Donate Items

"What do you need?" We're glad you asked! We need all kinds of things that a person uses on a daily basis: food, clothing, towels, bed linens, and personal care items.

You can bring donated items to the Atlantic City Rescue Mission anytime, but the best time to drop off items is between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. M-Sun and Saturday and Sundays please use the main entrance of the Mission. Get directions to the Mission.


  • 100 LBS. of Meat Protein (Beef, Pork, Fish, Lamb) per meal
  • Un-Sliced Rolls of Lunch Meat
  • Gallon Size Mayonnaise
  • Gallon Size Salad Dressings
  • 5-10 pound bags of complete pancake mix
  • Large Containers of pancake syrup
  • 15 dozen egg crates (75 dozen eggs used per breakfast)
  • Cases of bottled water
  • Ice Tea Mix
  • Whole Turkeys and Hams (Uncooked)
  • New packages of socks and underwear
  • Plus Size Women's Clothes
  • Baby formula, diapers
  • 1st night kits - toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, deodorants, and socks
  • Plastic Storage Bins with Lids, 14 or 18 Gallon Totes (Rubbermaid Roughneck Totes are great!)
  • Drawstring Pajamas Pants in Lg, XL, XXL

Get directions to the Mission to drop off items or view the full list of needed items Check out our ACRM Chef's complete list of kitchen needs and latest blog post



Needed Items List

If you would like to print a copy of the needed items list, you can click here. If you don't have Acrobat Reader installed on your machine, download it now.

Food Products

  • coffee
  • sugar, white and brown
  • powdered pre-sweetened drink mixes (iced tea, lemonade, fruit punch)
  • canned tomato products
  • tea bags
  • juice
  • pancake syrup
  • assorted cold breakfast cereals
  • oatmeal
  • canned goods
  • spices
  • garlic powder
  • seasoned salt
  • black pepper

Medications and First Aid Products

  • Tylenol, aspirin or ibuprofen, cough and cold medications (for adults and children)
  • band-aid and other first aid products
  • cough drops
  • Vic's vapor rub

Towels and Wash Cloths

Personal Care Items

  • tooth paste
  • tooth brushes
  • shampoo
  • conditioner
  • hand and body lotions
  • antibacterial liquid hand soap in dispensers
  • bath soap-small bars (antibacterial preferred)
  • women's sanitary products
  • disposable razors
  • shaving cream
  • antiperspirant
  • combs/brushes

Paper Products

  • toilet tissue
  • facial tissues
  • paper towels
  • paper napkins

Baby Care Items

  • disposable diapers (all sizes)
  • diaper ointments, creams, powders
  • baby oil

Cash Donations

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