Coalition to Shelter  - Today's Homeless Look Like You and Me

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
Adult Shelter/No Children 

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 (adult only). 

Men's underwear (briefs or boxers) in sizes M, L, XL (Darker colors)
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 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 socks 
Women's sweatshirts and sweat pants in M, L, XL 
Women's thermal wear shirts and pants 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 

Toiletries
Travel or trial sized Only: mouthwash, deodorant, Q-tips(travel size), dental floss, toothbrush, toothpaste, lip balm, wipes (individually wrapped) 
Nail clippers: small and large.

                                                     Backpacks
                                        Lightweight/water-resistant


Bedding
Blankets - twin size only (NO quilts or comforters

Sleeping Bags - please donate indoor sleeping bags only, such as: Ozark Trail 50º F or above 

Gift Cards
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 

Shelter Supplies
Paper Towel                                           Ziploc bags - qt.size, snack size Bathroom cleaner                                  Sponges 
Handi-wipes                                           Heavy rubber gloves: S, M, L, XL
Black Garbage Bags - w/tie strings      Latex Gloves 
Clorox Wipes

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