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.

Please drop off all donations at 611 Reily Street. Thank you! New or gently used items are appreciated. 

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

    • Lawn Mower (Gas-powered, push)
    • Silverware
    • Bleach
    • Plastic trash bags (13 gal. and 30 gal.)
    • Steel-toed Work boots (sizes 9.5 – 11.5)
    • Sneakers (sizes 9.5 – 11.5)
    • Shaving Razors
    • Shaving cream (small cans)
    • Padlocks with keys for lockers
    • Toilet paper
    • Paper towels
    • Clorox wipes
    • Ensure Nutritional Drink
    • Walmart gift cards for above items

  • Women's Mission

    • Gallon size zip lock bags
    • Large clear plastic storage bins
    • Paper products
    • Hand Sanitizer/ Wipes
    • AAA batteries
    • Underwear (all sizes)
    • Alarm Clocks
    • Stamps
    • Fresh Fruit

  • Community Center

    • School Supplies
    • Book Bags
    • Uniforms
    • Board games (new)
    • Xbox1
    • Wii U
    • Nerf guns
    • Earphones
    • Gift cards
    • Commercial Keurig machine
    • For Real Milkshake Machine
    • Portable Soccer Nets
    • Soccer Balls
    • Dodge Balls

  • Food Services

    • #10 cans of vegetables
    • Ground beef, Pork, Fish
    • Oil
    • Butter
    • Sliced bread
    • Trash Bags
    • Disposable Gloves
    • Napkins
    • Floor Cleaner

  • Medical Clinic

    • Alka Seltzer Cold Medication
    • Allergy Medication
    • Anti-Fungal Cream
    • Bacitracin/Triple Antibiotic Cream/Neosporin
    • Cough Drops – Regular and Sugar Free
    • DayQuil Cold Medication
    • Hand Sanitizer (Individual size)
    • Hydrocortisone Cream
    • Ibuprofen 200mg
    • Instant Cold Packs
    • Instant Hot Packs
    • Kleenex (large boxes)
    • Multivitamins
    • Muscle Rub
    • Naproxen 220mg
    • PeptoBismol Tablets
    • Saline Nasal Spray
    • Sinus Congestion Medication
    • Toe-nail clippers
    • Tums

  • Dental Clinic

    • Polident adhesive for dentures
    • Indivuidually packaged toothbrushes (soft)
    • Travel-sized non-alcoholic mouthwash
    • Dental pics
    • Dental floss/ Flossers
    • Denture cases
    • Toothbrush holders (travel)

  • Mobile Mission

    • Sweatshirts and pants (M, L, XL)
    • Jeans (Waist Size 32, 34, 36, 38, 40)
    • Underwear (S, M, L, XL)
    • T-shirts
    • Candles
    • Sterno
    • Deodorant (men and women)
    • Flashlights

  • Outreach (warehouse)

    • Combination Hand Pump and Electric Stacker ($2,500)
    • Semi-Electric Pallet Jack ($2,000)
    • Donation to repair forklift ($4,500)
    • Graphic wrap for box truck ($3,600)
    • General equipment upgrades and repairs ($2,500)
    • General funds for repairs to walk-in freezer and cooler ($1,000)

  • Trinity House (Transitional Living)

    • Meat—1 to 2 pound packages
    • Cleaning supplies

  • Items We Do Not Need

    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

    Clothing for women — At times we will accept clothing for women, but currently, due to very limited storage space, we are not able to accept it at this time. We recommend taking it to Community Aid.

    Queen and King Size Bedding

    Tracfone Cards

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    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.

    Are there any other items you need?

    The majority of our needs are listed here. Occasionally, we will send out an email or post on Facebook about urgent needs.

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