Greatest Needs
In-Kind Donations

Thank you for exploring how best to provide items in support of youth and young adults at Outreach!  Consider purchasing and/or donating in-kind items via the Greatest Needs List, Ongoing Needs List and Amazon Wish List. We appreciate the generosity of so many and want to ensure that we are stewarding well items donated and addressing the needs of our youth with excellence.  As a result, we’ve created very specific lists of items needed. In the event you have other items that Outreach is not accepting please consider donating items to other organizations in our city who may be interested in rehoming those items.    

AMAZON WISH LIST

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This list features new items that are consistently needed to support and resource our youth and young adults.  These items can be purchased directly from Amazon, and they are shipped directly to Outreach by selecting Outreach Inc.’s Gift Registry Address at checkout. 

DROPPING OFF DONATIONS

For all other in-kind donated items off the Greatest Needs or Ongoing Needs Lists that are not being shipped directly to Outreach please follow the delivery instructions below.

 

Donations can be dropped off at Outreach's Program Center located at 2416 E New York Street, Indianapolis, IN, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. 

 

Large donations can be dropped off through the double doors located on the west side of the building, after notifying the front desk. All other donations can be given to our receptionist. 

GREATEST NEEDS

There are a variety of items that are of greatest and the list is updated weekly based on feedback from our young people.  Both new and gently used items are included. 

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  1. Bus Passes - One Day Half Fare and Single Trip Full Fare https://buy.indygo.net/

  2. Laundry pods

  3. Bras

  4. Body wash*

  5. Men and women's belts

  6. Backpacks

  7. Men and women's socks

  8. Baby wipes

  9. Gym shorts - sizes large and extra-large

  10. Sweatpants

  11. Used smart cell phones

  12. Men's and women's wallets

 

*PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEM SHOULD BE TRAVEL SIZE 

ONGOING NEEDS

That are a variety of items that are consistently needed by our youth and young adults.  Both new and gently used items are included.  

Clothing


  • Underwear
  • Bras
  • Sneakers
  • Waterproof Shoes
  • T-Shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • Pants and Shorts
  • Sweatpants
If you're interested in hosting a drive for these specific items, please check out our Group Volunteer Opportunities!




Hygiene


  • Shaving Razors
  • Body Wash/Shower Gel*
  • Shampoo*
  • Conditioner*
  • Hand and Body Lotion*
  • Deodorant
  • Tampons
  • Toothpaste*
  • Toothbrushes (individually packaged)
  • Combs/Brushes
  • Hairties
  • Toilet Paper
If you'd like to host a drive for these specific items, please check out our Group Volunteer Opportunities! *travel size




Food Pantry


The following items are regularly needed in Outreach's Food Pantry:

  • Pop-top Canned Goods
  • Bottled Water
  • Meal/Protein/Granola Bars
  • Peanut Butter
  • Oatmeal Packets
If you'd like to host a drive for these specific items, please check out our Group Volunteer Opportunities!




Kitchen and Drop


The following items are regularly needed to help feed the youth who visit our Program Center daily. These items help us provide and prepare meals for our youth while making their experience a pleasant one.

  • Frozen Sausage Patties
  • Bottled Water
  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry Detergent Pods
  • Orange Juice (32oz)
  • Granola Bars
  • Peanut Butter Cracker Sandwiches
  • Cheese Cracker Sandwiches
  • Cups (for hot and cold beverages)
  • Eggs
  • Paper Plates
  • Foil Pans
  • Trash Bags (30 Gal)
  • Latex Gloves
If you would like to host a drive for these items specifically, please check out our Group Volunteer Opportunities!





QUESTIONS?

Mary Voigt

Communications Manager

mvoigt@outreachindiana.org

Clothing


  • Underwear
  • Bras
  • Sneakers
  • Waterproof Shoes
  • T-Shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • Pants and Shorts
  • Sweatpants




Hygiene


  • Shaving Razors
  • Body Wash/Shower Gel*
  • Shampoo*
  • Conditioner*
  • Hand and Body Lotion*
  • Deodorant
  • Tampons
  • Toothpaste*
  • Toothbrushes (individually packaged)
  • Combs/Brushes
  • Hairties
  • Toilet Paper
*travel size




Food Pantry


The following items are regularly needed in Outreach's Food Pantry:

  • Pop-top Canned Goods
  • Bottled Water
  • Meal/Protein/Granola Bars
  • Peanut Butter
  • Oatmeal Packets




Kitchen and Drop


The following items are regularly needed to help feed the youth who visit our Program Center daily. These items help us provide and prepare meals for our youth while making their experience a pleasant one.

  • Bottled Water
  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry Detergent Pods
  • Orange Juice (32oz)
  • Granola Bars
  • Cups (for hot and cold beverages)
  • Eggs
  • Paper Plates
  • Foil Pans
  • Trash Bags (30 Gal)
  • Latex Gloves