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; generic shampoo and conditioner
Non-perishable snack foods (granola bars, mixed nuts, chips, beef jerky, etc.)
urgent need: young men's clothing: plain t-shirts, shorts (teen styles only), sweatpants, and jeans
Women's hipster underwear, sizes 5-12
Men's boxer briefs, sizes S-XXL
Men's basket ball shorts, sizes M-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)
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)
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.