The food pantry at the Salvation Army Center of Hope is very low on staple items such as baby food, canned vegetables, canned meat, soup, peanut butter, rice and pasta. Other dry foods needed include potatoes, rice, powdered milk, cereal and oatmeal. Food or monetary donations can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 8040 Washington St., Port Richey. Any business, school or social organization interested in sponsoring a food drive may call Jeanne Coulter at (727) 847-6321, ext. 17.