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WINTER NEEDS  Please call or email for best times to drop off 

The Urban is grateful for any of these donations:

Clean and folded blankets and quilts; sleeping bags for the homeless; new socks / underwear (for men, women, children);  shampoo; soap; deodorant; toothbrushes; toothpaste;  toilet paper; disposable razors; slippers (handmade or otherwise); used backpacks (especially for adults - any condition as long as the zippers work) always welcomed as well as children's backpacks; seasonal jackets; track shoes / winter boots (in season) in good condition;  
Current  Needs at the Urban for those in sudden struggling circumstances:

Canned meats: tuna/salmon, chicken, ham, corned beef, Klik or Spam; canned vegetables: pork and beans; Canned soup; Fruit cocktail, small mandarin oranges; Peanut butter, jam/jelly; Pudding cups; Cookies; Instant coffee (small jars); Juice boxes, Instant oatmeal. Please see Donate tab: "food items" for additional regular needs. 

Also needed: Reusable grocery bags.

Please contact for drop off times.  Thanks so much.  

We no longer accept clothing other than clean seasonal jackets and socks.  We ask that you also consider donating men's clothing to  the John Howard Society, 583 Ellice Ave. Call 204-775-1514 for drop off times; Women's/Men's clothing donations are also received at Siloam Mission, 300 Princess St.; and Main Street Project, 24 hrs/day/7days a week at 71 Martha St.

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