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 Mary Jean Holwager at mjholwager@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 and our ongoing needs are listed below:

Compass Early Learning Center

  • Tissue Paper
  • Paper Plates
  • Old calendars with pictures
  • Construction Paper
  • Cotton Balls

Food Pantry Ongoing Needs

  • Reusable/Cloth Bags
  • Canned Meat (Tuna, chicken, beef)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Dried Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Cereal
  • Ready to eat soups / chilli / pasta
  • Frozen meat (1-2 pound ground beef, whole chickens)
  • Canned vegetables (carrots, greens, potatoes)

Cleaning Closet Ongoing Needs

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Razors
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Wipes
  • Dishsoap
  • Diapers, sizes 5 & 6
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Shaving Cream
  • Sponges

Small/Hotel Sized Toiletries

Did you know…. the Self-Sufficieny Center hands out small/hotel sized toiletries to folks that come into the food pantry?

If you have any unused small/hotel sized shampoos, conditioners, soaps, or lotions from your travels, please bring them in! It helps us provide our clients with a little something ‘extra’ during their visit.