Our Greatest Needs

All donations to the Center are greatly appreciated! Below is a comprehensive list of items needed for each program.

Interested in hosting a donation drive? Contact Melissa Scott for more information.

NEEDS BY CATEGORY

Facilities | LEARN Works | Sunshine Fund | Free Clinic | IT | Pantry Needs

FACILITIES NEEDS

  • Individually packed snacks for volunteers
  • Tissues
  • Disposable plates, cups, napkins and utensils
  • Cleaning Wipes (Clorox/Lysol)
  • Gift Cards to Lowe’s & Walmart to fund maintenance projects

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LEARN WORKS NEEDS

» About LEARN Works

  • Instant cold packs
  • Band aids
  • Small paper plates & napkins
  • Construction paper
  • 12 easel style dry erase boards and dry erase markers
  • Exercise balls
  • Jump ropes and Hula Hoops
  • 4 Heavy duty pencil sharpeners
  • Incentives for students:
    • Fast food restaurant gift cards
    • Mancala game
    • Sorry spin game
    • Movie tickets

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COORDINATED SERVICES NEEDS

» Assistance programs at The Ada Jenkins Center

      • Gas gift cards ($10)
      • Grocery Store/Walmart gift cards ($10-$20)
      • Diapers (all sizes)

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WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING

      • Gas cards/bus passes to get to interviews ($10)
      • Flash Drives
      • Business’s to partner with us – share job openings

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IT NEEDS

      • New laptops
      • iPads

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Health Services NEEDS

» About the Ada Jenkins Free Clinic

      • Latex Free Gloves (Sizes S, M & L)
      • Digital blood pressure machines
      • Blood sugar machines and test strips
      • Gas Cards for Client-Partners to drive to medical appointments ($10)

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LOAVES & FISHES GREATEST NEEDS

All donations must UN-OPENED and NOT EXPIRED. Any questions, please contact Heidi Acker, Pantry Coordinator at ext. 136

  • Hygiene/Cleaning Products
    • Toilet Paper
    • Diapers (all sizes)
    • Shampoo
    • Conditioner
    • Laundry detergent
    • Dish soap
    • Toothpaste
    • Toothbrush
    • Body wash/soap
    • Feminine products
    • Deodorant
    • Razors
    • Lotion
  • Food Products
    • Healthy Oils
    • Canned Meat (canned tuna, canned chicken, canned salmon, etc.)
    • Canned Fruit (in its own juice or no sugar added – not in heavy syrup)
    • Low Sodium Canned Vegetables
    • Dried Beans
    • Healthy Grains or Rice
    • Pasta (whole grain preferred)
    • Pasta Sauce & tomatoes
    • Cereal
    • Oatmeal/Grits
    • 100% Fruit Juice (Bottled)