Wish List


Thank you for your interest in supporting Monroe County United Ministries and strengthening our ability to provide affordable childcare and basic needs assistance. Contact Katie Broadfoot at kbroadfoot@mcum.org or 339-3429 x18 for more information about MCUM’s needs. For information about donating clothing or household items, learn more about Opportunity House.

You can find some of our most needed items on our Amazon Wish List or on the list below:

Current Needs


Childcare Needs: Baby dolls, working new or used digital camera, shoe box-sized plastic containers, 15-quart containers

Food Pantry Needs: Canned tuna, dry beans, canned meat, canned fruit, pudding

Cleaning Closet Needs: Diapers (sizes 4-6), baby wash, hair conditioner, deodorant, laundry soap, all-purpose spray cleaner, dilutable cleaner, razors, socks, feminine hygiene products, body lotion, canvas grocery bags

Childcare Program Ongoing Needs

Arts and crafts supplies: Glue sticks, liquid glue, paper (construction, tissue, colored, long rolls), Crayola crayons and washable markers, non-toxic dry erase markers.

Classroom items appropriate for ages 2-6: Dress-up clothes, puzzles, books, toys, musical instruments, items to view on a light table (slides, x-rays, etc.)

Operational Supplies: Toothbrushes (child-sized with thin handles – contact Traci Mehay for more information), batteries (AAA and AA)

Food Pantry Ongoing Needs

  • Canned meats (salmon, beef stew, chicken & dumplings)
  • Fruit juices, coffee, and other beverages
  • Baking mixes (cornbread, pancake)
  • Canned and dried fruit
  • Canned beans (black, kidney, pinto)
  • Frozen meat (1-2 pound ground beef, whole chickens)
  • Canned vegetables (carrots, greens, potatoes)

Cleaning Closet Ongoing Needs

Cleaning Supplies: Laundry soap, general household cleaners, sponges & scrubbies, bleach, mops, trash bags

Hygiene Products: Bar & liquid soap, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, shampoo, toothpaste & toothbrushes, denture cleaning supplies, lotion

For Babies: Diapers & wipes, shampoo, other baby supplies

Clothing: New socks & underwear for children & adults, men & women