Needed Items

Area shelters and transition houses are often in need of furniture, clothing and other basic items for their facilities and clients. Below is a list of items that are accepted on an ongoing basis, and very much appreciated, by some of our member agencies.

During the winter months there is always a need for gloves and mittens, warm socks, hats, and warm coats and boots.

Toiletries & Personal hygiene
Soap
Shaving cream & Razors
Combs & Hairbrushes
Shampoo
Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
Deodorant
Tampons & maxi pads
Hand cream

Children’s shampoo, soaps & diapers

Underwear & socks
Bed sheets, pillow cases & mattress covers Towels and facecloths

Supplies
Toilet paper
Paper towel
Napkins
Cleaning Supplies
High Efficiency Laundry Soap
Dish soap
Face Cloths
Hand Towels
Shower Towels
Disposable cutlery
Disposable dishes
Umbrellas

Food
Milk
Bread
Cereal
Peanut butter
Jam
Coffee
Tea
Hot chocolate
Sugar
Bottled water
Juice
Canned goods
Snacks
Condiments
Baby Food & Formula

Gift Cards
Tim Horton’s – $5.00
Department & Grocery Stores

For Apartment Starter Kits:
Wash bucket
Broom/dustpan
Mop
General cleaner
Laundry detergent
Dish soap
Regular soap
Glass cleaner
Toilet paper
Toilet brush/cleaner
Paper towel
Garbage bags
Garbage can
Light bulbs
Reusable cloths
Hangers
Shower curtain
Flatware
Dish cloths
Measuring cups

*If you are interested in volunteering with the Outflow Men’s Shelter, please contact Anthony Dickinson at 609-2346 or anthony@outflowsj.ca.

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