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Needs List

PLEASE NOTE: Due to overwhelming community generosity, we can now only accept new or very gently used donations.  This includes furniture, toys, clothing, and household items.  Thank you for your support and understanding. 

IDEA:  If your group or family would like to have fun and do a meaningful project, may we suggest doing a special drive for specific items. Let's visit about it - contact Lisa at lisal@lakescrisis.com or 218-847-8572.  Example: create "move out" baskets.

Current Needs:   

  • Commercial vacuum cleaner
  • Bath towels & wash cloths
  • Pillows
  • Air mattresses
  • Plain white sheets  - twin and queen size
  • Quilts - twin and queen size
  • Pots, pans & cookie sheets
  • Dishes (ex: Corelle) (see our registry on Amazon "Mary's Place Needs List)
  • Bowls and glasses
  • Storage totes of all sizes
  • Women's underwear (all sizes)
  • Gift cards for local businesses and gas stations 
  • Bus tokens
  • Batteries (AA and AAA)
  • Postage stamps
  • Hairspray
  • Hair conditioner
  • Bodywash
  • Deodorant
  • Women's razors 
  • Tampons and pads

Children's Services Supplies:

  • New or gently used glider rocking chair
  • Sippy cups - non-leaking
  • Bottles & bottle brushes
  • Formula - sensitive
  • Diapers - all sizes (particularly sizes 4-6)
  • Pull-ups (both boys and girls)
  • Baby wipes, wash, lotion, and shampoo
  • Baby Grooming: nail clippers, brushes, combs
  • Children's underwear (all sizes)
  • Children's clothing (3 Month to 4T)
  • Pacifiers
  • Wipeable bibs for toddlers
  • New baby dolls, kitchen play food, tool sets, felt money, play kid phones, larger superhero figures
  • Activities and toys for ages 8 and up including teenagers
  • LEGOs
  • Magna Tiles
  • Lincoln Log or gears
  • Model car/plane building kits
  • Paint by number kits
  • Free standing storage cabinet(s) for school supplies
  • Gift cards for local eateries and activities: ex. fast food, DQ or CherryBerry, bowling, movie theater, sporting events, canoe/kayak rental, ski rental, golf/mini-gofl, etc.  We are always looking for free or nearly free opportunities for our mentor/mentee match activities

Health Related:

  • First Aid supplies
  • Band aids
  • Tylenol generic (infant, children, and adult)

Art Supplies:

  • Tissue paper - multiple colors
  • Gift cards for art supplies (i.e. Walmart, Michael's, Hobby Lobby, etc.)