Top Ten Needs:
- Rugged winter gloves
- Sweatpants/exercise pants: all adult sizes
- Winter coats, especially size L, XL, +XL
- Rugged boots
- Sturdy shoes
- Rugged pants, especially up to men’s 36″ waist and women’s size 8
- Sweatshirts, especially size L, XL, +XL
You can raise awareness of the needs of teens and adults experiencing homelessness and help get others involved by organizing a food, clothing, or toiletry drive (PDF) to help us stock our shelves. Our basic needs include:
Coffee, tea, cereal, juice, cooking oil, rice, pasta, salad dressing, beans, soup, tuna, canned tomatoes, and spaghetti sauce
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
Towels, backpacks, duffle bags, laundry detergent
Personal Hygiene Products
Deodorant, razors, first aid kits, shaving cream, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, sunscreen
School supplies, art supplies, movie tickets, bus tickets
Playing cards, art and craft supplies, board games, books, date books, ESL books
Through the v-Dac Vehicle Donation Program, any car, truck, boat, or RV can benefit Preble Street.
WHEN AND WHERE TO DONATE
We are currently accepting donations of rugged, everyday, adult-sized clothing in specific sizes and styles by appointment only. Please review this Wish List for our current needs.
For questions about these or other items, and to make an appointment to donate, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
252 Oxford Street, Portland
Volunteer Entrance (Ring the bell)
7 days a week: 7am-5pm