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LPCS Wish List

Below are lists of items continually needed at the Lincoln Park Community Shelter. If you’d like to make a donation, or organize a donation drive, please contact Fawn O’Brien,Volunteer Program Manager, to schedule a drop-off or to learn more. At this time we are unable to pick-up donations. 

We also have an Amazon Wishlist where you can purchase items needed by the shelter tax-free. These items are shipped directly to the shelter! Click here to learn more.

Kitchen Needs:


  • Liquid dish soap
  • Tablet dishwasher detergent
  • Kitchen sponges
  • Paper napkins
  • Dish towels
  • White vinegar


Misc. Needs:


  • Adult underwear (especially large men’s sizes)
  • Flash drives
  • $5 and $10 gift cards to 
    CVS and Walgreens
  • CTA passes
  • Dress socks
  • Briefcases or other professional bags
  • Umbrellas 
  • Window A/C units, small space heaters, fans 

Pantry Needs:


  • Coffee
  • Powdered creamer
  • Sugar
  • Granola bars
  • Herbal tea bags



First Aid Needs:


  • Ibuprofen
  • Maalox
  • Mylanta
  • Mucinex
  • Tylenol
  • Sudephrine
  • Cough syrup
  • Cold & flu medicine
  • Antihistamine
  • Bacitracin ointment

Toiletry Needs:


  • Floss
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Deodorant
  • Individual tissues
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels

Cleaning Needs:


  • Laundry detergent
  • Fabric softener
  • Bleach
  • Murphy’s Oil Soap
  • Glass cleaner
  • Lysol spray
  • Pledge
  • Clorox wipes
  • Multi-purpose cleaner