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.

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Last updated: Monday, December 10, 2018

Next giveaway: Sunday, December 16, 2018

Green Light (we really need these items!):
*Heat packs
*Lip balm
*Nail clippers
First aid kits
Emergency blankets
Toothbrush covers
Men’s socks
Men’s underwear
Women’s underwear
Women’s socks
Body wipes
Dental floss/floss picks/mouthwash
Light & super plus tampons

*means that we are completely out of these items!

Warmth Drive Items: In addition to the items listed above, please consider donating the following items to the ATXHAW 2018 Warmth Drive. We’ve included these items under the green light because they are constantly in demand throughout the winter.
Warm clothing: sweaters, sweatshirts, sweatpants, hoodies, thermals, jackets, heavy coats, insulated pants
Warm accessories: heavy socks, gloves, scarves/neck wraps, hats
Misc.: sleeping bags, blankets, ponchos, umbrellas, tents

Yellow Light (we probably have enough of these items, but a few more wouldn’t hurt):
Combs & brushes
Insect repellent
Hand sanitizer
All other feminine hygiene items (all pads, regular & super tampons, pantiliners)

Red Light (we don’t need any more of these items right now):
Soap & body wash
Hair elastics
Cotton balls & q-tips
Toilet paper