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

    HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

    • 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

    PERSONAL

    • 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

  • FAMILY NEEDS

    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

     

    OFFICE NEEDS

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