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Items Needed Now

In order to protect the health and safety of our residents, we are suspending all donation drop-offs at this time. You can still support our mission by ordering from our Amazon Wish List found here. http://a.co/9zOcsnb
  • Wishlist – Amazon, etc
Art House is asking for UNUSED art supplies as a donation.Paper: Drawing Paper, Watercolor Paper, Charcoal PaperDrawing Materials: Pens and Markers, Watercolor Pencils, Charcoal, PaintbrushesPainting: Acrylic Paint (primary colors + black and white), Tempera Paint, Watercolor Paint kits, Canvas BoardOther Materials: Glue, Scissors, TapeJewelry Making: String, Pony Beads, Jewelry Wire, Beading for jewelrySculpture: Air Dry ClayArt House is also looking for prizes for an Art Contest we will be holding based off of our videos.
  • In-Kind Donations
  • Canvases – 18 x 24 (or larger).
  • Aprons.
  • Sketch Books
  • Acrylic paint
  • Student grade brushes
  • Low fire clay and casting slips
  • Gloss glazes
  • Alcohol ink markers/refills
  • Paper 9×12, 18×24, 24×36 (drawing, mixed media and 140lb watercolor)
  • Felt tip fineliners (micron, stabilo 88 or similar)
  • Paper pulp masks
  • Bleeding tissue paper
  • Mod podge
  • Permanent glue sticks
  • Alcohol or acrylic ink, fiber reactive (procion) dyes and cotton dyeables
  • Colored pencils

Bed for

Malachi Center
2416 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland, OH 44113

We are in need of a bed for one of the families we serve.
  • In-Kind Donations

Children's books for

Cleveland Kids' Book Bank
3635 Perkins Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114

We are always in need of new or gently-used children's books, particularly board books and early readers ("I Can Read"). Books can be deposited in the large blue collection bin outside of our building (3635 Perkins Ave., Cleveland, 44114) any time. Or at our community collection bins starting in late June.
  • Item Collection

Collecting PPE and Respiratory Supplies for

MedWish International
1625 E. 31st Street Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Help us fill the bins! MedWish is collecting personal protective equipment and respiratory supplies for our local health care heroes. Donations of critical need items can be dropped off Tuesday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm to the MedWish warehouse located at 1625 E. 31st Cleveland, OH.
  • In-Kind Donations
  • Item Collection
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry is requesting in-kind donations to support our various program areas amidst COVID-19. Many of the individuals we serve are in need of basic, everyday items. The items listed are guidelines for what our clients are in need of. If you find a less expensive or different brand of one of the items listed that you would prefer to donate, please feel free to do so. Items can be shipped to Connor O’Brien at 4515 Superior Ave. Cleveland, OH 44103. Visit smile.amazon.com and select Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry as your preferred organization to donate a percentage of your order to us! Click here to view LMM’s COVID-19 Relief Wish List.

Critical Needs for

Providence House
2050 W 32nd St, Cleveland, Ohio 44113

  • Paper Towels
  • Liquid Hand Soap
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Spray Bottles (for cleaning)
  • Disposable Cups/Plates
  • Cloth Face Masks
  • In-Kind Donations
  • Item Collection
  • Make Items
  • Wishlist – Amazon, etc
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Donate Food for

Greater Cleveland Food Bank
15500 South Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH 44110

The six most needed food items are:

  • beef stew
  • canned soup
  • canned vegetables
  • canned tuna
  • peanut butter
  • cereal

The seven most requested non-food items by our partner agencies are:

