Our Greatest Needs

All donations to the Center are greatly appreciated! Below is a comprehensive list of items needed for each program.  We also are grateful for merchant gift cards for client-partner or organizational needs, such as:

  • Hardware stores
  • Restaurants
  • Groceries
  • Gasoline
  • Bus passes
  • Tutoring services (Sylvan, Tutor Doctor, Mathnasium etc.)

Interested in hosting a donation drive? Contact Melissa Scott for more information. Please note we do not have the resources to pick up donations. We kindly ask that you make arrangements to drop off your donations.

For easy ordering, click here for our AmazonSmile wish list. Bonus:  AmazonSmile donates a portion of these sales back to the Ada Jenkins Center!

FACILITIES NEEDS

  • Tissues
  • Disposable plates, cups, napkins and utensils
  • Cleaning Wipes (Clorox/Lysol)
  • New AA batteries
  • Sticky Notes
  • White Copier Paper (8-1/2″ x 11″)
  • Snacks for volunteers
    • single serve chips, pretzels & crackers
    • single serve nuts, fruit bars and oatmeal
    • Low sugar juice boxes

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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

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COORDINATED SERVICES NEEDS

» Assistance programs at The Ada Jenkins Center

      • Adult diapers
      • Backpacks
      • Birthday party supplies

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WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING

      • Flash Drives
      • Post-It super sticky wall easel pads

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IT NEEDS

      • New laptops
      • New tablets
      • New/gently uses wireless mouse and keyboard

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Health Services NEEDS

» About the Ada Jenkins Free Clinic

      • Adult Toothbrushes
      • Toothpaste
      • Floss

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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)