer will assist by packaging the items that have been selected on the request form. Please note that some requested items may not be available.
        • If there is an immediate need for assistance outside of walk-in hours, please contact the Forsyth Tech Cares Office at 336-750-3356.
        • Questions? Please contact the FT Cares Office for any questions, comments or concerns.


Available Food Items

Canned Meats/Protein

  • Tuna
  • Chicken
  • Canned beans
  • Peanut butter

Canned Stews & Soups

  • Chili
  • Beef stew
  • Spaghetti O’s
  • Ravioli
  • Soups

Grains, Pasta & Sauces

  • Cereal
  • Oatmeal
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Spaghetti & spaghetti sauce

Canned Vegetables

  • Green beans
  • Corn
  • Mixed vegetables
  • Potatoes

Canned Fruits

  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Fruit cocktail
  • Applesauce

School Supplies

  • Notebook Paper
  • Binders
  • Composition Notebooks
  • Subject Notebooks
  • Pens
  • Mechanical Pencils
  • Index Cards
  • Highlighters


  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Feminine Products

If you have specific dietary restrictions and our products do not meet your strict needs, please contact us to let us know how we can further assist you in your food needs.