Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter Wish List


The list below is updated regularly and reflects the resources and supplies that are most needed at the Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter. Your support enables us to better serve the residents at the shelter.

At this time, we are only able to accept new, unused items unless otherwise noted.

Urgent Needs
  • Individual bottles of water (cases)
  • Hand towels (new or gently used)
  • Sandbox with cover
  • Sand and sand toys
  • Picnic table for children
  • Tricycles, cozy coupes or big wheels ride-on-toys that toddlers can use on the paved area inside the playground fence
  • Play tunnel toy for toddlers to crawl through
  • Snacks for children
  • Coffee urn (40 cup)
  • Coffee
  • Single serving snacks (healthy options preferred)
  • Bulk snacks for kids (i.e. animal crackers, pretzels, ready made popcorn)
  • Paper products
    • Styrofoam plates (9″) – need 120 per day/840 per week
    • Styrofoam cups (10 oz. hot/cold) – need 100 per day/700 per week
    • Paper napkins – need 3 packs per day/21 packs per week
    • Plastic forks, spoons and knives – need 100 of each per day/700 of each per week
  • Meat (ground beef/turkey/chicken, pork chops, meatballs, hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage)
  • Lunch meat (beef/turkey bologna and ham)
  • Cereal
  • Tomato sauce
  • Juice boxes
Perishable Food Items
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit
  • Meat
    • Ground beef/turkey/chicken
    • Pork chops
    • Meatballs
    • Hamburgers
    • Hot Dogs
    • Sausage
  • Lunch meat
    • Bologna
    • Turkey
    • Chicken
    • Salami
    • Roast Beef
Non-perishable Food Items
  • #10 (96 oz.) cans of tomato sauce
  • #10 (96 oz.) cans of vegetables
  • #10 (96 oz.) cans of fruit
  • Canned beans/chili
  • Cereal
  • Cooking spices
  • Vegetable/olive oil
  • Salad dressing
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Single serving snacks (healthy options preferred)
  • Bulk snacks for kids (i.e. animal crackers, pretzels, ready made popcorn)
  • Crackers
  • Coffee
  • Creamer
  • Sugar packets
  • Condiments
  • Individual bottles of water (cases)
  • Juice boxes
Disposable Tableware, Etc.
  • Coffee stirrers
  • Styrofoam plates
  • Cups (9 oz. plastic cold cups and 8 oz. Styrofoam hot/cold cups)
  • Paper napkins
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Aluminum foil
  • Saran wrap
  • Ziploc storage bags (all sizes)
Clothing & Shoes
  • Men’s sneakers/shoes (sizes 9 to 13)
  • Kids shoes (all sizes)
  • Pajamas (all sizes; men, women and children)
  • Women’s underwear (all sizes)
  • Coats (all sizes; men, women and children)
  • Socks (all sizes; men, women and children)
  • Sweaters (all sizes; men, women and children)
  • Jeans for women (sizes 2 to 28)
  • Jeans for men (all sizes)
  • Thermals (all sizes)
Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies
  • Pine-Sol
  • Swiffer WetJet pads
  • Clorox bleach
  • Laundry detergent
  • Fabric softener sheets
  • Dish soap
  • Glass cleaner
  • Trash bags (8 and 30 gallon)
  • Hand soap (pump)
  • Brooms
  • Mop heads
Personal Items
  • Bedding
    • Crib sheets
    • Sheet sets (twin and full)
    • Pillow cases
    • Pillows (new or gently used)
  • Towels, hand towels and washcloths (new or gently used)
  • Shower curtain liners
  • Toilet paper
Baby Items
  • Baby wipes
  • Formula
  • Diapers (sizes 3-4)
Other Items
  • Board games for children and teens

 

Drop-Off Instructions

Please call the Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter at 215-949-1727 at least twenty-four hours before you plan to drop off your donation so that we can be prepared for your arrival. The shelter is located at 7 Library Way, Levittown, PA 19055.

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