Our Wish List

Urgent Needs

  • T-Shirts for both Men and Women
  • New packages of underwear & boxers, all sizes for Men and Women
  • Stamps
  • Used phone charges for android/apple devices
  • Earbuds/Head Phones
  • Liquid Hand Soap
  • Anti-Bacterial Wipes
  • Protein for meals (Chicken, ham, turkey, bacon, ground beef)
  • Casseroles, side dishes, frozen lasagnas, etc. for meals
  • Salt and pepper
  • Salad Dressing
  • Coffee, cream and sugar
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Backpacks
  • Wallets
  • Day Planners
  • Journals/Notebooks

Important notice about clothing: We receive an abundance of clothing donations and are limited on storage space. We highly recommend Grace Methodist Church on Union St., The Attic at 54 Cumberland St., or the Salvation Army.

Non-perishable Food

  • Canned meats; tuna, chicken, etc.
  • Beans
  • Cereal
  • Macaroni & cheese
  • Canned veggies
  • Canned soups
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Other prepared meals (frozen lasagnas, family size)
  • Sugar, salt, pepper
  • Coffee, tea, coffee creamer
  • Dry creamer (especially needed)
  • Powdered drink mixes
  • Boxed macaroni dinners

Other Foods

  • Butter/margarine
  • Milk: fresh-any percent, dry, evaporated, or aseptic packaged
  • Juice
  • Eggs
  • Salad dressing
  • Mayonnaise

Cleaning Supplies

  • Latex/plastic gloves
  • Dish detergent (Dawn)
  • Febreze fabric freshener (for shoes, curtains, etc.)
  • Bleach
  • SOS-type pads
  • Air freshener- Lysol
  • Windex

Paper Goods

  • Coffee filters
  • Plastic wrap
  • Gallon freezer bags
  • Aluminum foil
  • Plastic knives, forks, spoons
  • Foam/plastic hot and cold cups
  • Paper napkins, paper towels
  • Paper plates and bowls
  • Toilet paper (single-ply only, please)
  • Large freezer bags
  • 15 and 33 gallon trash bags

Personal Care Items

  • Combs, brushes
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo, Conditioner
  • Disposable razors, shaving cream
  • Soft ear plugs
  • Medicated foot powder
  • Non-Rx reading glasses 125-200 power
  • Shoe in-soles
  • Sunscreen
  • Umbrellas
  • Raincoats/Ponchos

Miscellaneous

  • Fluorescent light bulbs (including mini-fluorescents)
  • Push brooms
  • Mops
  • Bus tickets (not local)
  • Taxi fares
  • Vacuum
  • Shower curtains (single stall)
  • Pot holders
  • Dish cloths
  • Aprons
  • Washcloths
  • Cooking tongs

We also recommend the Bangor Humane Society for donations of blankets and used bedding (We prohibit guests from using outside bedding in order to ensure that everyone is using clean linens.)

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