High Needs

Help families and individuals experiencing homelessness today

Thank you for your interest in supporting the needs of our programs and services. Your support will help us provide access to basic necessities for the people we serve in communities around New Hampshire, including Manchester, Concord, Dover, and Wolfeboro.

All donations, excluding gently used clothing and household items, can be dropped off at our new Food Pantry & Donation Center.

Drop-off Hours and Location for High-Need Items:
176 Lake Ave
Manchester, NH, 03103
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

If you have a large donation and need access outside these days and times please email our team at [email protected] to set up another time. We are happy help you answer any questions you might have.

Please Review our High-Need Items

Current High-Need Items

All items must be brand new.

Fruit (100% juice or no sugar added)

  • Apple sauce
  • Canned pineapple
  • Canned pears
  • Canned mixed fruit

Whole Grains (First ingredient whole grain, no sugar added)

  • Brown rice
  • Wild rice
  • Oatmeal
  • Cereal
  • Pasta

Vegetables (low sodium or no salt added, no sugar added)

  • Canned carrots
  • Canned corn
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Canned mixed vegetables

Protein (low or no salt added, no sugar added)

  • Canned beans
  • Dried beans
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned tuna
  • Mixed nuts
  • Peanut butter

Other foods (low or no sodium)

  • Broth
  • Dried herbs
  • Soups
  • Spices

If you are unable to purchase foods listed above, we also accept Hannaford Gift Cards in $25+ increments which will be used to purchase high need foods.

Household items

  • 13 gallon garbage can w/lid + trash bags
  • Bath towels/hand towels
  • Brooms w/ dust pans
  • Can openers
  • Closed loop clothes hangers
  • Dish soap
  • Disinfecting wipes and sprays
  • Laundry baskets
  • Laundry detergent (both pods and liquid)
  • Mops/buckets
  • Reusable bags (gently used is okay)
  • Shower curtains, liners & rings
  • Toilet brushes
  • XL Twin sheets
  • XL Twin comforters

Personal items

  • Baby diapers (current need size 5)
  • Baby food
  • Baby wipes
  • Brand new backpacks (adults)
  • Brand new gloves/hats
  • Brand new underwear, bras and socks (both adults and children)
  • Full size shampoo/conditioner
  • Full size body wash
  • Hand/foot warmers
  • Ponchos
  • Razors