Travel size:

  • shampoo
  • conditioner
  • soap & body wash
  • lotion
  • lip balm
  • toothpaste
  • toothbrush (with cover)
  • floss or dental picks
  • sunscreen
  • bug repellant
  • body wipes
  • tissues
  • hand sanitizer
  • cotton balls & q-tips
  • first aid kits

Other personal hygiene:

  • toilet paper
  • nail clippers
  • nail files
  • hair combs
  • small brushes
  • hair elastics
  • feminine hygiene (panty-liners, pads, tampons, personal care wipes)
  • large packs of unscented baby wipes
  • new or clean and gently used bath towels, hand towels, washcloths
  • sandwich and quart size sealing storage bags

Food:

  • grab and go snacks: non-perishable
    • granola bars
    • crackers
    • protein bars
    • beef jerky
    • fruit squeeze pouches
    • nuts
    • trail mixes
    • tuna meal kits
    • chicken meal kits
    • meal replacement shakes
  • Food donations donated at the giveaway only
    • fruit; bananas, oranges, apples…
    • donuts, baked goods (easy serve items that require no cutlery)
    • boiled eggs
    • breakfast tacos
    • sandwiches

Gettin’ Knotty: knitted, crocheted, woven, sewn, crafted:

  • hats
  • gloves
  • scarves
  • socks
  • blankets
  • sleeping mats
  • yarn
  • fleece fabric

Miscellaneous: new or clean and gently used

  • pens
  • paper pads
  • books
  • magazines
  • backpacks
  • suitcases
  • reusable grocery bags
  • thick plastic grocery bags
  • sleeping bags
  • sleeping mats
  • sheets

Clothing: new or clean and gently used, casual clothing.  We can’t use children’s clothing, suits, business dress or dressy attire.

  • T-shirts
  • jeans
  • pants
  • light jackets
  • rain coats
  • bras
  • underwear
  • socks
  • shoes (casual)
  • sneaker
  • house shoes

Summer Clothing:  new or clean and gently used casual clothing. We can’t use children’s clothing, suits, business dress or dressy attire.

  • tank tops
  • shorts
  • sandals

Warmth Drive items/ winter: new or clean and gently used casual clothing. We can’t use children’s clothing, suits, business dress or dressy attire.

  • emergency blanketsAustin Humanists at Work December 2016 Giveaway
  • blankets
  • sleeping bags
  • gloves
  • hats
  • coats
  • sweatshirts
  • sweaters
  • pants (never have enough men’s)
  • jeans (never have enough men’s)
  • long sleeve shirts
  • thermal underwear
  • warm socks
  • boots

 

For a list of items we need immediately for the next giveaway, see our What Do We Need? page