Current Needs

If you use it in your daily life, most likely our guests & clients can too!*


Current Needs:

  • Men’s Briefs, ALL SIZES (small – 4/5XL)
  • Thermal Underwear
  • Men’s Razors (in-expensive)
  • Men’s Deodorant (full or travel-sized)
  • Ladies’ Briefs (sizes: 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 & 14)
  • Girl’s Briefs (sizes:  5/5T, 2T/3T, 8 16)
  • Boy’s Briefs (sizes: 2T, 3T, 4/4T, 5/5T)
  • Toddler Training Toothpaste
  • Pull-ups: size 2/3 & 3/4 Girls and Boys
  • Cotton/Jersey Work Glove
  • Foot Powder

Ongoing Needs:

» Shelter Specific:

  • Bedding: XL Twin Sheets, Blankets
  • Pillows (standard size only – no feather or tempurpedic)
  • Men’s & Women’s Underwear (new, large sizes)
  • Kids Underwear
  • Baby lotion
  • Medicine: Pain Relievers, Cold & Flu (for both kids & adults)Mucinex
  • Vicks Vaporub
  • Denture Adhesive (Poligrip)
  • African American Hair Product “Blue Magic/Lusters” Pink Lotion
  • Large combs
  • Tissues, Disinfectant Wipes & Hand Sanitizer
  • Bottled Water
  • Silverware, Salad Bowls, Small Plates, Coffee Mugs
  • Plastic Bags & Napkins (for sack lunches) & paper towels

» Personal Care Items:

  • Shampoo & Conditioner (travel size & value-sized)
  • Softee Hair Dress (for African American hair) Blue Magic, “Lusters.”
  • Soap & Body Wash (travel-size & value-sized)
  • Feminine Hygiene Products – Small Sanitary Pads
  • Razors (men’s & women’s) in-expensive
  • Shaving Cream (travel size)
  • Deodorant (men’s & women’s)
  • Toothpaste,  (non-alcohol) Denture Toothpaste
  • Foot Powder

» Baby:

  • Wipes
  • Formula
  • Strollers & Car Seats
  • Baby Bottle Brush

» Bibles & Books:

» Clothing:

  • Unusable Clothing (will be recycled to help fund the HPC)
  • Gently Used/Reusable Clothing (will be sorted & given out to those in need)
    • Kids Clothes, Underwear
    • Men’s & Women’s Clothes (plus size always needed) 2X – 5X-6X
    • Socks & Shoes (kids & adult sizes)
    • Jackets & Coats
    • Hats, Scarves & Gloves
    • Belts
    • Purses & Bags

» Food:

  • Non-perishable Foods, Canned Goods (always needed for HPC shoppers)
  • Fresh, Frozen or Canned Meat/Fish
  • Meat: Beef, Whole Bone-in Chicken, Bacon & Sausage
    • (meat must be professionally packaged and labeled for us to use it or give it out)
  • Eggs
  • Seasonal Fruit: Apples, Oranges, etc.
  • Canned Fruit
  • Seasonal Veggies (garden donations are great!)
  • Canned Veggies: corn, green beans, carrots, re-fried beans
  • Spices (dried)
  • Baking Supplies: Flour, Sugar, etc.
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Cold Cereal
  • Pancake Syrup

» Furniture & Household*:

*It is best to donate furniture & household items at the Homeless Prevention Center located at 26th & O St.) Please donate items during donation hours in order to prevent damage or vandalism.              

  • Beds & Mattresses (all sizes)
  • Linens, Blankets, Sheets, Pillows (Sleeping & Throw)
  • Couches, Tables & Chairs
  • Washers and electric dryers (for our shelters)
  • Tableware, Pots & Pans, Small Countertop  Appliances (in working condition)
  • Kids Furniture, Supplies & Toys                                                                                      

HPC donation hours 8:00 am – 5:30 pm Mon. – Sat. & Noon – 5:30pm Sun.

» Seasonal/Miscellaneous:

  • Office Supplies: Copy Paper, Pens, Post-its, Large & XL Black Markers
  • After School Program Supplies: Poster Board
  • Balls & Active Games (basketball, football, soccer ball, etc.)
  • Bikes (for kids & adults)

*ITEMS WE CAN’T ACCEPT: Used Paint & Harsh Chemicals, Old Tires, Large Appliances, Pianos & Organs, Home Remodel Items, TVs older than 2009

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