Program Wish Lists

Adult Support & Advocacy

Adult Guardianship Services (AGS) & Volunteer Guardianship Program of Lorain County (VGP)

  • Gift cards to purchase apparel for those in need of new clothing. Suggestions include $20 gift cards to Target or Wal-mart.
  • Gloves
  • Socks
  • Toiletries
  • Stamps/postage
  • Bus passes

AGS- Contact: 216.696.1132 x190

VGP- Contact: 440.934.3613

Health & Wellness Services


  • Stamps/postage
  • Gift cards: Walmart or Target

Contact: 216.861.1838

Housing & Shelter

Men’s Shelter at 2100 Lakeside

  • Bedding: twin-size sheets, pillows, pillow cases, blankets
  • Kitchenware: silverware, pots, pans, strainers, can openers, spatulas, etc.
  • Clothes: jeans, dress pants, dress shirts, ties, winter coats (L – 4XL), belts, underwear, dress shoes, t-shirts, hats, gloves, socks, sweaters, jackets, boots
  • Personal: shampoo, lotion, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, disposable razors, shaving cream, combs, picks, brushes, soap, body wash, lip balm, q-tips, nail files, towels
  • Miscellaneous: suitcases, gas cards, portable fans, ibuprofen, cough drops, cough medicine, medicated foot powder, multi-vitamins, reading glasses, stamps, bus tickets, folding chairs, head phones, iPods

Contact: 216.566.0047 x118

Youth Services

Next Step – assisted living

  • Electronics: televisions, DVD players, radios, iPods, telephones, alarm clocks, lamps, fans, microwaves
  • Furniture: couches, beds (preferably twin or full), futons, dressers, kitchen tables, end tables
  • Household items: comforters/blankets, sheet sets, pillows, shower curtains, rugs, pots/pans, dishes, iron/ironing board, curtains, blinds, hangers, towels
  • Cleaning supplies: brooms/dust pans, mops, buckets, plungers, toilet brushes, oven cleaner, disinfectant spray, laundry detergent, dishwashing detergent, bathroom cleaner, bleach, garbage bags, paper towels
  • Personal hygiene: soap, women’s sanitary supplies, shampoo/conditioner, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, Tylenol or Motrin, cough suppressant, cough drops, first aid supplies, hand sanitizer, lotion, toilet paper
  • Baby items: cribs, toddler beds, infant/toddler car seats, play pens, baby swings, strollers, baby bouncers, crib sheets, baby gates, outlet covers, baby/toddler toys, infant Tylenol or Motrin, baby thermometer, diapers, formula, bottles, diaper bags, baby wipes, baby powder, baby lotion

Contact: 216.221.8920

Next Step – youth shelter

  • Clothing: house shoes, hospital socks (treaded sole), female undergarments, male undergarments (30-46 waist sizes)
  • Furniture: sofas
  • Personal hygiene: hair care products, female hygiene products, deodorant, toothpaste
  • Entertainment: PG-13 DVDs, PlayStation 2 games
  • Miscellaneous: journals, AA and AAA batteries, medium-sized plastic drinking cups

Contact: 216.221.8920

After School Prevention Resources (ASPR)

  • Program Supplies: computer supplies, art supplies, basketballs, guitars, musical instruments
  • Food: non-perishable healthy snacks, beverages
  • Entertainment: new or gently used computer games, tickets to sports and entertainment events, PlayStation 3 games, DVDs
  • Electronics: gently used cell phones, flash drives, iPods, headphones
  • Clothing: athletic wear, basketball shorts, t-shirts, tank tops, sweatpants, etc.
  • Miscellaneous: gift cards for incentives and awards, bus passes, backpacks

Contact: 216.651.6841