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 donations@austinhumanistsatwork.org.

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Last updated: Friday, August 8, 2019

Next giveaway: Sunday, August 18, 2019

Green Light (we really need these items!):
*Sunscreen
*Nail clippers
*Condoms
*Non-perishable grab and go foods
*Grab and go fruit for the day of the Giveaway
Shampoo
Conditioner
Lip balm
Toilet paper
Women’s underwear
Combs/brushes/hair picks (brushes and combs for all hair types)
Hair oil/ leave-in conditioners for coarse hair
Hair elastics
Emergency blankets
Men’s underwear
Insect repellent
Notepads
Pens


*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):
Deodorant
Women’s socks
Men’s socks
Tissues
Toothpaste
Hand-sanitizer
Mouthwash, dental floss

Red Light (we don’t need any more of these items right now):
Soap & body wash
Toothbrush covers
Lotion
Toothbrushes
Razors
First aid kits
Baby wipes
Cotton balls
Q-tips
Floss picks
All feminine hygiene
All plastic Ziploc style bags