In-Kind Donations

You can raise awareness of the needs of homeless teens and adults and help get others involved by organizing a food, clothing, or toiletry drive to help us stock our shelves. Our basic needs include:

Food
Coffee, tea, cereal, juice, cooking oil, rice, pasta, salad dressing, beans, soup, tuna, canned tomatoes, and spaghetti sauce

Top Ten Needs:

  • Socks
  • New Underwear
  • Men’s Jeans
  • Towels
  • Backpacks
  • Men’s Boots
  • Coffee
  • Cooking Oil
  • Pasta
  • Rice

Clothing Closet
Year round: Socks, new underwear (for men, women, and teens), jeans, boots, sneakers, and hooded sweatshirts

Winter: Jackets, hats, gloves (large and durable), and thermal underwear

Shelter Essentials
Towels, backpacks, duffle bags, laundry detergent

Personal Hygiene Products
Deodorant, razors, shaving cream, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, sunscreen

Teen Needs
School supplies, art supplies, movie tickets, bus tickets

Group Supplies
Playing cards, art and craft supplies, Scrabble, chess, checkers, books and magazines, date books, ESL books

Vehicles
Through the v-Dac Vehicle Donation Program, any car, truck, boat, or RV can benefit Preble Street.