Dorothy's Place

co-operating out of poverty

Item donations

General Item Donations

We have a constant need for donated items including toiletries, laundry soap, new socks and new underwear, and gently used shoes, blankets, jackets, pants and shirts. We don’t currently need bars of soap – we have a lifetime supply in our storage unit!

Holiday Donations

Here's an advanced look at our Thanksgiving wish list - please consider chipping in by bringing some of the following over to Dorothy's Place, Monday-Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. during the weeks before Thanksgiving.  We'll no doubt be serving about 1,000 dinners in our annual miracle of Thanksgiving!

  • Turkeys!
  • 50 lb. of ham
  • 15 5-lb bags of Idahoan potato flakes (or 300 lbs of red skin potatoes)
  • 15 #10 cans cranberry sauce
  • 24 #10 cans sweet corn
  • 25 cans of whipped cream topping
  • 12 #10 cans olives
  • 6 cases stuffing mix
  • 175 large heavy duty aluminum roasting pans
  • 250 ½ size aluminum pans for “family dinner take outs”
  • Large roll of aluminum foil
  • 10 bags prepared gravy
  • 20 gallons cranberry juice
  • 40 gallons apple juice
  • 40 fruit pies
  • 100 pumpkin pies
  • 1,000 cookies
  • Cheese
  • Butter
  • “Better Than Bouillon” chicken soup base
  • Orange Juice Concentrate (to glaze carrots)
  • Holiday Decorations