Frequently Needed Items

Homeless and at-risk veterans who obtain housing need not only furniture and food but also many other items that make a living place functional.  We assemble these items into the kits below to help facilitate an easy transition into a new space.                   

 But we always need some items more than others, because of the ebb and flow of donations. Here is a link to the most current critical needs.                

MORATORIUM ON CLOTHING DONATIONS. Your generosity has overwhelmed our capacity. Reluctantly, we are going to have to stop taking clothing donations for some period of time, until we are able to find additional warehouse space. The good news is how the people of Milwaukee have opened their hearts to the homeless and at-risk veterans we help. But for the time being, we just have to limit donations to furniture, household items and non-perishable food, especially items on our hot list. Thank you for understanding. It's a good problem to have.

We can always use donations of any of the items below.


General Towel Kit

  • 2 Bath towels
  • 2 Hand towels
  • 2 Wash cloths
  • 1 Shower curtain liner
  • 1 Set of rings for shower curtain
  • 1 Toiletry bag
  • 1 Roll toilet paper (if available)
  • 1 Tissue (if available) 

General Kitchen Kit

  • 1 Can opener
  • 5 Spoons
  • 5 Knives
  • 5 Forks
  • Plates
  • Cups
  • Glasses
  • Bowls
  • Pots
  • Pans
  • Spatula
  • Peeler
  • Cleaning sponges or scrub pads
  • Dish soap
  • Dish towel
  • Steak or paring knife

Additional Household Items

  • Pillows (new)
  • Sheets
  • Blankets
  • Small Kitchen appliances
  • Irons & ironing boards
  • Lamps
  • Bath Mats
  • Rugs
  • Kitchen storage containers
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Crockpot
  • Laundry hamper
  • Cutting board
  • Pitcher
  • Bake ware
  • Grater
  • Colander/Strainer
  • Pizza cutter
  • Hot pads
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Foil
  • Plastic wrap
  • Baggies
  • Broom/dustpan
  • Vacuum

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