1021 1st Ave. N. Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515.955.3366

"Fort Dodge Homeless Shelter"

Every donation, no matter the size, makes a big difference in the lives of the men who will be staying at the Beacon.

The following is a list of items needed at the Beacon of Hope Shelter

WE CARE KITS
(Kits are given to each guest when they check into the Beacon)
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Dental Floss
Toothbrush Cover
Deodorant/Antiperspirant
Multi blade Disposable Razors Shaving Cream
Bar Soap or Body Wash
Shampoo & Conditioner
New Washcloth
Pocket Packs of Kleenex
Hairbrush/Comb

First Aid and Grooming
Anti-Fungal Creams
Baby Powder
Foot Powder
Anti-Bacterial creams
Band-aids

Linens
Bedding
Pillows
Towels
Washcloths

Paper Products
Toilet Paper
Paper Towels
Kleenex

Miscellaneous
Bibles
Large Storage Tubs with Lids

Clothing
Men’s Scrubs (all sizes)
New Tube Socks
New Underwear/Boxers
Pajamas
Men’s Coats
Hats
Boots

Cleaning Supplies
Liquid Hand Soap
Dishwashing Liquid
CLR (calcium, lime & rust removal)
Mildew Remover

Maintenance Supplies
Light bulbs
Softener Salt

Kitchen Supplies
Large Pots/Pans
Mixing Bowls
Utensils

Food
Beef
Pork
Poultry
Bottled Water

Office Supplies
Computer Towers or Laptops
Flash Drives
External Hard Drives
Stamps
Office Accessories (printer paper, tape, folders, notepads, etc.)
Surge Protectors
Extension Cords

We are also always looking for volunteers to help sort and help out at our thrift store “2nd Chance”  conveniently located across the street from the shelter.

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