Items that are always needed to fill containers and be a blessing to missionaries, national pastors, Christian schools, and orphanages:
Pulpits, hymnals, generators, electric pianos, school supplies, hygiene items, medical supplies (wheel chairs, walkers etc.), new blankets, plastic plates, cups, bowls, heavy pots & pans without plastic handles, new clothing, new mattresses, folding tables, new or like new toys, flashlights with batteries, computers, laptops (xp or newer), appliances that work, Sunday school teaching visuals, folding chairs, folding tables, musical instruments (no large pianos or organs)
Hygiene Bags can be donated all year long. They are a great help to women living in poverty: Soap, shampoo, hairbrushes, toothbrushes, toothpaste, washcloths, pain relievers, cold medicine, fever reducers (adults & children), antibiotic cream,baby wipes, feminine items, hand sanitizer, deodorant.
When we are organizing a Food Drive: (Please do not send anything that is out-of-date or close to it.) Shelf stable food in cans, bags, or plastic container that will keep well at high temperatures prior to opening. Canned meat, corn, beans, and tomatoes, dried noodles, oatmeal, peanut butter, baby food and formula, powdered milk, dried beans, rice in bags (25-100 lbs bags), sugar (sealed container is great), flour (sealed container is great), cooking oil.
When we are helping the United States with Disaster Relief:
Food (Nothing Outdated)- Apple Sauce, Beef Stew, Canned Chicken, Canned Fruit, Canned Juice, Canned Milk, Canned Vegetables, Cereal Bars, Coffee, Creamer, Granola Bars, Jelly, Little Debbie Snacks, Mints / Gum, Nuts, Peanut Butter, Pork & Beans, Powdered Milk, Salt/Pepper, Snack Crackers, SPAM, Sugar, Tea Bags, Tuna, Vienna Sausages, water bottles.
Hygiene Supplies – Soap, Combs & Brushes, Deodorant Men’s/Ladies’, Disposable Razors, Feminine Items, Hand Sanitizer, Lotion, Shampoo, Shaving Cream, Toilet Paper, Tooth Brushes, Toothpaste, Wet Wipes
Baby Items – Baby Blankets, Baby Food, Baby Formula, Baby Wipes, Bottles, Diapers
Health Items – Aspirin/Tylenol, Band-Aids, Rubbing Alcohol
Other – Batteries, Blankets, Brooms, Candles, Cups, Disinfectant Wipes, Disposable Rain Coats, Flashlights, Garbage Bags, Kleenex, Matches, Mops, Paper Plates, Paper Towels, Utensils