Would you, your company, or your school like to collect items for individuals served by Places for People? To hold a collection drive on our behalf, or if you have any of the items listed below that you would like to donate to Places for People, please contact us at 314-535-2310. Please note, Places for People does not accept donations of clothing or furniture.

General Wish List

As the professionals on our staff continue to do their jobs, there are a number of critical supplies that will help immensely in providing care to those we serve. Please consider donating these items or making a tax-deductible donation to cover the expense.


  • Baby formula
  • Hospital-grade thermometers
  • Disposable thermometers
  • Sticker thermometers
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disposable gloves (latex and non-latex)
  • Masks
  • Goggles
  • Alcohol-soaked wipes
  • N95 Resipirators
  • Laptops
  • Broadband Internet cards
  • Pill organizers/planners
  • Phones (Reloadable phones and minute cards)

Move-in Boxes Wish List

For individuals or families who have experienced homelessness, moving into an apartment is a life-changing experience. Unfortunately, the reality is that they will have very few possessions, if any, to bring with them, and few resources to pay for necessary items. Places for People seeks donations to provide “Move-In Boxes” to help make an apartment a home.

  • 4 plates
  • 2 cups
  • 4 knives, forks, spoons
  • 1 pot
  • 1 skillet
  • 1 spatula
  • 1 cutting knife
  • Can opener
  • 2 dish cloths
  • 2 dish towel
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Trash bags
  • Laundry detergent
  • Broom/dust pan
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toilet paper
  • 2 wash cloths
  • 2 bath towels
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Disposable razors
  • Feminine products
  • Set of full sheets
  • Pillowcase
  • Pillow
  • Blanket, quilt, or bedspread