  • deodorant
  • laundry detergent
  • shampoo
  • toilet paper
  • soap
  • toothbrushes
  • toothpaste
Your donation of pet food/supplies will go directly to our clients, all of whom are low-income pet owners. We have the only regularly functioning pet food assistance program in the City of Cleveland.Donations of office supplies and equipment will help us focus our spending on programming, and are greatly appreciated!Donations may be dropped off at our Slavic Village location (3711 E 65th St, Cleveland, OH) on Tuesdays & Thursdays (12-4pm), and Saturdays (10am-2pm). Contact us to make arrangements to drop off during other times.
For Cats Dry Cat Food Canned Cat Food Cat treats (Friskies, Temptations) Scratching pads/posts Cat litter (clumping) Cat collars (breakaway) Cat carriers (to loan out for spay/neuter surgeries) Cat beds Feliway SprayFor Dogs Dry Dog Food Dog treats Kongs (all sizes) Nylabones ​Slow-feed bowls Jolly Balls Durable soft toys for large breeds Dog beds Martingale collars Dog leashes (flat, standard - NO retractable/flexi leashes) Freedom or Easy Walk harnesses Peanut butter (creamy) Spray cheeseWe accept clean, very gently used supplies. We can only accept unopened food and treats.Gift Cards to Costco, Target, Dave's, Walmart, Drug Mart, Petsmart, Pet People, The Mutt Hutt Grooming Salon, Style Mutt Dog BoutiqueOffice Supplies Bleach Paper towels Towels All-purpose cleaner Copy paper Envelopes Stamps (forever letter and postcard) Clear plastic storage tubs with lids Gallon Ziploc freezer bags (for repackaging donated food) Return address labels Shipping labels Bottled waterEquipment Pop-Up Tents Folding tables and chairs ID Tag Engraving Machine Laptops ​iPads Otoscope Microscope - please contact us if you're interested in donating!
We need your help! The YMCA of Greater Cleveland, through its Y-Haven program, helps hundreds of the homeless and addicted in our community with treatment and transitional housing so they can join the thousands who have recovered through this program and are leading productive lives. The shelter-in-place order has created challenges for us in delivering the treatment and other support our Y-Haven residents need. If you can donate any of the items below, and bring them to one of the locations listed at the end of this post we would be grateful. 🔹200-250 fabric face masks 🔹Forehead thermometers 🔹iPads and/or smartphones for implementation of telehealth. These devices must meet the following specifications: Speaker and microphone; Webcam built-in or USB plug-in; Processor Single Core 1Ghz or higher; RAM 1GB or higher. Items are needed ASAP and can be dropped off during service hours at the locations listed below. Upon arrival, please call the number on the front door to notify staff that you have donated items to drop off and a staff person will come out to your car to pick up your donated item. If you have questions about your donation or would like to notify us of the items you wish to donate, please contact Beth at [email protected] Thank you! . Drop Off Hours and Locations: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Lakewood YMCA 16915 Detroit Ave. Lakewood, OH 44107 Hillcrest YMCA 5000 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH 44124 Warrensville YMCA 4433 Northfield Rd. Cleveland, OH 44128 Garrettsville YMCA 8233 Park Ave. Garrettsville, OH 44231 . 6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. West Park YMCA 15501 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111 Vermillion YMCA 1230 Beechview Dr. Vermillion, OH 44089. 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. French Creek YMCA 2010 Recreation Lane Avon, OH 44011
  • In-Kind Donations
  • Item Collection
  • Make Items
If your business, faith organization, school or community organization would like to hold a donation drive to benefit EDWINS, our most-needed items include:
  • Toiletries (shaving cream, deodorant, shampoo, feminine hygiene products, toothpaste, etc.)
  • Twin-sized sheet sets (new, please)
  • Blankets and comforters (all sizes but new, please)
  • Men’s socks (new, please)
  • Men’s underwear (new, please – all sizes)
  • Silverware (used – but clean – is OK!)
If you’re interested in learning more about how a donation drive will support our mission, please contact Holly Davenport at [email protected]
Due to shortages in stores we are requesting donations to support moms in our MomsFirst program: Baby Formula: Gerber Sooth, Gerber Soy or Gerber Gentle Diapers: size 3, size 4 and size 5 Baby wipes Donations can be dropped off at Merrick House Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • In-Kind Donations
  • Item Collection

Essential item donations such as food, toiletries, paper products, cleaning products and gift cards will be accepted for outside drop-off.
  • In-Kind Donations
  • Item Collection
Items can be dropped off at our warehouse at 3635 Perkins Ave., Monday-Friday, 9am - 2pm. Call 216-417-1803 when you arrive for no-contact drop off.
  • Item Collection
Items for 66 children or 25 familiespeanut butter/jellymilkjuicebreadoatmealcheeriosapples, oranges, bananasmacaroni and cheese cupsapplesauce cups100% juice fruit cupsChef Boyardee Beeferoni, Lasagnasliced turkeyturkey bolognalunchables pizza, turkey sub, chicken nuggetschar broiled hamburgersmesquite pre cooked chickenbeef hot dogs 
  • In-Kind Donations
  • Item Collection
  • Wishlist – Amazon, etc
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  • Large push brooms
  • Muck buckets
  • Plastic replacement pick heads
  • Pull-on Bell Boots – medium or large
  • Salt blocks – small – 4lbs. block size
  • Elastic leg straps
  • Plug in style stock tank heaters
  • Himalayan Rock Salt with the rope
  • Gift cards for Big D’s, Schneider’s or Tractor Supply
  • 10W – 30 oil – SAE
  • 5W – 40 oil – SAE
  • Double A batteries
  • Double end snaps
  • Duct tape
  • Gift cards for Home Depot or Sears

