Oasis for Youth is dependent on donations to provide practical assistance to the teens who drop in. We offer free: clothes closet, personal care and hygiene products, snacks and food items to take home.
You can even have Amazon donate toward your purchase by using our Smile.Amazon page: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-3683785.
Please note that we are overstocked on: toothpaste and tooth brushes
Non-perishable snack foods (granola bars, mixed nuts, chips, beef jerky, etc.)
underwear (men’s sizes s-xxl and women’s sizes 7 &9)
warm clothing (hats, gloves, sweaters, sweatpants, long johns),
new household items (see below)
Men’s and Women’s sweaters and sweatpants (all adult sizes)
Women's hipster underwear, sizes 5-12
Men's boxer briefs, sizes S-XXL
Women's clothing (teen/young adult styles only), particularly L and XL
Men's clothing (teen/young adult styles only), sizes S-XL
Wool socks (men's and women's)
New or very lightly used shoes (all adult sizes)
Shampoo and Conditioner
Ethnic hair care and styling products (available at Target, Walmart, etc.)
Body wash (especially men's) & lotion
Diapers & Wipes (all sizes, but especially sizes 3 and 4)
New household items for youth moving into new places (pillows, sheets/pillowcases, picture frames, cookware, dishes, etc.)
Backpacks and cross-body bags (camping/hiking backpacks)
$20 grocery cards, especially to Cub Foods
$20 gift cards for Target, Walmart, or the Dollar Tree for those basic items we do not stock
Go-To Cards for light rail and bus use (can be purchased at Cub Foods store service counter)
$15 gas cards for any gas station
Gift cards to Saver's, ARC, or consignment stores are welcome, too.
Paper products, Ziplock bags, and containers (for drop-in meals)
If your school, church, civic group or other organization would like to arrange a collection drive, please check our our wish lists for most pressing needs.