Wish List


Cash donations are preferred because they allow LUM to purchase 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.

Order & deliver items to LUM. To view the LUM list on Amazon, click HERE.


COVID-19 Hot Needs

Need large quantities, use everyday

  • DISINFECTING – Health & Safety
    • Disinfectant wipes (for surfaces)
    • Bleach
    • Hand sanitizer (2 liter)
    • Liquid hand soap (1 gallon)
    • Disinfectant spray (Lysol)
    • Disinfectant cleaner (Fantasik, 409, Clorox)
    • Antibacterial wipes (for hands)
  • EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES – Preventive, Safety
    • Thermometers – Infrared
    • Gloves – nitrile/latex, disposable
    • Face Shields
    • Face Masks
  • PAPER SUPPLIES – Health, Personal Hygiene
    • Toilet Paper
    • Paper Towels
    • Facial Tissues
    • Paper plates, paper napkins, plastic forks, paper cups
    • Re-sealable storage bags (Ziploc)
  • CLEANING SUPPLIES
    • All Purpose Cleaner (Simple Green concentrate, original scent)
    • Trash bags – 13 gallon/tall kitchen draw-string (Hefty brand preferred)
    • Trash bags – 30 gallon (Hefty brand preferred)
    • Laundry Detergent (HE liquid)
    • Dishwasher Detergent
    • Dishwashing Liquid Soap
  • Coffee Set Up
    • Coffee (Caffeinated)
    • Coffee filters
    • Sweetener packets (Sugar, Splenda, Sweet’N Low, Equal)
    • Powdered Creamer

Hot Needs

Need large quantities, use everyday

  • Paper Supplies
    • Toilet Paper
    • Paper Towels
  • Cleaning Supplies
    • Bleach (Clorox)
    • All Purpose Cleaner (Simple Green concentrate, original scent)
    • 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 — Laundry Detergent (HE liquid), Disinfectant Spray (Lysol)
  • Personal Care (emergency shelter & youth programs)
    • Deodorant, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Disposable Razors, Shaving Cream, 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 — Dishwashing Liquid, Dishwasher Detergent
  • Paper Supplies — Paper napkins, Facial Tissues (Kleenex), Paper plates, Disposable cups, Ziplock bags
  • Bus passes

Low Needs

Need on hand, use seasonally and occasionally.
Before purchasing or collecting these items, please check with LUM first

  • Personal Care — Tampons, Sanitary napkins, Foot powder, Combs, Nail Clippers, Pocket facial tissues
  • 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
  • Medical supplies — Band-Aids, Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Acetaminophen, Gauze pads, Neosporin, First Aid Antiseptic Spray

Program Needs

Items listed by program


  • Personal Care — Liquid Hand Soap, Disinfecting Wipes (Clorox ), Hand Sanitizer 
  • Cleaning Supplies — Bleach, Disinfectant Spray (Lysol), Liquid dish detergent, Trash bags (13 gallon/tall kitchen draw-string), Trash bags (39 gallon or larger)
  • Snacks (healthy, low/no sugar)
    • Drinks — 100% Fruit Juice, Bottled water, Milk
    • Healthy Snacks — Fresh fruit, Carrots (snack size), Raisins, Yogurt cups, Applesauce cups, Fruit cups, Pudding cups, Gelatin cups (Jello)
    • Pre-packaged Crackers (sandwich crackers, Goldfish, etc)
    • Snack Bars — Granola Bars, Fruit Bars, Breakfast Bars, Cereal Bars, Rice Krispie Treats
  • Paper Supplies — Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Paper napkins, Facial Tissues (Kleenex), Paper plates, Disposable or paper cups (8 oz.), Ziplock bags
  • Medical Supplies — Vinyl Gloves, Band aids, Medical tape, Neosporin
  • Office Supplies — Masking Tape, Scotch tape, Thermal Laminating Pouches, Borders for Bulletin Board
  • School and Art Supplies:
    • Dry Erase Markers, Colored Pencils-12 pack, Crayons-24 pack, Washable Markers-10 pack
    • Hot glue stick refills, Perler Beads (melting beads)
    • Notebooks, Copy Paper, Construction Paper
    • Glue sticks, Blunt child scissors, Supply pouches or boxes
    • Watercolors, Washable tempera paint, 5×7 or 8×10 canvas
    • Plastic Storage Containers with Lids, 18-20 quart & 10-12 quart
  • Outdoor Play: Soccer balls, Kick balls, Nerf footballs, Sidewalk Chalk, Bug Catchers, Hula Hoops
  • Indoor Play: Floor Puzzles, Magnetic blocks, Lego sets, Lego base plates, Dominos (regular with dots)

Emergency Shelter Wishlist – To view the Amazon wishlist, click HERE

  • Paper Supplies — Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Paper napkins, Facial Tissues (Kleenex), Paper plates, Disposable cups
  • Cleaning Supplies — Disinfectant Spray (Lysol), All Purpose Cleaner (Simple Green), 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, Shaving Cream, 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; 
  • Blankets & Quilts — each family gets at least one for the family
  • Wrapping Paper, Gift Bags, Tape
  • Batteries
  • Gift Cards — Food cards, Gift cards for teen siblings
  • Bottled water
  • Trash bags (30 gallon)
  • Ziploc bags (1 gallon)
  • Coffee  

Food Pantry Wishlist (LUM Protein Food Pantry)

  • Paper Products: Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Napkins, Facial Tissues
  • Protein:
    • Peanut butter
    • Canned meats (beef, chicken), canned fish (tuna)
    • Beans, legumes, lentils – dry or canned
    • Eggs
  • Fresh Produce: Fruits & Vegetables
  • Baby Items: Baby Formula, Baby Food, Baby Diapers, Wipes
  • Feminine Hygiene Products: liners, napkins, pads, tampons, wipes