Food

MayonnaiseMilk—boxed (shelf stable) or gallonsCoffee—regular ground and instantSugar—5 lb. bagsSalad dressing—variousCanned tuna and/or chickenAssorted canned meat (beef, chili, etc.)Assorted canned vegetables, fruits and soupsPeanut ButterCooking OilButterJelly (plastic jars only)

Household

Plastic forks, spoons and knives – heavy dutyStyrofoam or paper cups for hot and cold drinks—12 ozStyrofoam or paper salad bowlsAll-purpose household cleaners (like Lysol or Pine-Sol)Dryer fabric sheets and laundry detergentMop-heads

Toiletries (travel sizes)

TOILETRIES (travel sizes)Toothpaste and toothbrushShampooSoap and deodorantCombsLiquid body wash
There are more ways to give than just monetarily. Items such as gently used clothing, school supplies, household items, etc., are also extremely useful to our programs. See below for our in-kind donation wish list.Please contact Lynnette Forde at 216-302-3713or [email protected] if you have questions or would like more information.WISH LIST
  • Interview and work clothes, especially black pants, black shoes, and white shirts in various adult sizes.
  • Gently used or new clothing for all occasions and seasons (Adult & Children’s sizes).
  • School supplies: backpacks, crayons, pencils, scissors, etc.
  • Small household items: books, lamps, pictures, linens, dishes, pots & pans, microwaves, TVs, toys, decorative items, etc.
  • Larger household items: bookcases, small dressers, children’s bikes, folding chairs, children’s strollers, high chairs, etc.

In-Kind Gifts for

Eliza Bryant Village
7201 Wade Park Avenue, Cleveland OH 44103

Blank CD discs iPods (in good condition) Board games iTunes gift cards Digital camera (in good condition) Piano tuning services Game prizes such as: Socks Candy Hand lotion/sanitizer Pocket-sized calendars Coffee cups/mugs Stationary/pens Small picture frames Nail polish

In-Kind Items or Services for

Believe in Dreams
23245B Mercantile Road, Beachwood, OH 44122

Are you a decision maker at a local business that can provide items, events, tickets, services, or a shadowing experience for our Dreamers? Become a ‘Friend of BID’ and we will reach out to you when we have a match. Please complete our form through the link below

Lake Erie Ink relies on the support of volunteers and donors to make our programs possible. Below is a list of items we currently need:

The Big Stuff

typewriters

laptop computer

portable dishwasher

Display easel stands 

The Small Stuff

Gift cards to bookstores, grocery stores (Marc’s), office supply, electronics, or art stores.Reams of colored or white paper

Board Games such as Bananagrams, Scrabble, Apples to Apples, Pictionary, etc.

Magazine subscriptionsBooks (From intermediate level to young adult)–Fiction, poetry, reference, graphic novels, etc.Composition books and spiral notebooksOther paper goodsPosterboardArt Supplies If you think we might be able to use it, please ask! 

Contact Us

[email protected] / 216-320-4757

Our Wish List for

Cleveland Animal Protection League
1729 Willey Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113

  • Marc’s gift cards
  • Cat carriers
  • Cat/Dog food (especially wet food)
  • Dog Treats
  • Hot dogs (for training)
  • Plastic or wire dog crates
  • Cat Scratchers
  • Gift cards (that can be used at any store)
  • Non-dust cat litter
  • Towels
  • Cat/dog toys
  • Bleach
  • Automatic dish washing liquid
  • Laundry detergent for (high efficacy washing machines) both Top and Front-loading washing machines
  • Clean newspapers or butcher paper
  • Aquarium Filter
  • Office supplies
Due to COVID-19, we are unable to accept used donations and have seen a reduction in donation drop-offs. We created an Amazon Wish List to help us collect the items we need for our shelter and clients without jeopardizing the health and safety of our donors, shelter residents and staff. Thank you for your support!