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Wish List

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The following list reflects the type of items we need to pack in each backpack.

If you have something you would like to donate which is not on this list, please let us know! We are always looking for new ideas!

 

Hygiene

   shampoo

   conditioner

   soap

   deodorant

   lip balm

   lotion

   wash cloth

   floss

   toothbrush

   toothpaste

   mouthwash (alcohol-free)

   hair brushes (compact)

   individual packets of laundry soap

   facial tissues (individual packs)

   anti-bacterial wipes

   disposable razors

   cotton swabs

 

 

Clothing

   men's cotton crew socks

   cotton socks - children

   adult t-shirts (XL preferred)

   children's t-shirts

   baseball caps

   warm scarves/knit hats

   gloves / fingerless gloves

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Food

   bottled water

   fruit juice/Gatorade (no glass)

   food items - healthy and individually wrapped (some examples might be cheese & crackers, tuna kits, cereal bars, pull-top canned fruit or vegetables, pull-top pasta or chili, fruit cups, fruit snacks, cookies)

 

 

Comfort/Extras

   first class postage stamps

   notepads/envelopes

   pens

   crayons

   coloring or activity books

   small stuffed animals

   small, safe toys

   hand warmers for cold weather

   bandanna coolers for hot weather

 

 

Other

   Gallon size zip lock bags

   Quart size zip lock bags

We use these bags to pack items such as soap and toothbrushes. This way, the items (and the bags) can be kept and re-used.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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