Wish List


Cash donations are preferred because they allow LUM to purchased what is needed, when it’s needed. Donations of “needed items” are also welcome and appreciated. If you wish to donate items to LUM, here is our wish list. Items are listed by “need” and also by program (below). Please either ship or drop off items to the LUM Office (420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901). Please email us if you have any questions.


Hot Needs — need large quantities, use everyday
  • Paper Supplies
    • Toilet Paper
    • Paper Towels
  • Cleaning Supplies
    • Bleach (Clorox)
    • All Purpose Cleaner (Fabuloso)
    • Trash bags – 13 gallon/tall kitchen draw-string (Hefty brand preferred)
    • Trash bags – 30 gallon (Hefty brand preferred)
  • Coffee Set Up
    • Coffee (Caffeinated)
    • Coffee filters
    • Sweetener packets (Sugar, Splenda, Sweet’N Low, Equal)
    • Powdered Creamer

High Needs — need large quantities, use often
  • Cleaning Supplies — Disinfectant Spray (Lysol)
  • Personal Care — Liquid Hand Soap, Disinfecting Wipes (Clorox ), Hand sanitizer 
  • Drinks (youth programs) — 100% Fruit Juice, Bottled water, Milk
  • Healthy Snacks (youth programs) — Peanut butter, Fresh fruit, Carrots (snack size), Raisins, Yogurt cups, Applesauce cups, Fruit cups, Pudding cups, Gelatin cups (Jello)
  • Snack Bars (youth programs & emergency shelter) — Granola Bars, Fruit Bars, Breakfast Bars, Cereal Bars, Rice Krispies Treats

Medium Needs — need on hand, use often
  • Cleaning Supplies — Laundry Detergent, Dishwashing Liquid, Dishwasher Detergent
  • Medical supplies — Band-Aids, Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Acetaminophen, Gauze pads, Neosporin, First Aid Antiseptic Spray
  • Paper Supplies — Paper napkins, Facial Tissues (Kleenex), Paper plates, Disposable cups, Ziplock bags
  • Bus passes

Low Needs — need on hand, use seasonally and occasionally
  • School Supplies (youth programs) — Ruled paper, Glue sticks, Pencils, Construction paper, Flash/Thumb drives, Crayons, Colored Pencils, Calculators
  • Personal Care — Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Tampons, Sanitary napkins, Foot powder, Disposable Razors, Combs, Nail Clippers, Pocket facial tissues
  • Recreation (youth programs) — Board Games, Playing Cards, Coloring Books, Crayons, Colored Pencils, Markers
  • Sports/Playground Equipment (youth programs) — Basketballs, Soccer balls, Kickballs, Jump ropes, Sidewalk Chalk
  • Clothing (emergency shelter & assistance programs) — Socks; Underwear; Winter gloves, hats, socks, scarves (men’s & women’s)
  • Food items — Hot Cocoa – powdered mix, Coffee – decaffeinated, Peanut butter

Program Needs — items listed by program

Youth Programs Wishlist (After School Program, 5th Quarter Summer Learning Program, LUM Camp)

    • Personal Care — Liquid Hand Soap, Disinfecting Wipes (Clorox ), Hand sanitizer 
    • Cleaning Supplies — Disinfectant Spray (Lysol), All Purpose Cleaner (Fabuloso), Bleach (Clorox), Dishwasher Detergent, Trash bags (30 gallon), Trash bags (13 gallon/tall kitchen draw-string)
    • Snacks
      • Drinks — 100% Fruit Juice, Bottled water, Milk
      • Healthy Snacks — Peanut butter, Fresh fruit, Carrots (snack size), Raisins, Yogurt cups, Applesauce cups, Fruit cups, Pudding cups, Gelatin cups (Jello)
      • Snack Bars — Granola Bars, Fruit Bars, Breakfast Bars, Cereal Bars, Rice Krispie Treats
    • Recreation — Board Games, Playing Cards, Coloring Books, Crayons, Colored Pencils, Markers
    • Sports/Playground Equipment — Basketballs, Soccer balls, Kickballs, Jump ropes, Sidewalk Chalk
    • School Supplies — Ruled paper, Glue sticks, Pencils, Pens, Construction paper, Flash/Thumb drives, Crayons, Sharpies
    • Paper Supplies — Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Paper napkins, Facial Tissues (Kleenex), Paper plates, Disposable cups, Ziplock bags
    • Medical supplies — Band-Aids, Gauze pads, Neosporin, First Aid Antiseptic Spray

Emergency Shelter Wishlist

  • Paper Supplies — Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Paper napkins, Facial Tissues (Kleenex), Paper plates, Disposable cups
  • Cleaning Supplies — Disinfectant Spray (Lysol), All Purpose Cleaner (Fabuloso), Bleach (Clorox), Laundry Detergent, Dishwashing Liquid, Dishwasher Detergent, Trash bags (13 gallon/tall kitchen draw-string)
  • Medical supplies — Band-Aids, Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Acetaminophen, Gauze pads, Neosporin, First Aid Antiseptic Spray
  • Personal Care — Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Tampons, Sanitary napkins, Foot powder, Disposable Razors, Combs, Nail Clippers, Pocket facial tissues, Liquid Hand Soap, Disinfecting Wipes (Clorox ), Hand sanitizer
  • Food items — Peanut butter, Snack Bars (Granola Bars, Fruit Bars, Breakfast Bars, Cereal Bars, Rice Krispies Treats), Hot Cocoa – powdered mix, Bottled water
  • Coffee Set Up — Coffee (Caffeinated), Coffee filters, Sweetener packets (sugar, Splenda, Sweet’N Low, Equal), Powdered Creamer
  • Clothing — Socks; Underwear; Winter gloves, hats, socks, scarves (men’s & women’s)
  • Bus passes

Jubilee Christmas Wishlist — new items only

  • Toys, Board Games, Dolls, Lego sets, Dress up & Pretend Play, Play kitchen items
    • Highest need — children aged 10 – 12 years old
    • No Guns, please
  • Sports & Recreation equipment — Balls & equipment (basketball, soccer, kick balls, baseball, etc.), Bikes, Outdoor games (Flying discs – Frisbee, Hula-hoops, Jump ropes, Family games)
  • Books (grade-level: Pre-K through teen)
  • Craft Kits & Art Supplies
  • Children’s clothing — outfits; winter coats, gloves, hats, scarves, boots; 
  • Wrapping Paper, Gift Bags, Tape
  • Batteries
  • Gift Cards — Food cards, Gift cards for teen siblings
  • Bottled water
  • Trash bags (30 gallon)

Food Pantry Wishlist (St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry)

  • Boxed meals — Hamburger Helper, Zatarain’s, Hormel Compleats, Old El Paso
  • Canned Meals — beef stew, chili, pasta with meat
  • Canned meats, canned tuna
  • Canned vegetables & fruit
  • Cereal — Boxed, Oatmeal
  • Pancake mix, biscuit mix
  • Peanut butter
  • Fresh Produce — Fruits & Vegetables
  • Toilet Paper