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Food and Farm Council of Riley County and City of Manhattan

Kitchen Restore

Kitchen Restore is a community donation initiative that works to provide “starter kits” containing gently used or new household kitchen tools and equipment to individuals and families.

You can help by purchasing items through our Amazon Wishlist or donating gently used or new household kitchen tools and equipment.

Items to donate

Download a printable PDF.

Kitchen Restore

Items we can accept include the following:

  • Measuring Spoons

  • Measuring Cups, Dry

  • Measuring Cups, Liquid

  • Cutting Boards/Mats

  • Colanders

  • Mixing Bowls/Lids

  • Paring Knives

  • Chef Knives

  • Spatulas

  • Rubber Spatulas

  • Slotted Spoons

  • Stirring Spoons

  • Whisks

  • Tongs

  • Vegetable Peelers

  • Hand Can Openers

  • 9x13 Baking Dishes

  • 9x9 Baking Dishes

  • Cookie Sheets

  • Pie Plates

  • Tupperware Containers and Matching Lids

  • Saucepans/Lids if available

  • Skillets/Lids if available

  • Stock Pots/Lids if available

  • Dinner Plates

  • Utensils (Forks, Knives, Spoons)

  • Cereal Bowls

  • Glasses

  • Coffee Mugs

  • Plastic Glasses for Kids

  • Plastic Dinner Plates for Kids

  • Pot Holders

  • Pitcher

  • Washcloths

  • Hand Towels

  • Dish Towels

Most-needed items are in italics.

Small Appliances

  • Small Microwaves

  • Coffee Pots

  • Toasters

  • Pancake Griddles

  • Crockpots

  • Electric Skillets

  • Hand Mixers

Volunteer or Questions about Donations

Contact or call the Riley County Extension Office, 785-537-6350


Over 400 kits provided through 18 different local partner agencies.


“I feel like a Food Network Star with everything I need to fix meals for my family!”

WIC client

"Such nice things in our boxes, thank you for the generosity.”

Manhattan Area Resettlement Team (MART)

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