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This list is reviewed and updated regularly. It is up to date (as of September 30, 2022).

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BABY
(all Baby items must be NEW)
Baby Bottles
Baby Bottle Brushes
Baby Washcloths
Bibs
Diapers Sizes 1-7
GoodNites – All Sizes, Girls’ and Boys’
Infant Play Mats
Juice (Juicy Juice brand preferred)
Pacifiers
Pull-Ups – Girls’ – 3T, 4T, 5T
Pull-Ups – Boys’ – 4T, 5T
Similac® Advance Powder Formula
Similac® NeoSure OptiGRO Formula
Similac® Sensitive Powder Formula
Similac® Soy Isomil Powder Formula
Sippy Cups
Sleep Sacks – New
Teethers
Wipes

BEDDING
Air Beds – New
– Twin, Full, Queen
Blankets – New
Pillows – New
Pillow Cases – New or Used
Sheet Sets (Flat and/or Fitted) – New or Used
– XL Twin, Full

CLOTHING – No Used Clothing Will Be Accepted

HOUSEHOLD
(all Household items must be NEW)
Bath towels & washcloths
Bleach
Bottled water
Brooms & mops – New
Box Fans
Clorox Wipes
CLR
Dish Detergent
Dish Towels
Dryer Sheets
Forever Stamps
Gift Bags – Large
Gift Cards – Target and Amazon preferred
Kleenex (any brand facial tissues)
Laundry Hamper or Basket
Paper Towels
Liquid Laundry Detergent HE (8oz or 12oz size)
New Pots and Pans Sets
New Dishware Sets
New Silverware Sets
New Glass Cup Sets
Pencils (Mechanical Preferred)
Pens
Reusable Water Bottles
Scrubbing Bubbles
Sponges (2-Packs)
Surface Cleaner
Storage Bins with lids- New or used
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Toilet Paper
Trash Bags
White Letter-Sized Paper
Windex

FOOD SERVICES DEPT NEEDS
Ziploc bags – Sandwich size, Quart size, Gallon size
Individually packaged snacks (Goldfish, Cheez-its, etc.)
GoGo Squeeze
Granola bars
Juice boxes (Juicy Juice preferred brand)

FACILITIES DEPT NEEDS
Cable Signal Strength Tester – New or Used
Commercial Hammer Drill – New or Used
Electric Paint Shaker – New or Used
Infrared Camera – New or Used

K-12 DEPT NEEDS
Board games – New
Card games – New
Art supplies – New
Glitter pens – New
Books/comics featuring BIPOC
Electronic games – (Must be pre-approved by Maria at mpederson@peopleservingpeople.org)
Phone chargers – New
Mindfulness coloring books – New
Colored pencils – New
Poppits/fidget toys – New
BIPOC dolls/barbies
Speakers
Black hair care
Journals
Sketch books
Purses – New
Jewelry – New
Musical instruments – New
Nail polish/Fake nails – New
Makeup – New
Skincare products – New

Our goal at People Serving People is to build stability and confidence within families. If an item needs repair or is too worn or damaged to use it yourself, we ask you not to donate it. Questions, or ready to donate? Contact us at giving@peopleservingpeople.org or by calling 612.277.0258.

This list is up to date (as of September 30, 2022).

Thank you for supporting children and families experiencing instability!