Clothing & Food Suggestions

Transitional House & Mission Kitchen List

  • Sheets, Blankets, & Comforters in twin and full size
  • New Pillows
  • Rice Cooker (Large)
  • Slow Cooker
  • Laundry Baskets
  • Non-stick cookware
  • Large cookie sheets
  • Flatware/Silverware

Food Drive List

  • Canned Goods (soups, sauces, fruits, vegetables, etc)
  • Non-perishable foods (pasta, boxed goods, etc)
  • Cereals & Oatmeal
  • Flour, sugar, salt, pepper, & spices
  • Beverages (all types)
  • Cheese (sliced, shred, block, etc)
  • Butter/Margarine
  • Coffee
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Meats (fresh & canned)
  • Sturdy Fruits (apples, oranges, melons, etc)
  • Vegetables
  • Rice (bulk and non-bulk)
  • Beans (bulk and non-bulk)
  • Baby food
  • Baby formula

Personal Hygiene List

  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Bar soap
  • Washcloths
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste, Dental Floss & toothbrush
  • Shave cream
  • Disposable shavers
  • Combs / Brushes
  • Chap Stick
  • Small nail clippers
  • Band-aids
  • Q-tips
  • Feminine Products
  • Foot powder
  • Lice treatments

Personal Needs List

  • Underwear (men, women & children)
  • Socks (men, women & children)
  • Diapers & Wipes

Household Supplies List

These items are needed for our Transitional House, our Community Outreach Center, and for cleaning the churches that host our guests:

  • Rubber gloves
  • Laundry detergent
  • Laundry bleach
  • Fabric softener
  • Trash bags
  • Dish washing soap
  • Brooms/dust pans
  • Mops
  • Sponges
  • S.O.S. pads
  • Disinfectant wipes/cleansers
  • General cleansers (window, floor, degreasers, etc)
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet Paper

Mission Needs List

  • Paper cups
  • Paper plates
  • Paper bowls
  • Paper napkins
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic forks, spoons, knives
  • Individual packets of ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, relish, sugar, creamer
  • Grocery bags (paper & plastic)
  • Multipurpose Copy Paper
  • Gas Cards
  • $10 Gift Cards for department, discount, and grocery stores
  • Bus Passes
  • Batteries – all sizes
  • Laundry Baskets
  • Golf Cart for Bridge to Life Center

Backpack Drive

  • New Backpacks
  • Pencils
  • Pencil Box
  • Pencil Top Erasers
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Pink Eraser Wedge
  • 12" Ruler
  • Colored Pencils
  • Elmer's Glue Bottle
  • Box of Crayons (24 pk)
  • 1 1/2" 3-ring binder
  • Filler Paper (50 sheets)
  • Dividers with Tabs to Write On

    Clothing items can be dropped off at 2025 N Texas Street at our Thrift Store.  All other items can be dropped off at 740 Travis Blvd.  Contact Sherry@missionsolano.org for more information. 

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