Wish List

Would you, your company, or your school like to collect Items for Places for People? Individuals and families served by Places for People are most often in need of the following items. 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 Julia Day at jday@placesforpeople.org or 314-535-2310. Please note, Places for People no longer accepts clothing items, and rarely accepts donations of furniture. For furniture donations, we recommend contacting our partners at Home Sweet Home.

  • 9-Volt Batteries (for smoke detectors)
  • Air Conditioner Units
  • Batteries
  • Blankets (must be new or gently used)
  • Brooms
  • Buckets
  • Bus Passes
  • Calendars (Pocket or Wall) to Keep Appointments
  • Can Openers
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Conditioner (Hair)
  • Deodorant/Anti-Perspirant
  • Diapers
  • Dryer (New or Gently Used)
  • Fans
  • Food (Non-perishable)
  • Hand Warmers
  • Hygiene Items
  • International Phone Cards
  • Kitchen Utensils
  • Laundry Baskets
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Light Bulbs
  • Medication Planners/Containers
  • Mops
  • Pillows (must be new)
  • Sanitary Pads/Tampons
  • Scotch Tape
  • Shampoo
  • Shave Kits
  • Sheets
  • Shower Curtains
  • Soap
  • Socks (must be new)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Towels (Must be new or gently used)
  • Trash Bags
  • Trash Cans
  • Washing Machine (New or Gently Used)
  • Window Curtains
  • Winter Gloves
  • Wallets