Shelter priority need list

Shelter PRIORITY Needs List:

Thank you for only bringing items listed - space is very limited

**Top Needs are a bit different this month given the pandemic conditions**


  • Fresh Food (fruit , veggies, lettuce, milk, etc)

  • Frozen Food (meat, meals, breakfast)

  • Tools for Shelter Maintenance (wrench wet, socket set, screw drivers, etc)

  • Indoor Family Activities (art supplies, art kits, model sets, DVD player/DVDs)

  • Disinfectant Wipes/Spray

  • Shower Flip Flops (all sizes)

  • Shower Caddies

  • Men’s Shoes (size 10+)

  • Sturdy Kitchen Trash Bags

  • Tinfoil


April top needs

Ongoing Needs

  • Gift Cards (from Walmart, Kroger, Target)

  • Non- Perishable Food

  • Trash Bags (30 gallon & 13 gallon)

  • Umbrellas (New or used)

  • Hairbrushes (Dollar stores)

  • Bath Towels/Wash Cloths (New or Gently Used)

  • Women’s Cotton Underwear (new various sizes)

  • Mr. Clean Liquid Cleaner                   

  • Shower Caddy (like used for college dorms)

  • Hair Spray

  • Hair Conditioner                                

  • “As I Am” Shampoo & Conditioner

  • Smoothing Gels

  • Hair Oils and Creams

  • Edge Control Product

  • Scalp Serum

  • Shower Caps

  • Satin Head Scarves (for sleeping)

  • Body Wash 

  • Plastic Razors (Women’s and Men’s)

  • Tweezers

  • Covers for Toothbrushes

  • Lip Balm

  • Emery Boards

  • Nail Polish Remover

  • Kleenex (small packets)

  • Baby Monitors (Used or New)

  • Crew socks (for women)

  • Collapsible laundry baskets/ bags

  • (NEW) Makeup (Especially mascara & eye liner)

  • Laundry Detergent pods HE    

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