Our programs work hard to provide our clients with all of their basic needs as well as some of the comforts of home every day. You can help by donating these much-appreciated items to the program of your choice. Here are the wishlists of our most needed items. Please note items must be delivered directly to program locations. We are unable to accept items at our corporate office in Worthington.
LSS Food Pantries
- Canned mandarin oranges (in light syrup or their own juice)-approximately 11 oz. can
- Canned corn and green beans (no salt added) in approximately 14-15 oz. cans
- Creamy peanut butter-approximately 18 oz. jar
- Diapers, especially sizes 3 ,4 and 5
- Toothpaste (approximately 5-6 oz.) and toothbrushes
- Liquid dish soap-32 oz. bottles
Items can be delivered to any of our pantry distribution locations during distribution days and times.
LSS Faith Mission
- Drink mix
- Canned fruit and vegetables
- Peanut butter and jelly
- New and gently used sheets, bath towels and washcloths
- New men and women’s underwear
- Book bags
- Pots and pans
- Can openers
- Shower curtains with hooks
- Toilet paper
- Paper towels
- Suitcases with wheels
Personal Hygiene Items
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Donations can be delivered every day to 245 N Grant Avenue, Columbus anytime between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please take donations to Dock 1 at the back of the building. Ring the doorbell at the double doors and a staff member will assist with your donation. Please do not take donations directly to the shelters.
LSS Faith Mission of Fairfield County Emergency Shelter:
- Toilet paper and paper towels
- Hygiene items: shampoo, deodorant, razors, toothpaste, toothbrushes
- Hats and gloves
- Cleaning supplies and liquid laundry detergent
- Coffee, coffee filters, sugar, creamer
- New or gently used towels and washcloths
Items can be delivered to 1681 E. Main St., Lancaster from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Friday. To schedule a donation drop off outside of those times or for more information, please call 740-653-2012.
Diapers and pull-ups size 4, 5 and 6
NEW Baby toys for children 1 and under ONLY (teethers, rattles, etc.)
African American hair products
NEW women’s socks and underwear
Items can be delivered to LSS Faith Mission at 245 N Grant Ave, Columbus every day from 7 to 7 at Dock 1 at the rear of the building. Please mark donations for CHOICES.
Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is a United Way agency, a member of Lutheran Services in America and a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
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