Welcome to our traffic light shopping guide! Below is a list of our staple items, which is updated (at least) monthly.
Do you have items that you’d like to donate? Please visit our Donate page to find the best way to get them to us.
If you’re not in the Austin area or prefer to order your donation online, please visit our Amazon Wish List. If you click Filter & Sort, then Priority, the list will match the traffic light guide: High Priority = Green Light, Medium Priority = Yellow Light, and Low Priority = Red Light.
Your donation is tax-deductible! We are a 501(c)(3) organization.
For a complete list of everything we do and don’t accept, please see our Donate page.
As of February 24th, 2019, we cannot accept clothing (t-shirts, jeans, shorts, etc.). We continue to accept accessories that can can be placed on our giveaway line, such as socks, underwear, bras, shoes, belts, hats, etc. If you’re not sure whether to donate a certain item, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated: Friday, December 9, 2019
*Non-perishable grab and go foods
*Hair oil/ leave-in conditioners for coarse hair
*Grab and go fruit for the day of the Giveaway
Men’s underwear (boxer brief style has been requested)
*means that we are completely out of these items!
Yellow Light (we probably have enough of these items, but a few more wouldn’t hurt):
Mouthwash, dental floss
Red Light (we don’t need any more of these items right now):
Soap & body wash
Combs/brushes/hair picks (brushes and combs for all hair types)
First aid kits
All feminine hygiene items
All plastic Ziploc style bags