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

    • Razors
    • Boxer shorts (L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
    • T-shirts: white or colored (L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
    • Socks (mostly white)
    • Sleeping bags
    • Blankets
    • Dry mops (both sizes along with the poles)
    • 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

    • Twin-sized sheets
    • Pillows (new)
    • Umbrellas, Rain ponchos
    • Boots
    • New Bras and Underwear (all sizes)
    • Small Lamps for nightstands
    • Alarm clocks
    • Curling Irons, Flat Irons
    • Heavy Winter Socks, Gloves, Hats
    • Postal Stamps
    • Paper Products
    • Cold and Flu Medicine
    • Cough Syrup (Alcohol-Free)
    • Cough Drops
    • Tissues
    • Multi-Cultural Gospel CD’s
    • Adult Coloring Books
    • Body Wash
    • Pill Organizer

  • Community Center

    • School Supplies (especially teen supplies, 5 star notebooks, mechanical pencils)
    • Classroom trash cans
    • Dry erase markers
    • Sharpies
    • Folding chairs
    • New acrylic paint/art supplies
    • Colorful duct tape
    • New dish towels & hot pads
    • 2.5 liter glass lined stainless coffee dispenser
    • Teen competitive swimsuits
    • Goggles for swim club
    • Lifeway & Michaels gift cards
    • Basketball nets
    • 5″ rubber four-square/Gaga balls
    • First Act guitars (5)
    • New Century Version Bibles
    • Adventure Bibles & “The Brick” Bible
    • HDMI cable
    • TV with HDMI hookup
    • Blenders
    • New pots and pans
    • New furniture for teen area
    • Healthy foods (fruits and veggies)

  • 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

    • Blankets
    • Sweatshirts with hoods
    • Gloves
    • Long underwear
    • T-Shirts
    • Boxer Shorts
    • Socks
    • Deodorant
    • Toothbrushes

  • 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

    • 50-inch flat screen TV with wall mount
    • Mentors (friends who would like to come aside guys transitioning)
    • Electric Stove
    • 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.