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

    • Towels
    • Washcloths
    • Bibles
      • Recovery Bibles
      • Study Bibles
      • Large-print Bibles
      • Spanish Language Bibles (NVI)
    • Water bottles
    • Flip Flops/Shower Shoes (L, XL)
    • Work boots
    • Sneakers
    • All Purpose Cleaner
    • Trash Bags (60 Gallon)Towels
    • 1 Air Conditioning 12000 btu window unit

  • Women's Mission

    • White Trash Bags  (3 & 13 Gallon)
    • Paper Products
    • Dishwashing Liquid
    • Stamps
    • Dish Cloths
    • Light Bulbs
    • Batteries (AA & AAA)
    • Dish Towels

  • Community Center

    • Big area rugs (new)
    • School year supplies
    • Markers
    • Art Supplies (acrylic paint etc.)
    • Video Game supplies: Wii U, Nintendo Switch, XBox 1, Playstation 4, games)
    • Sleeping Bags
    • Commercial pop up tents
    • Classroom chairs
    • Flat screen TV

  • Food Services

    • #10 cans of fruit and vegetables
    • #10 cans of beans and tomato sauce
    • Pancake Mix
    • Instant Mashed Potatoes
    • Beef, Pork, Fish, Sausage, Hamburger, Chicken
    • Butter
    • Cheese (Mozzarella)
    • Tuna
    • Fresh or Frozen vegetables
    • Fresh fruit
    • Sugar
    • BBQ Sauce
    • Dressings
    • Commercial Steamer
    • Blender
    • 10 oz Cereal Bowls
    • Cafeteria Trays
    • 5-Gallon Coolers
    • Utility Carts
    • 2000 BTU Oven
    • 36” wide six-burner gas range
    • 20 Metal stacking chairs with vinyl
    • 60-Gallon trash bags
    • All purpose cleaner
    • Dish soap

  • 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
    • Ice Packs
    • 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 (Dollar Store)
    • Soft toothbrushes
    • Orajel
    • Soft pics
    • Dental floss
    • Polident denture adhesive
    • Denture cleaner tablets

  • Mobile Mission

    • Toilet Paper
    • Water Bottles
    • Lunch meat
    • Plastic mats (woven from plastic bags)
    • Sleeping Bags
    • Tarp

  • 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

    • 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

  • 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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