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Our Wishlist

Drop-off Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday – Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 945 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28206

Email Christine DeLia with questions

We are unable to accept clothing, household, or furniture donations; please contact Crisis Assistance Ministry at 704-371-3001

Our Greatest Need

For UMC at 945 N College St:

  • Aerosol Deodorant (can be shared at the shower desk)
  • Toothpaste
  • Rain Ponchos
  • Cough Drops
  • Scrubs (to wear while clothes are being washed)
  • Tents – new or gently used
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Bug Spray
  • Backpacks – adult, new or gently used
  • Bottled Water
  • Travel size soap
  • Cold Medicine
  • Reading Glasses
  • Pain Relievers: ibuprofen & acetaminophen
  • Underwear – Adult sizes
  • Men’s Belts
  • Welcome Home Kits for newly housed neighbors

Shop on your own, or use our easy Amazon Wishlist or Share Charlotte Give Shop to send items directly to the main campus!

For Housing Programs (Moore Place and Scattered Site):

Items for ‘Fresh Start Kits,’ easing tenants’ basic expenses. Email Martha Ryden for more information or order directly from the Housing Programs Amazon Wish List

  • Multi-purpose Cleaner
  • Toilet Tissue & Paper Towels
  • Dish Detergent
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Toothpaste & Toothbrushes
  • Large Trash Bags
  • Shampoo


Moore Place and Scattered-Site Apartments

Items for ‘Fresh Start Kits,’ easing tenants’ basic expenses. Email Ashley Brown for more information or order directly from the Housing Programs Amazon Wish List

  • Dish Detergent
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Multi-purpose Cleaner
  • Toothpaste & Toothbrushes
  • Large Trash Bags
  • Toilet Tissue & Paper Towels
  • Shampoo

Other needs:

  • Cooking utensils
  • Tickets or memberships to local sporting events, performances, museums, movie passes, etc.
    Access to these recreational opportunities are beyond the limited means of our residents. These activities provide recreational and therapeutic benefit to our residents, as well as help them fully participate in the life of our city.

For more information and drop off hours, please contact Ashley Brown, Tenant Services Coordinator

Over the Counter Medications*

  • Cough Drops
  • Pain Relievers – Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Acetaminophen
  • Non-Drowsy Antihistamines – Claritin, Allegra, Zyrtec
  • Decongestants – Sudafed or Sudafed PE
  • Cough/cold – Dayquil, Nyquil gelcaps
  • Antacids – Rolaids, Tums, Pepcid, Prilosec
  • Hemorrhoid cream
  • Anti-diarrheal
  • Anti-yeast cream

*Generics, no liquids

Personal Care

  • Men’s razors
  • Foot powder
  • Spray deodorant
  • Feminine hygiene products

General Requests

  • Reading glasses
  • Backpacks
  • Towels & washcloths
  • Scrubs (new or gently used)
  • White socks (new, men’s and women’s)
  • Gloves and hats
  • Gain liquid laundry detergent
  • Paper towels
  • Cleaning supplies (409, bleach, Pine sol, etc)

Soup Kitchen

Items for Soup: large size containers are appreciated, but all sizes are accepted

  • canned peas
  • canned carrots
  • canned green beans
  • canned corn
  • rotini, penne, or small shells
  • egg noodles

Other items:


  • Garden gloves – all sizes
  • Pruners
  • Hard plastic trowels

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