Food Shelf Needs

360 Communities accepts donations year round at all five of our food shelves. Schedule a drop off at any of our locations by calling ahead so our volunteers are available to receive your gift.

View our handout on the 5 Most Wanted Food Items at 360 Communities food shelves.

Our 5 Most Needed Items

Non-Food Items We Accept

Expand each item to see a list of donation items we accept. Contact our Lewis Houses to schedule a time to deliver donations. We collect school supplies during July and August of every year for our school success programs. 

Please contact Lewis House Eagan at (651) 452-7288 or Lewis House Hastings at (651) 437-1291 to set up a delivery time.

  • Gasoline gift cards
  • Target, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, and CVS gift cards
  • Cell phone chargers
  • Air mattresses with pumps
  • Silverware & Cooking utensils
  • Dishes, pots, pans, bake ware
  • Day/Month at a Glance calendars
  • Diapers – sizes 5 and 6 are the most needed
  • Baby wipes & diaper rash ointment
  • Baby formula
  • Baby wash
  • Vaseline
  • Bath towels, wash cloths | new
  • Comforters | new
  • Twin sheets, mini/ portable crib sheets | new
  • Pajamas & Bathrobes– all sizes | new
  • Shampoo, Conditioner
  • Ethnic hair care products
  • Body wash & body lotion
  • Ladies deodorant
  • Ladies razors
  • Combs, brushes
  • Advil, Tylenol, cold medicine (children and adult)
  • Sensory Toys

Donate these items during our school supply drive in July and August!

  • Backpacks
  • Flash drives
  • Pencils (#2)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Highlighters & Sharpies (fine point, black)
  • Calculators
  • Legal pads (yellow)
  • Clipboards
  • Loose leaf paper (wide)
  • Colored pencils, Crayons, & Markers (washable, regular and thin)
  • Composition notebooks
  • Pencil boxes & Pencil pouches (3-Ring)
  • Dry erase markers
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Erasers
  • Glue / Glue Sticks
  • Pens (red, black, and blue)
  • Pocket folders
  • Post-it notes
  • Protractors & Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Scotch tape (regular and double-sided)
  • Tennis shoes (needed in variety of sizes, male and female)
  • T-Shirts (Gray) (required for phys ed classes in middle schools)
  • Watercolor paint sets
  • Wide ruled notebooks

All of our food shelves accept various hygiene items including:

  • Baby food & formula,
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Tooth brushes
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Soap (hand, body, face)
  • Can Openers

Organize a donation drive! 360 Communities provides all of the resources and information you need to run a successful donation drive on our Run Your Drive page. You can organize one at your place of work, school, or in your community.

Run A Drive