DONATIONS WE ACCEPT

Everything we do at the Franciscan Center is dependent upon generous donations from our community. All items must be new and unwrapped, unless otherwise stated below. Donations may be dropped off at 101 W. 23rd Street, Monday through Friday, between 10:00am and 1:00pm. If you prefer to ship your donation directly to us, you can shop our Amazon.com Wish List HERE.

For more information, please contact Gift-In-Kind Coordinator Angela Hall, at AHall@fcbmore or 410-467-5340 ext. 113.

 

BABY ITEMS

  • Baby Food
  • Baby Powder
  • Clothes (new or gently used)
  • Diapers (various sizes, 1 – 4)
  • Formula
  • Shoes
  • Wipes

CHILDREN’S BOOKS (NEW OR GENTLY USED)

The Mary Lacy Fetting Children’s Library is located on the second floor of the Franciscan Center. It is a safe space for children to read, draw, or play games while their parents/guardians wait to receive our services. All books are free for children to take home, and do not need to be returned. Help us encourage literacy by donating new or gently used children’s books.

CLOTHING & SHOES (NEW OR GENTLY USED)

We are happy to accept gently used, seasonally appropriate clothing – including shoes – for men, women, and children in all sizes. New and unwrapped underwear, undershirts, and socks are needed year-round.

In the warmer months we need:

  • Jackets
  • Pants (light weight)
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeved tops
  • Sleeveless tops
  • Sundresses
  • Etc.

In the colder months we need:

  • Boots
  • Coats
  • Flannel Shirts
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Jeans
  • Pajamas
  • Scarves
  • Sweatpants
  • Sweatshirts
  • Thermals
  • Etc.

FOOD

  • Beans (canned or dry)
  • Canned fish (regular and water packed)
  • Canned fruit (regular and low sugar)
  • Canned meat
  • Canned vegetables
  • Frozen meat (ground beef or turkey)
  • Frozen vegetables
  • Hot or cold cereal (regular and low sugar)
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Milk
  • Pasta (regular and whole grain)
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Rice (white and brown)
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Soup (regular and low sodium)
  • Vegetables (fresh or frozen)

HOUSEHOLD ITEMS (NEW OR GENTLY USED)

  • Bedding
  • Blankets
  • Dishware
  • Small appliances

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

  • Backpacks
  • Colored Pencils
  • Compasses
  • Composition Notebooks
  • Crayons
  • Glue Sticks
  • Large Pink Erasers
  • Loose Leaf Paper
  • #2 Pencils (pre-sharpened)
  • Pencil Cases
  • Pencil Sharpeners
  • Pocket folders
  • Safety Scissors
  • Subject Dividers
  • 3×5 Index Cards
  • Three Ring Binders (2” – 3”)
  • Tissues

SUITS (NEW OR GENTLY USED)

Our Attire-4-Hire program provides men with free professional clothing for funerals, graduations, job interviews, or other formal occasions. All sizes are needed, but especially big and tall/extra large sizes.

  • Belts
  • Blazers
  • Dress Shirts
  • Dress Shoes
  • Dress Socks
  • Suits
  • Ties

TOILETRIES/PERSONAL CARE ITEMS

  • Adult Diapers/Depends (needed for both men and women in various sizes)
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable razors
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Hairbrushes & Combs
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hand Towels
  • Lotion
  • Nutritional supplements (Ensure/Boost)
  • Shampoo & Conditioner (regular and travel size)
  • Soap
  • Sunscreen
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Washcloths

 

WINE AT THE SHRINE

October 15, 2022 at the Shrine of St. Anthony

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