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!
hair brushes (compact)
individual packets of laundry soap
facial tissues (individual packs)
men's cotton crew socks
cotton socks - children
adult t-shirts (XL preferred)
warm scarves/knit hats
gloves / fingerless gloves
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)
first class postage stamps
coloring or activity books
small stuffed animals
small, safe toys
hand warmers for cold weather
bandanna coolers for hot weather
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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Hope Mill, Inc.
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