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Christmas 2013 Needs List

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It’s not too early to start thinking about Christmas! Every year the Mission assists thousands of individuals who are homeless or in need with special food boxes and Christmas gifts. In preparation for this large distribution, we are in need of the items listed below.

WOMEN/TEEN GIRLS: Jeans, shirts or hoodies (Jr. 0 – 17, Misses 2 – 18, Plus 2 – 5x), briefs (especially sizes 5 – 8), and socks

MEN/ TEEN BOYS: Jeans(size 30 -50), shirts, hoodies, socks, boxers, stocking caps and gloves, plus size clothing ( 2 – 5X) and sports team logo items

BOYS AND GIRLS: Educational gifts, jeans, shirts, hoodies (5 – 20), underwear and boxers, socks

INFANT & TODDLER: Shirts, tops, jeans, winter clothing (Newborn – 4), boys & girls underwear, toddler socks, onesies and diapers sizes 3 – 6

MISCELLANEOUS GIFT ITEMS: Bath gift sets, cologne gift sets, twin blankets, F & Q sheet sets, pots and pans, coffee makers, small appliances, toasters, 4-5 qt. crock pots, small adult gifts, radio/CD players, bath towels and washcloths, cooking utensils, tool sets, wallets, shaving bags, teen gifts, men’s gifts, hair brushes, hygiene sets, activity and coloring books, mini flashlights, chapstick, sports team logo items (hats, duffle bags, etc.)

All Gifts may be delivered to the Distribution Center at 401 NW Norris: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 3:00PM, and on Saturday 8:00AM – Noon. After 3:00PM during the week and on weekends, donations may be delivered to 600 N Kansas. If you have any questions please call 785-357-4285.


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  1. Charlotte Aberle

    I am having a large garage sale and will have things left over and wondering if you could use some of the left overs? I was wondering where to take it also the time I may bring it to you? Thanks

    Jun 06, 2013 @ 9:31 am

  2. ladams

    Thanks for thinking of the Topeka Rescue Mission. Donations can be taken to the Topeka Rescue Mission distribution center at 401 NW Norris on Monday thru Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM and on Saturday from 8 AM to Noon.

    Jun 11, 2013 @ 2:24 pm

  3. Stacey

    I may have have a crib/toddler mattress that we no longer need. I see mattressess on the needs lists but just wondered if that size is needed. Thanks!

    Jul 05, 2013 @ 5:24 pm

  4. ladams

    Thank you for thinking of the Topeka Rescue Mission. I forwarded your note to the Distribution Center for their reply.

    Jul 06, 2013 @ 7:22 pm

  5. Marcy

    The link for the July needs list reads the June needs list when opened.
    Would like to have the July needs list in a printable format for posting at a church function this week.
    Thank you! :)

    Jul 09, 2013 @ 11:16 am

  6. ladams

    So sorry, thanks for brining this to our attention. It is fixed now.

    Jul 09, 2013 @ 8:37 pm

  7. Bridgette

    im a single mom and I need furniture for myself and child we need everything except for kitchen wear , i was looking on your site and it dont say anything on how to apply for or even where to go for it. please help

    Sep 19, 2013 @ 3:35 am

  8. ladams

    Phone number for the Distribution Center is 785-357-4285. Application for assistance can be done on a walk in basis on Tues and Thurs between 9 and 3 at 401 N.W. Norris.

    Sep 19, 2013 @ 8:48 am

  9. kyra

    Hi I am wanting to know about your furniture. I have a family we don’t have a car. I was told your guy deliver the furniture to houses is that true. I need washer dryer and living room furniture. Also where do you apply at?

    Sep 20, 2013 @ 7:42 pm