In-Kind Donations

In-Kind Donations

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
  • Razors
  • Deodorant
  • Snacks

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:

Food

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

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, first aid kits, 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, board games, books, date books, ESL books

Vehicles

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

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WHEN AND WHERE TO DONATE

Donate adult-sized clothing and toiletries.

We are currently accepting donations of rugged everyday adult-sized clothing, towels, new bedding, and unopened toiletries. For questions about these or other items, please contact Resource Development Assistant Ray Hepler at rhepler@preblestreet.org.

Preble Street Receiving Center
18 Portland St, Portland

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9am-12pm

250 Oxford St.

Food

Mobile Food Services Kitchen
252 Oxford Street, Portland
Volunteer Entrance (Ring the bell)

7 days a week: 7am-5pm

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