Please use this list when considering a donation to the York Rescue Mission
January: Throw in the Towel
New and Gently Used Wash Cloths Bath Towels (No Hand Towels PLEASE)
February: Medicine Chest
Ibuprofen, Pepto Bismo, Antibiotic Cream, Tylenol, Non-alcoholic Cough Syrup, Ben-Gay, First Aid Spray, Band Aids
March: Clean Sweep
Brooms, Dustpans, Scrub Brushes, Liquid Bleach, Dish Washing Soap, Laundry Detergent, Buckets, Pine Cleaner
April: Showers of Blessings
Diapers of any size, wipes, baby powder, Desitin, baby wash, baby bottles, bibs, baby shampoo, baby lotion, new baby clothes, small soft blankets, cotton swabs
May: Rub-A-Dub-Dub Packets
Toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, 6 oz. styrofoam cups, plastic wear
June: Summer Cool Down
Ice Tea Mix, Other Drink Mixes (Like Kool-Aid), Pretzels, Flip-Flops of All Sizes, 6” & 9” Paper Plates, 8” Styrofoam Plates, Non-Frozen Cool Pops to Freeze
July: Donations in Brief
All size NEW socks for boys and girls. All size NEW underwear for boys and girls. Monetary donations to buy sneakers ($20.00 per pair). We give out $20.00 vouchers to be used at Walmart for shoes for our “Back to School Program” in August.
August: Rub-A-Dub Packets
For Children – Liquid soap, washcloths, shampoo, lotion, toothbrush & toothpaste, packs of tissues, combs or brushes.
For Women – Bar soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, comb or brush, lotion, washcloths, tissues, toothbrush & toothpaste, razors, tissues.
For Men – Bar soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, combs, lotion, washcloths, tissues, toothbrush & toothpaste, razor, shaving cream, tissues.
September: Hi-Ho-Hi-Ho, It’s off to work we go
The following items are needed for the “New Life Recovery Programs”:
Battery Alarm Clocks (To get to jobs & interviews on time).
Umbrellas (To protect from inclement weather).
Phone Cards (To re-connect families).
Bus Passes (Sometimes it’s just too far to walk).
Fast Food Coupons (When interviews run into meal times).
October: New or Gently Used Items Needed
Single & double sheets, mattress covers, pillow & pillow cases, bath size towels.
November: The Great Cover Up
Blankets of all sizes. For our shelters and December give away to the needy.
December: Christmas Joy
Games for all ages, art & school supplies, backpacks. Gifts for the needy children who attend our Christmas Eve Dinner & services.
For more information about The York Rescue Mission, click HERE