Items in Need

What’s an in-kind donation? Well, it’s STUFF! Food, Clothing, Household Goods, Blankets and much more.

Thanks to the community, The Action Center distributed $5 million worth of in-kind donations to our neighbors in need in 2015.

What we need the most right now

FOOD ITEMS: Cereal, Cereal Bars, Peanut Butter, Canned Chicken, Beans, Pasta/Sauce, Pasta Dinners, Mac and Cheese, Canned Fruit, Canned Corn

THANKSGIVING FOOD ITEMS: Yams, Turkey Stuffing, Chicken Broth, Instant Potatoes, Pie Filling, Cornbread or Muffin Mix, Cake or Brownie Mix

NON-FOOD ITEMS:  Remote Controlled Cars, Dolls, Action Figures, Footballs, Soccer Balls, Baseballs, Scooters, Skateboards, Disney’s Frozen Toys, Star Wars Toys, Minion Toys, Makeup Kits, Nail Polish Kits, Arts and Craft Kits, Stuffed Animals, Infant/Toddler Toys, Bikes, Helmets

Make a donation at our drive-thru dock or click on the DONATE NOW button in the top right corner.

Items we need year-round

 Winter Clothing  | New Toys | Household Items  | School Supplies  |   Office Supplies | Shelter Items

Where to Drop Off

8755 W. 14th Avenue, Lakewood. The drive-thru dock is located on the east side of The Action Center and is open for donations:

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00 am to Noon
  • Sundays: Closed


Ways to help us put your donation to good use faster – Items we can NOT accept