How Can I Help?

  • Our office operates an actively updated Amazon wishlist to ease the donating process. Please click here to see a list of items you can purchase to have sent directly to our office! Otherwise, our office would love to coordinate with you and/or your organization if you would like to donate to the program. Please stop by the office at 119 W. Leigh St. or call us at 780.6288.

    Below, you will find a list of items our students and families are regularly in need of:

Food, Household & Personals

  • FOOD

    • Non-perishable foods
    • Pop-top canned goods (spaghetti, chili, soup, tuna fish)
    • Boxed cereals
    • Instant foods (oatmeal, soup, noodles, etc.)
    • Fruit snacks
    • Fruit cups/applesauce
    • Granola/fruit/protein bars
    • Peanut butter
    • Crackers, chips, popcorn
    • Juice boxes, sports drinks, bottled water
    • Bread


    • Air mattress
    • Toilet paper/paper towels
    • Laundry detergent
    • All purpose cleaner
    • Sponge/wash rag
    • Dish soap
    • Can opener
    • Pillows, blankets, sheets
    • Paper/plastic ware (cups, plates, utensils, etc.)
    • Pots & pans
    • Crock pots
    • Trash bags/can


    • Clothing (all sizes)
    • Shoes
    • Underwear (new)
    • Bras
    • Socks
    • Gloves & hats
    • Comb/brush (new)
    • Soap/body wash (new full or travel size)
    • Shampoo & conditioner (new full or travel size)
    • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash (new full or travel size)
    • Deodorant (new full or travel size)
    • Personal hygiene products
    • Band aids
    • School supplies
    • Towels & wash cloths

Additional Ways to Assist


    Often times our students and families are in need of alternative assistance to meet the unique circumstances of their displacement.  Here are a few examples of additional ways you and/or your agency can help our students and/or families experiencing homelessness:

    • Furniture donations
    • Storage space
    • Hotel/motel assistance
    • Employment opportunities
    • Host home for an unaccompanied youth
    • Luggage
    • Lock boxes to secure essential family documentation



    Extra hangers lying around your home?  Keep us in mind!  Our resource room is in need of gently used or new coat/clothing hangers.