What to Donate

After a calamity, people may not have access to basic necessities readily available to them. So here is a list of suggested items that will help people with their immediate needs to get through the next few days.

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  • Water
  • Granola bars
  • Easy open canned goods (pop tops)
  • Potato chips (individually wrapped)
  • Crackers (individually wrapped)
  • Fruit cups (easy open)
  • Dried fruits/nuts
  • Cup Noodles


  • Hand/baby Wipes
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Toothbrushes (individually wrapped)
  • Toothpastes (Travel size)
  • Shampoos (Travel size)
  • Deodorants
  • Soaps
  • Toilet paper (individually wrapped)
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Paper towels

Do not pack

  • Expired items
  • Perishable items
  • (cheese, dairy, fresh fruits)
  • Ethnic foods
  • Bulky items