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 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

    • Bath towels
    • New underwear (L & XL)
    • 20 Metal stacking chairs with vinyl
    • Commercial Steamer
    • 12 oz Cereal Bowls
    • Cafeteria Trays
    • 5-Gallon Coolers
    • Utility Carts
    • 60-Gallon trash bags
    • Bleach
    • All purpose cleaner
    • Dish soap
    • Food
      • Beef, Pork, Fish, Sausage, Hamburger, Chicken, Tuna
      • Butter
      • Cheese (Mozzarella)
      • Fresh vegetables
      • Fresh fruit
      • #10 cans of fruit and vegetables
      • Instant Mashed Potatoes
      • Sugar
      • Coffee creamers
      • Coffee
      • Pancake Mix & Syrup
      • BBQ Sauce, Ketchup, Hot sauce
      • Dressings
      • Spices
      • Juice, Iced tea, Lemonade

  • Women's Mission

    • Paper Products
    • Bibles (Recovery Bibles)
    • Spiral Notebooks
    • Sharpies
    • Journals
    • Stamps
    • Webster Dictionaries
    • Cooking Spices
    • Trash bags (33 gallons)
    • Light Bulbs
    • Twin Sheets
    • Towels
    • Washcloths
    • Plastic Food Containers, w/lids (all sizes)
    • Plastic Baggies (large & small)
    • Dishwashing Liquid
    • Leslie Sanson (3 mile walk fast tape)

  • Community Center

    • School Supplies
    • Book Bags
    • Uniforms
    • Fall decorations
    • Board games (new)
    • Nerf guns
    • Earphones
    • Gift cards

  • Food Services

    • Beef, Pork, Fish, Sausage, Hamburger, Chicken, Tuna
    • Butter
    • Cheese (Mozzarella)
    • Fresh vegetables
    • Fresh fruit
    • #10 cans of fruit and vegetables
    • Instant Mashed Potatoes
    • Sugar
    • Coffee creamers
    • Coffee
    • Pancake Mix & Syrup
    • BBQ Sauce, Ketchup, Hot sauce
    • Dressings
    • Spices
    • Juice, Iced tea, Lemonade

  • Medical Clinic

    • Anti-Fungal Cream
    • Bacitracin/Triple Antibiotic Cream/Neosporin
    • Cough Drops – Regular and Sugar Free
    • DayQuil Cold Medication
    • Hand Sanitizer (Individual size)
    • Hydrocortisone Cream
    • Instant Cold Packs
    • Instant Hot Packs
    • Kleenex
    • Multivitamins
    • Muscle Rub
    • Saline Nasal Spray
    • Toe-nail clippers

  • Dental Clinic

    • Small bottles of non-alcoholic mouthwash
    • Biotene dry rinse mouthwash
    • Black sunglasses for guests to cover their eyes during Dental procedures (Dollar Store)
    • Soft toothbrushes
    • Orajel
    • Soft pics
    • Dental floss
    • Small tubes of Poligrip and Denture adhesive super hold
    • Denture cleaner tablets
    • Toothbrush holders for the heads of the toothbrushes

  • Mobile Mission

    • Tarps
    • Hoodies
    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Toilet paper
    • AA & AAA Batteries
    • Underwear (Men’s & Women’s – all sizes)
    • Razors
    • Deodorant
    • Flashlights

  • 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 (Transitional Living)

    • Employers who are willing to give a person who is trying to change his life a career opportunity
    • Mentors (friends who would like to come aside guys transitioning)
    • Beef – 1 to 2 pound packages
    • Chicken – small packs of parts (legs, thighs, breasts)
    • Pork – small packs
    • Paper towels – single roll packs
    • Toilet paper (single rolls)
    • 60 gallon trash bags
    • Dish soap

  • Christmas Wish List

    • Small Christmas tree with decorations (Trinity House)
    • Other Christmas decorations for Christmas at Italian Lake (contact jhenry@bethesdamission.org for details)
    • Women’s bathrobes, slippers, pajamas/nightgowns
    • Men’s sweatshirts, socks, gloves, underwear
    • Gingerbread houses (Community Center)
    • Children’s board games, Nerf guns, earphones
    • Gift cards (ie. Walmart, Giant)

  • 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.

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