Wish List

Following is an up-to-date list of most needed items:

Toiletries

  • Toothpaste/toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Kleenex
  • Q-tips
  • Chapstick
  • Nail grooming kits
  • Earplugs
  • Sunblock

Clothing

  • T-shirts (adult sizes)
  • Thermal shirts and pants
  • Socks
  • Lightweight jackets (adult sizes)

Shelter Supplies

  • High-efficiency laundry detergent
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Sanitary wipes
  • Green cleaning products
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Anti-bacterial hand soap
  • Food handling gloves (latex or vinyl)

Sleeping/bathing

  • Sleeping bags
  • Twin-size cotton blankets
  • Bath towels
  • Washclothes
  • Slipper socks

Incidental items

  • One-way/daily bus passes
  • Pre-paid phone cards
  • Postage stamps
  • Backpacks/fanny packs
  • Cough drops/cough syrup/cold and allergy medication (without alcohol)
  • Pepto-Bismol
  • Band aids
  • Antacid
  • Antibiotic ointment

Food Items

  • Ground coffee
  • Peanut butter/jelly
  • Sugar/artificial sweetener
  • Coffee creamer
  • Stir sticks
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Salad dressing
  • Protein bars
  • Crackers

For clothing donations: Due to very limited storage space, the shelter accepts only high-quality, adult-size clothing as noted above. For other clothing donations we suggest area thrift stores.

Please note:

  • The shelter is closed and unable to receive donations from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. daily.
  • Donations may be dropped off anytime between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., seven days a week.
  • For other questions, please email us or call our donation line at (530) 802-0880.