**DUE DO COVID-19: we have shifted to giving out bagged items for our giveaways.  Everything in the list below in blue we will have enough supplies to add to our bags, everything in red are items we want to add but don’t have enough for every bag, everything in black are items we will not be putting in the bags but will take when we have supply, and then all that are struck through we currently are not collecting and handing out.**

Travel size:

  • shampoo
  • conditioner
  • bar soap/ body wash
  • washcloth
  • lotion
  • hair oil
  • lip balm
  • deodorant
  • toothpaste
  • toothbrush
  • toothbrush covers
  • floss or dental picks
  • shaving razors
  • shaving cream
  • condoms
  • sunscreen
  • bug repellent
  • body wipes
  • tissues
  • hand sanitizer
  • cotton balls & q-tips
  • first aid kits

Other personal hygiene:

  • toilet paper
  • nail clippers
  • nail files
  • hair combs
  • hair picks
  • small brushes
  • hair elastics
  • menstrual products (pantyliner, 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, nothing that requires cooking, or a can opener, pull tab, or tear pouches
    • granola bars
    • crackers
    • protein bars
    • Slim Jims or softer meat sticks
    • fruit squeeze pouches
    • fruit snacks
    • nuts
    • trail mixes
    • nut butters
    • Vienna sausages
    • tuna meal kits
    • chicken meal kits
    • meal replacement shakes
    • juice
    • shelf stables milks
    • bottled water
  • Food donations donated at the giveaway only
    • fruit; bananas, oranges, apples…
    • donuts, baked goods (individually packaged)
    • 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
  • sunglasses
  • brimmed hats
  • magnifying glasses
  • reusable bottles
  • backpacks
  • rolling suitcases
  • reusable grocery bags
  • thick plastic grocery bags
  • sleeping bags
  • sleeping mats
  • sleeping mats
  • sheets
  • tarps
  • 1-4 person tents

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

  • light jackets
  • rain coats
  • bras
  • belts
  • underwear (men’s and woman’s: small, medium, large, and x-large)
  • socks (men’s and woman’s)
  • shoes (casual)
  • work boots
  • sneakers
  • sandals/ flip flops (not dressy)
  • house shoes

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