Immediate Needs List

Immediate Needs


  • Pre-made meals that can be frozen to feed 30
  • Milk
  • Cereal
  • Shelf stable items to make meals
  • Frozen pizzas/frozen burritos/frozen hamburgers/frozen lasagna
  • Ground beef, Chicken breasts/wings, other meat/protein, tuna
  • Coffee/ powdered coffee creamer
  • Sugar
  • Deodorant
  • Quart-sized food containers (and other large sizes for freezing/storing food)
  • 10, 13, 32 and 55-gallon trash bags
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins
  • Backpacks
  • Earbuds
  • Boxers and briefs in men’s sizes medium, large, and extra large
  • USB C or Micro USA chargers for the Samsung/Android phones
  • White copy paper
  • Grocery store gift cards (Janesville locations)
  • More items on our Amazon Wish List here


These donations can be dropped off at our shelter location, 1025 N Washington Street, Janesville at any time.

All clothing, home decor, kitchen supplies, etc can be taken to our GIFTS Thrift store at 1141 Black Bridge Rd, Janesville.

*Note: GIFTS Shelter guests receive vouchers to get the items they need at the GIFTS Thrift Store. 

Thank you for your support!