items needed

This list is reviewed and updated regularly. It is up to date (as of October 26, 2021).

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Help Us Track Our Families’ Needs
Complete our Online Donation Form before or after you drop-off your donation at the loading dock. This helps us track our donations and needs for the families.

(all Baby items must be NEW)
Baby Bottles
Baby Bottle Brushes
Baby Washcloths
Infant Play Mats
Juice (Juicy Juice brand preferred)
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

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

Certain sized NEW and GENTLY used coats are being accepted at this time. Please contact for accepted sizes.
All other clothing donations (including socks and shoes) are not being accepted at this time.

(all Household items must be NEW)
Batteries – AA & AAA
Bottled water
Clorox Wipes
Dish Detergent
Dish Towels
Dryer Sheets
Face Masks
Forever Stamps
Gift Bags – Large
Gift Cards including Gas Cards
Kleenex (any brand facial tissues)
Laundry Hamper or Basket Paper Towels
Liquid Laundry Detergent HE (8oz or 12oz size)
Pencils (Mechanical Preferred)
Reusable Water Bottles
Scrubbing Bubbles
Sponges (2-Packs)
Surface Cleaner
Toilet Paper
Trash Bags
White Letter-Sized Paper
Ziploc® (or generic) sandwich-size bags

For our Facilities Department
Cable Signal Strength Tester – New or Used
Commercial Hammer Drill – New or Used
Electric Paint Shaker – New or Used
Infrared Camera – New or Used

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 or by calling 612.277.0258.

This list is up to date (as of October 26, 2021).

Thank you for supporting children and families experiencing instability!