Wish list - summer 2016


Loaves and Fishes Community offers hospitality and advocacy to people experiencing poverty and homelessness. We are volunteers and we depend almost entirely on small gifts of cash and goods to continue our work. Again, we humbly ask for your help to keep this project going. Donations are accepted almost every day 8am-9pm at 1614 or 1712 Jefferson St, Duluth. If you have questions, call 218-724-2054.

Ongoing material needs

  • Coffee and sugar

  • Butter and margarine

  • Healthy breakfast cereal and milk

  • Cheese and eggs

  • Toilet paper

  • Laundry detergent (HE or powder, large containers preferred)

  • Shampoo and conditioner

  • New socks (cotton, adult sizes) and anti-fungal foot cream

  • Ibuprofen, bandages and antibiotic cream or spray

  • Postage stamps (letter- and postcard-rate)

  • Sleeping bags and tarps (camo tarps preferred, for our many friends sleeping on the street or in the woods)

  • Gift cards for area gas stations ($20 preferred, to aid people sleeping in their cars or needing transportation to work)

  • Cash donations to cover house expenses. Checks preferred to Loaves and Fishes, 1614 Jefferson St, Duluth MN 55812; or donate online at www.gofundme.com/LandF2016. Loaves and Fishes is a people-powered movement for change, we are not a tax-deductible charity.

Special requests

  • Bed-bug proof fabric mattress covers (twin and full)

  • Laptop computer

  • Bike locks

Volunteer needs (please call for more information)

  • People skilled in plumbing, electrical and concrete work to assist with Bike Cave remodeling (mid-September)

  • Skilled bike mechanics to help once once a week or every other week at the Bike Cave (Wednesday and Saturday afternoons)

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