If you would like to donate to help out the shelter, below is a list of the most used items.
Items Needed to Operate Code Blue Shelter
Please do not donate any items in “kit” format as our homeless guests only take what they
know they will use. We organize all donations by item.
We do not take any other clothing than what is listed below. Please call for donation drop off (866-390-0291 ex 704).
We do not take donations at the shelter site.
Guest Supplies - These items should be new.
Outer Clothing - plain, darker colors (black, brown, navy, gray) are preferred, includes hats
Men's underwear (briefs or boxer briefs) in sizes M, L, XL
Men's t-shirts in M, L, XL, 2XL
Men's socks- M, L, XL
Men's sweatshirts w/ or w/o hoods in L, XL, 2XL
Men's sweat pants in L, XL, 2XL
Men's winter hats or hoodie hats
Men's long john/thermal wear shirts and pants in L, XL, 2XL
Men’s gloves - waterproof, warm winter, or work gloves, M, L, XL, 2X
Women's underwear in sizes 6, 7, 8, 9
Women's sweatshirts and sweat pants in M, L, XL
Women's long johns/thermal wear in M, L, XL
Women's turtlenecks or long sleeved t-shirts in M, L, XL
Women's waterproof or water resistant gloves in M or L
Travel or trial sized Only: mouthwash, deodorant, dandruff shampoo, q-tips, dental
floss, toothbrush, and toothpaste
Nail clippers, small and large.
Blankets - twin size only (NO quilts or comforters)
Sleeping Bags - please donate indoor sleeping bags only, such as: Ozark Trail 50º F or above
Please buy all food gift cards in increments of $5- this simplifies distribution
Gift Cards from local eateries, pharmacies, or K-Mart - $5
Gas gift cards for local stations- $25
Gift cards for Sports Clips or Hair Cuttery
Groceries - Redner’s only
Ziploc bags - qt.size, snack size
Black Garbage Bags - w/tie strings
Heavy rubber gloves: S, M, L, XL