Needs List

Here’s what is needed

Listed below are some items that we currently need, as requested by each area’s director. This list is updated quarterly. If you have any questions, please contact 717-257-4442 x222.

Please drop off all items at Bethesda Mission’s Donation Center (Directions), open Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM. New or gently used items are appreciated. A clothing bin is available for after-hours drop off.

You can also view our AMAZON.COM wishlist. Feel free to purchase items from them (or any other online store) and have them shipped to us. Donate as you shop by using smile.amazon.com!

  • Men's Mission

    • Pens & Highlighters
    • Small Notebooks
    • Silverware: Knives, Forks, and Spoons
    • Boxer shorts
    • T-shirts (white)
    • Socks (mostly white)
    • Additional clothing for extra large gentlemen (5XL, 6XL; 54-56 inch waist pants)
    • Flip Flops/Shower Shoes (L, XL)
    • Work boots
    • Sneakers
    • Hand Soap
    • All Purpose Cleaner
    • Dish Soap
    • Glass Cleaner
    • Trash Bags (60 Gallon)
    • Mop Handle & Mop Bucket
    • Disinfectant Deodorant
    • Distilled Water
    • Paper Towels

  • Women's Mission

    • Keyboard (Piano)
    • Stamps
    • Bath Towels
    • Washcloths
    • Paper products
    • Bus Passes
    • Backpacks (children and adults)
    • Umbrellas
    • Dish towels
    • Sunscreen

  • Community Center

    • Video Game supplies:
      • Wii U
      • XBOX
      • Playstation
      • Video Games
    • Gift Cards
    • Sleeping Bags
    • Flat Screen TV with HDMI hookup
    • Commercial Cleaning Supplies

  • Food Services

    • Sugar
    • Pancake syrup, Pancake mix
    • # 10 cans of vegetables (green beans, carrots, corn, baked beans)
    • Spaghetti sauce
    • Tomato paste
    • Sweet potatoes
    • Dressings
    • Chicken broth
    • Beef broth
    • Barbecue sauce
    • Ground beef
    • Pork
    • Chicken
    • Bacon
    • Tuna fish
    • Butter
    • Mozzarella cheese
    • Mayonnaise

  • Medical & Dental Clinics

    • Anti-Fungal Cream
    • Bacitracin/Triple Antibiotic Cream/Neosporin
    • Cough Drops – Regular and Sugar Free
    • DayQuil Cold Medication
    • Hand Sanitizer ( Individual size)
    • Heat Pads
    • Hydrocortisone Cream
    • Icy/Hot Patches
    • Kleenex
    • Muscle Rub
    • Saline Nasal Spray
    • Toe-nail clippers
    • Vitamin C
    • Small bottles on non-alcoholic mouthwash
    • Biotene dry rinse mouthwash
    • Black sunglasses for guests to cover their eyes during Dental procedures
    • Soft toothbrushes
    • Orajel
    • Soft pics
    • Dental floss
    • Polident denture adhesive
    • Denture cleaner tablets

  • Mobile Mission

    • Deodorant
    • Women’s sanitary products

  • Outreach (warehouse)

    • Donation to repair forklift ($4,500)
    • Graphic wrap for box truck ($3,600)
    • General equipment upgrades and repairs ($2,500)
    • Kwik-Fill gas gift cards for 1 fill up of diesel fuel in box trucks ($150 each)
    • General funds for repairs to walk-in freezer and cooler ($1,000)

  • Trinity House

    • Electric Stove with oven
    • 50-inch flat screen TV with wall mount or cost to buy ($350 – $450)
    • Mentors (friends who would like to come aside guys transitioning)
    • 12-passenger Van

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Do you accept furniture?

    Unless specifically stated in our needs list, we do not accept furniture due to limited storage capabilities. We recommend contacting New Digs Ministry 717.620.9735

    Can I conduct a collection drive on your behalf?

    Of course! Please let us know about your drive by sending a quick email to info@bethesdamission.org.