If you see something on the list below that you wish to donate, or if your office or organization would like to host a donation drive, please contact the Lincoln Park Community Shelter. LPCS cannot pick up donations; please call (773) 549-6111, ext. 216 to schedule a donation drop off.
If you have items to donate that we cannot accept, visit www.lincolnparkconnect.com to find an organization in need of donations. Thank you!
Items needed ASAP:
- Sunblock (specifically the travel sized one)
- Mouthwash (alcohol free and travel sized)
- Shaving cream
- Men's white t-shirts (larger sizes)
- Men's shoes (gently used or new)
- Underwear (both men's and women's)
Other Needed Items:
Small Boxes of Chicken Broth
Glucose Strips (Bayer, Contour Model)
- Cough Syrup
- Daytime Non-Drowsy Flu Relief
- Bacitracin Ointment
Large Mixing Bowls
Cleaning & Household Supplies
Murphy's Oil Soap
Stainless Steel Cleaner
Spray Disinfectant (Lysol)
Small Denomination Gift Cards (CVS, Walgreens, Costco)
New Men's Dress Socks (Black or Tan)
Briefcases or other professional bags
- AC units, space heaters, fans
We are no longer accepting clothing donations.
If you are interested in donating clothing, here are some great options:
Social Service Centers (Free clothing to clients)
Sarah’s Circle (Women’s clothing only; Uptown)
The Ark Thrift Shop (Wicker Park)
Elam Davies Social Service Center (Downtown)
Goldie’s Place (Lincoln Square)
Nearly New Shop (St. Vincent DePauls; Lincoln Park)
Brown Elephant (Lakeview/Wrigleyville)
Thank you so much to everyone who has supported the LPCS Clothing Closet in the past.
We greatly appreciate all of your generosity!