Needs List

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Most Urgent Needs
  • disposable razors (men’s & women’s)
  • men’s deodorant
  • foot powder
  • cough syrup (see note below) men’s water-proof gloves
  • scrubs
  • salad dressing
  • cooking oil
  • spaghetti sauce

FOOD STAPLES

  • 100% fruit juice
  • Beef bullion
  • Butter or margarine
  • Canned fruit & vegetables
  • Canned soups
  • Cooking oil
  • Ground beef
  • Ketchup  & mustard
  • Mayonnaise/Miracle Whip
  • Milk
  • Non-sugar boxed cereal
  • Powered drink mixes (pre-sweetened)
  • Quick cooking oatmeal/grits/Malt-O-Meal
  • Salad dressing
  • Seasonings (garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, pepper, seasoning salt, etc.)
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Sugar
  • Tuna
  • Yellow cake mixes

 

OVER THE COUNTER MEDICATIONS

Items CANNOT contain alcohol, doxylamine succinate, phenylephrine HCI or dextromethorphan HBr

  • 2x2 sterile gauze pads
  • Antibacterial ointment (individual packets)
  • Antifungal cream
  • Athlete’s foot cream (Lamisil)
  • Band-Aids (all sizes)
  • Burn spray
  • Cold, flu, allergy & sinus medications and cough syrup
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Muscle/joint pain reliever or rub
  • Smoking cessation patches
 

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Athlete’s foot powder
  • Batteries (all regularly used sizes)
  • Bus tokens
  • Ethnic hair products
  • Hangers
  • Heavy duty bike locks
  • Lysol disinfectant wipes and spray
  • Men’s deodorant
  • Poligrip denture cream
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Toilet paper
  • Twin sheets  & pillow cases
  • Twin size blankets & comforters
  • Umbrellas
  • Washcloths & bath towels
  • Work gloves (all sizes)

KTICHEN NEEDS

  • 18” wide plastic wrap and aluminum foil
  • Bib aprons
  • Dishwasher-safe soup bowls
  • Foam or plastic cups (8 oz.)
  • Foam or sturdy paper plates
  • Form or bowls (12 oz.)
  • Napkins & paper towels
  • Non-plastic, dishwasher-safe silverware

CLOTHING

  • Black pants & white oxford-type shirts
  • Flip flops or shower shoes (all sizes)
  • Hoodies, sweatshirts, flannel shirts (especially larger sizes for men & women)
  • Jeans & pants (larger sizes for men & women)
  • Scrubs (larger sizes for men & women)
  • Tennis shoes (men’s, women’s & children)