Current and Urgent Needs

Be part of the solution.

We have immediate and recurring needs for items we use on a regular basis. Consider picking up a few extra things next time you shop and drop them by the Mission. We would be happy to see you!

You can download and print
our monthly Needs List here


Also see our COVID-19 updates page.

  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Lysol Cleaning Wipes and Spray
  • Hand Sanitizer



  • Toilet Brushes
  • Small Laundry Baskets
  • Bath Towels
  • AA & AAA Batteries
  • 15-Gallon Rubbermaid Bins



  • Paper Napkins
  • Sliced Cheese
  • Sliced Meat
  • Sliced Bread



Items CANNOT contain alcohol, doxylamine succinate,
phenylephrine HCI or dextromethorphan HBr

  • Halls Breezers
  • Probiotics
  • Alka-Seltzer Cold
  • Luden’s Throat Lozenges
  • Cough Syrup – NO Dextromethorphan Hbr



  • Steel-Toed Boots (M/W 8 to 14)
  • Khaki Pants – (M/W all sizes)
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • 2-Pocket Folders



  • Paintbrushes (new or good condition, 1/2″ to 2-1/2″ straight or angled)
  • Clamps for woodworking (all sizes)
  • Extension Cord (3 prong) 50 feet or longer
  • Sandpaper – 60, 80, 120 and 220 grit (full or quarter sheet)


715 West State St.

Rockford, IL 61102
Food and Kitchen Needs
Drop off hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday;
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Use north Food Service entrance off Mulberry Street
All Other Needs:
Drop off hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
Use main entrance off State Street