Collections for Spring Mitzvah Day 2014
Food for Our Daily Bread
Our Daily Bread serves low-income families in the area.
- Cereal, oatmeal, pancake/biscuit mix
- Cheese, Spaghetti-Os, Ravioli
- Pizza kits
- Canned chicken/meat/tuna, Hamburger Helper
- Rice, mashed potatoes
- Canned chili or stew
- Dried beans
- Pasta and pasta sauces, canned tomato products
- Canned fruit
- Jello, pudding, pie fillings, cake/cookie/brownie mixes, packaged cookies
- Coffee, tea, powdered/evaporated milk, juice, Gatorade, powdered drink mixes
- Crackers, pretzels, popcorn, granola bars
- Sugar, flour, oil
- Laundry detergent, toilet paper, shampoo, toothpaste, tooth brushes, dish detergent, paper towels, soap
Career Clothes provides professional clothing for those in poverty for jobs and job interviews.
- New or gently used men’s and women’s business clothes, large sizes preferred, but all welcome
- Dress shoes for men and women
The clothes collected are for local elementary schools serving high proportion of students in free and reduced lunch program.
NOTE: Please, no used underwear or socks or other personal clothing. No swimming suits, flip flops.
- Elementary age kids’ summer clothes such as tops, shorts, pants
- Children’s shoes, all sizes, all seasons
The Alternative house is an emergency teen shelter, homeless youth, and young mothers.
- Cleaning products (laundry detergent, bleach, paper towels, sponges, mops, trash bags)
- Child care products (diapers size 4, 5, and 6, pull-ups, training pants, wipes)
- Miscellaneous (toilet paper, batteries, pots and pans, Ziploc bags, aluminum foil)
Bikes For The World makes bikes affordable and available to lower income people in developing countries
- Bicycles of all types and sizes in repairable or better condition
- Spare parts, bicycle tools, bike stands
- Bike accessories (helmets, locks, pumps, rack, etc.)
Items collected are for pet rescue groups that save the lives of homeless and abandoned pets.
- For dogs: collars, leashes, harnesses, beds, crates, chew toys
- For cats: carriers, canned cat food, cat treats, toys, litter and litter boxes, scoops, beds
- General supplies: towels and blankets, paper towels, large trash bags, disinfectant cleaner, disposable plastic gloves
Donations of t-shirts will be used for making reusable t-shirt bags.
- Gently used t-shirts, all sizes, to make into reusable carrying bags