Thank you for your interest in supporting Monroe County United Ministries and strengthening our ability to provide affordable childcare and basic needs assistance. Contact a Katie at firstname.lastname@example.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:
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
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