Donations to ATXHAW

Once again, we’ll be collecting donations for those experiencing homelessness at Extreme Clean this Saturday, October 12, from 8am-2pm.  Please see below for a list from their website of items NEEDED as well as those accepted.

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Welcome to our traffic light shopping guide! Below is a list of our staple items, which was last updated on October 1, 2019.  Your donation is tax-deductible!  We are a 501(c)(3) organization.

For a complete list of everything we do and don’t accept, please see our Donate page.

As of February 24th, 2019, we cannot accept clothing (t-shirts, jeans, shorts, etc.). We continue to accept accessories that can be placed on our giveaway line, such as socks, underwear, bras, shoes, belts, hats, etc. If you’re not sure whether to donate a certain item, please email

Green Light (we really need these items!):

*Nail clippers
*Women’s underwear
*Non-perishable grab and go foods
*Hair oil/ leave-in conditioners for coarse hair
*Grab and go fruit for the day of the Giveaway
*Toilet paper
*Combs/brushes/hair picks (brushes and combs for all hair types)
Lip balm
Hair elastics
Emergency blankets
Insect repellent
Men’s underwear

*means that we are completely out of these items!

Yellow Light (we probably have enough of these items, but a few more wouldn’t hurt):

Women’s socks
Men’s socks
Mouthwash, dental floss

Red Light (we don’t need any more of these items right now):

Soap & body wash
Toothbrush covers
First aid kits
Baby wipes
Cotton balls
Floss picks
All feminine hygiene
All plastic Ziploc style bags

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