OSH Wish List

Our Saviour’s Housing provides shelter, comfort, hope, and community for people who are homeless. We serve over 650 men and women annually in our Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, and Permanent Supportive Housing programs. Please consider joining as a partner in our work! 

Immediate Needs

  • Pillows
  • Warm twin size blankets
  • Winter gloves/mittens
  • Men’s white undershirts (all sizes)
  • Towels (bath, hand, dish, dishcloths)
  • Dish soap (liquid or pods for dishwasher and liquid for washing by hand)
  • New underwear, socks (men’s and women’s, all sizes)
  • Twin sized sheets
  • Reading glasses
  • 2019 pocket day-planners
  • Space heater
  • Microwaves

Personal Items/Hygiene (new):

  • Deodorant
  • Foot powder
  • Shower flip-flops
  • Women’s hygiene products (pads and tampons)
  • Ibuprofen, OTC cold medicine, first-aid materials, tissue

Resident and Program Use:

  • Coffee, non-dairy creamer, sugar
  • Creamy peanut butter, jam
  • Breakfast cereal
  • Disposable plates, bowls, utensils, napkins
  • Plastic storage bags (all sizes)
  • Tin foil and plastic wrap
  • Bus passes or tokens
  • Target gift cards
  • Decks of cards, Board games

Household Needs (new or gently used):

  • Air mattresses (full size or larger)
  • Vacuums, fans, irons, lamps, flat screen TVs
  • Toasters
  • Queen and full-size sheets
  • Folding personal shopping carts
  • Shower curtains, liners, rings
  • Wastebaskets
  • Bathroom rugs

Cleaning Supplies: 

  • Durable brooms and sponge mops 
  • Multi-purpose cleaner
  • Sponges and paper towels

Financial Donations:

Consider making a financial gift to meet our other needs, such as:

  • Staff to guide and support residents’ progress
  • Maintenance to continue providing high-quality housing
  • Daily resident needs including meals, hot showers and clean laundry

 We DO NOT Accept:

  • Clothing (except what’s listed above)
  • Children’s items
  • Food (except what’s listed above). If you want to help with food, please see information on our volunteer page.
  • Household items (except what’s listed above)

Donations are accepted and tours are given Monday-Friday between 9:30am – 4:30pm by appointment.

For more information and/or to schedule a delivery, contact: 

Tamara Patton  |  Volunteer Coordinator 

(612) 872-4193 ext. 2  |  volunteer@oshousing.org

 

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