Winter Wish List from The Landing Place

December 30, 2021

We have an updated wishlist of items needed that will help get us through the winter months! There are current and recurring requests on the list and anything donated from these lists is very much appreciated.

IN-KIND DONATIONS for The Landing Place can be delivered to 61 Park Street on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday mornings from 10 am – 2 pm. Please call ahead using the following number (207) 691-6240 so that we can confirm that we are able to accept the donation and ensure that one of our TLP staff members is there on-site to greet you.

MOST CURRENTLY URGENT NEEDS:

● Cold weather clothes: gloves, hats, warm socks, fleece jackets, hoodies, snow gear, snow boots

● Men’s shirts and pants

● Body wash

● Clean underwear and socks

● Fleece blankets, sleeping bags, comforters

● Reusable grocery store bags and plastic bags with handles for Take Home items

● Rollerblades, larger sized (adult M11+/W9+)

● Men’s size 9.5 Muck boots

● Men’s size 11 sneakers

 

RECURRING NEEDS/REQUESTS:

CLOTHING – For boys/young men and girls/young women between the ages of 11 and 21 (middle school, high school, and young adults) of all sizes, but especially extra large sizes since these sizes seem to consistently be much more difficult to find. Please note that due to COVID-19, The Landing Place can only accept clothing that has either been newly purchased or recently laundered.

● Cotton underwear, undershirts, and socks

● Sports bras & regular bras

● Warm (smart wool) socks & thermal underwear (tops & bottoms)

● Fleece Jackets

● Flannel Shirts

● Quality Work Boots (especially extra large and wide sizes)

● Pull on boots

● UGGs/Bear Paws

● Bogs/Muck Boots

● Jeans & Cargo Pants/Shorts

● Dresses & Skirts

● Winter Hats & Gloves

● Rain Jackets & Rain Pants

● Winter Jackets

● Quality Snow Boots

● T-Shirts

● Sneakers

● Joggers & Sweatpants

● Leggings & Yoga pants

● Hoodies (pullover & zip)

● Dress shirts, pants, jackets, ties

● Dress skirts & outfits

● Dress shoes & socks

● Bathing suits, sandals, and flip-flops

● Pajamas & Slippers

● Jewelry

 

COUCH-SURFING & CAMPING GEAR – Some of this gear will be preserved and reused as part of our on-site and off-site programming at The Landing Place and some will be given away as needed to clients. Please note that due to COVID-19, The Landing Place can only accept blankets and sleeping bags that have either been newly purchased or recently laundered.

● Fleece Blankets

● Bed Comforters

● Sleeping bags

● Sleeping pads

● 3-4 Season Tents with all working parts, rain flies, and ground cloths

● Tarps

● Parachute cord / Rope

● Bungee cords

● Medium-sized duffle bags / waterproof plastic totes

● Backpacks

● Duc(k)t / Gorilla Tape

● Propane camping stoves and lighters

● Outdoor cooking gear

● Water Bottles and Water Jugs

● Contractor trash bags

● Smaller garbage bags

● Headlamps/Flashlights/Battery Lanterns

● Batteries (AA & AAA / C & D)

● Baby Wipes/Face Wipes

● Rubbermaid bins

 

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS

● Reusable grocery store bags and plastic bags with handles

● Water Bottles

● Cloth Masks

● Bicycles

● Skateboards

● Scooters

● Helmets & Locks

● Guitars

● Ukuleles

● Art Supplies

● Sketch Pads

● Pencils & Pens

● Bean Bag Chairs

● Body Wash

● Hairbrushes, Scrunchies, and Hair Ties

● Bath Towels & Wash Cloths

● Wet Wipes/Baby Wipes

● Nail Clippers

● Beach Towels

● Rakes & Shovels

● Wheelbarrow

● Buckets & Baskets

● Quality Kitchenware & Cookware

● Yoga Mats

● Cell phone chargers

● Cell phone protective cases (i.e. Otter Boxes)

● Ear Buds

● Legos

● Sturdy Plastic Hangers

● Portable Clothes Hanging Racks

● Ice Skates & Hockey Skates

● Hockey Sticks

● Snow Sleds

 

PANTRY FOOD – Made available on-site to youth participating in our drop-in center, case management, transitional living programs, and delivered to families as needed throughout the Midcoast. Based on our community outreach efforts over the course of the past four years, the following items have consistently proven to be among the most popular and frequently requested:

● Chicken Noodle Soup

● Minestrone Soup

● Tomato Soup

● Canned Beans

● Beef Stew & Chili

● Pasta & Sauce (ideally not the government issued kind)

● Ramen Noodles

● Peanut Butter & Jelly

● Flour Tortillas

● Kraft Mac-n-Cheese

● Instant Mashed Potatoes (ideally not the government issued kind)

● Tuna & Mayo

● Saltine Crackers

● Brand Cereals

● Fruit Snacks

● Fruit Bars

● Granola Bars

● Pretzels

● Goldfish

● Mixed Nuts

● Microwave Popcorn

● Healthy Snacks

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