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.

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)