Wish List for People In Need

Catholic Charities Distribution Center

Catholic Charities serves nearly 20,000 people every year with a diverse range of programs, offering basic necessities and help in moving toward greater stability. Our programs and the people we serve rely on the community for gifts of time and treasure. Several items are always needed to continue our services to men, women and children. In whatever way you choose to give, thank you for your positive impact on the lives of those most in need.

Donating to the Catholic Charities Distribution Center

If you have any questions or are planning a drive to collect specific items, please contact our distribution center personnel to get the current up to date information on the most immediate needs of our agency.

The Distribution Center is located 341 Chester St. St. Paul, MN 55107. Please call (612) 204-8295 for directions and to arrange drop off time.

Catholic Charities Distribution Center Needs-Spring 2018

New Clothing Items for Older Teens and Adults:

Sweatpants or Activity Pants, sizes Medium-4XL, male and female
Underwear—all sizes, both male and female
For women—sports type bras are desired
Men’s Jeans/Pants—all sizes
Socks-male and female
Belts
Flip Flops or Shower type shoes (larger sizes especially needed)

New Clothing Items for Children and Younger Teens:

Especially needed—basketball type shorts, sweatpants, and activity pants—all sizes (boys and girls)
Shoes—athletic, Toddler sizes through Big Kids sizes
Underwear-all sizes Toddler-XL, boys and girls
Socks—especially crew type

Baby/Newborns:

Diapers (greatly needed sizes 4, and 5)
Baby Wipes (prefer unscented or sensitive)
Baby Bottles
Sippy Cups
Baby Bibs

Hygiene Items:

Ethnic Hair Care Products
Deodorant
Lotion
Feminine products (emphasis on tampons)
Foot Powder
Toothpaste (large size)
Shaving Cream and Razors
Travel size hygiene items always accepted
Denture Cleaner
Dental Adhesive

New Household Items:

Fans
Sheet Sets—Queen size
Mattress pads (twin, full, and queen)
Air Bed Mattresses (twin, full/queen)
Bath and Hand Towels
Pots and Pans (individual or sets)
Food Storage Containers
Kitchen size Wastebaskets
Tension Rods for Shower Curtains
Shower Curtains with Liners and Hooks
Rice Cookers
Blenders

Miscellaneous Items:

Wallets and Billfolds
Water Bottles
Journals
Activity Sets/Craft Sets/Art Sets
Fidgets or Sensory type items, ex. Stress relievers, googly balls, etc.
Expandable filing folders for organizing
Colored Pencils
Markers
Binder Dividers

Gift Cards:

Walmart
Target
Grocery Store

If you have any questions or are planning a drive to collect specific items, please contact our distribution center personnel to get the current up to date information on our agencies most immediate needs.

Catholic Charities Distribution Center: 612-204-8295

About used items

Effective February 1, 2014, Catholic Charities no longer accepts used items. For your convenience, we have listed local organizations that will accept used items.

St. Vincent de Paul Society,
2939 12th Ave. So.
www.svdpmpls.org

Salvation Army
3740 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis, MN
www.salvationarmynorth.org

Sabathani Community Center,
M-F 9a-4p
310 East 38th St.
Minneapolis, MN
www.sabathani.org

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