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

    • Underwear: shirts and pants (large, 1, 2, and 3x large)
    • Steel-toed Work boots (sizes 8 – 14)
    • Shaving Razors
    • Deodorant
    • Work gloves
    • Carpenter jeans for manual workers
    • Laundry detergent
    • Commercial Steamer
    • 5-Gallon Coolers
    • Utility Carts
    • 60-Gallon Trash Bags
    • Mop Buckets & Wringers
    • Walmart gift cards for above items

  • Women's Mission

    • Paper Products
    • Umbrellas
    • Light Bulbs
    • Stamps
    • Dishwashing Liquid
    • 1-Ride Bus Passes
    • Trash bags (33 gallons) black
    • Dish Towels
    • S.O.S. Soap Pads
    • Plastic Baggies (large & small)

  • Community Center

    • Water Bottles for individual use
    • Swimsuits and Swim trunks (new) youth sizes
    • 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
    • Hula Hoops
    • Soccer Balls
    • Dodge Balls
    • Large Cooler with Wheels for Summer Trips

  • Food Services

    • Beef, Ground Beef, Pork, Fish, Sausage, Chicken
    • #10 cans of Vegetables and Fruits
    • Butter
    • Cheese (Mozzarella)
    • Sliced Bread
    • Coffee & Coffee Creamers
    • BBQ Sauce
    • Dressings
    • Oil
    • Spices
    • Soups
    • Gravy
    • Jellies
    • Sugar

  • Medical Clinic

    • Anti-Fungal Cream
    • Alka Seltzer Cold Medication
    • Allergy Medication
    • 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
    • Saline Nasal Spray
    • Sinus Congestion Medicine
    • Toe-nail clippers

  • Dental Clinic

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

  • Mobile Mission

    • AA batteries
    • AAA batteries
    • Candles
    • Sterno
    • Socks
    • Sanitary napkins
    • Tampons
    • 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)

    • 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
    • Dish soap

  • 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.

    Do you accept 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.

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