DONATIONS

Our friends are very appreciative of donations that protect them from hunger and the elements. Preferred times for delivery to the Center are Monday 5-6 pm, Wednesday 6-7 pm, Saturday 1-2 pm.




Pantry Staples
All donations must be ready to eat,no larger than 15oz.
Clothes Closet
We are currently accepting only the items listed below.
Personal Items
February Pantry Needs
Below are items that we are currently low on in supply
Bottled water-20oz size
Gatorade
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Tuna
Canned Chicken
Chef Boyardee-15oz can
Spaghettios-15 oz can
Chunky Soups
Dinty Moore Beef Stew
Baked Beans with meat
Underwood Deviled Ham
Libby's Canned Corned Beef
Vienna Sausages
Spam
Beef Jerky
Canned Fruit
Individually packaged snacks
Men’s jeans-size 30-46 waist
Women's jeans-All sizes
Men's and Women's underwear
Long sleeved T-shirts
Short Sleeved T-shirts
White, mid calf tube socks
Underwear-all sizes, both sexes
Plus sized women's clothing
Gently Used Tennis Shoes-all sizes
Work Boots-all sizes


PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE:
We cannot accept children/baby items including clothing, equipment,diapers, etc.
You may donate diapers to the newly formed "Diaper Bank" at the Howard County Food Bank!
Large Bottles of Shampoo
Large Bottles of Body Wash
Deodorant
Combs & Brushes
Disposable Razors
Shaving cream
Foot Powder
Batteries-AAA, AA, C, D
Nail Clippers
Alcohol-free mouthwash
Canned Fruit-All Kinds
Peanut Butter-18oz
Grape Jelly-18oz
Canned Chicken
Canned Chili
Men's Underwear-all sizes




Outdoor Gear
For the Center
Guidelines for Clothing Donations
10'x13' Tents-6 ft in center
Sleeping Bags
Plastic tarps, 5 mil thickness, approx. 15' x 20'
Batteries, All sizes
Duct Tape
Battery Powered Lanterns
Heavy duty Paper Plates-Dinner size
Hot and Cold Cups
Sterno
Plastic Forks
Napkins
Large Cans of Ground Coffee
4lb Bags of Sugar
Non Dairy Powdered Coffee Creamer
he Liquid Laundry Detergent for front loading washer
Disinfectant Cleaner for bathrooms
Bleach
Tall Kitchen Trash Bags
30 Gallon Trash Bags
Ice
1. No sweaters. They are extremely difficult to launder and dry, very few of our clients take them.
2. Check the labels. If the item needs to be dry cleaned than it shouldn't come to the center.
3. The average size for men's pants is 32 waist, the women's inventory is in need of plus size clothing.
4. Clients prefer tall white tube socks.
5. Sweatpants are always good.
6. Please no sandals or open toed shoes.
7. Please no dress/business wear.
8. All clothing items must be clean and in good repair with no holes or stains. All zippers must be in good working order.

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