In-Kind Donations

Help us Support Deborah's Place Food Pantry

Board Member Kelli Schrade and her team at Graystone Consulting

Non-Perishable Food

Hot and cold breakfast cereal

Dry pasta/macaroni & cheese/ramen noodles

Pasta sauce/stewed tomatoes/tomato paste

Peanut butter and jelly

Canned fish

Canned vegetables

Canned fruit

Canned meals (pasta, chili, sloppy joe, etc.)

Canned soup

Rice/instant potatoes/dry beans

Items we do not accept:

  • Clothing
  • Used Linens
  • Open/expired food or medications
  • Baby items
  • Flammable items such as candles or incense

If you have a question about whether we will accept your item, please contact Debra Duncan DDucan@deborahsplace.org or 773-638-6496 before coming to our location.

Giving items from our wish list can help women with their basic everyday needs. Drop off your donation at any of our two locations.

If your donation is very large, please let us know in advance of the drop-off.

Lauren, Grace and Claire pose with the donations they collected for Deborah's Place

Wish List

Items on this list are needed year-round. If you have an inquiry about other items we may need, please contact us.

Basic Needs:

  • Cleaning supplies – mops; brooms & dustpans; bleach & cleaning solution; sponges & scouring pads; dish soap; laundry detergent; paper towels
  • Bathroom items – toilet paper; full-size shampoo & conditioner; body wash, hand soap & soap bars; deodorant, incontinence supplies, denture cream and denture cleaning supplies
  • Cooking supplies- cooking utensils, pots and pans

Gift & Fare Cards:

  • Single ride Ventra cards
  • Grocery gift cards – Pete’s Fresh Market, Jewel and Mariano’s
  • Shopping gift cards – Target, Walmart, Dollar Tree
  • Walgreens and CVS gift cards

Household Items

  • Dishware (microwaveable only) and silverware sets
  • Kitchenware and small appliances – pots, pans, toasters, coffee makers, microwaves
  • Sheet sheets – new, twin-size
  • Comforters – new, twin-size
  • Pillows – new, standard size
  • Towels – new, full-size or towel sets
  • Craft supplies – jewelry-making items, yarn, acrylic paints & brushes, journals
  • Fitness – Nintendo Wii and Wii Fit games

Building Needs:

  • Commercial Vacuum – Sanitaire model SC5845B
  • Microwave Ovens