Donations of Goods Helps People Meet Basic Needs

When you donate food, personal hygiene and household items, you are supporting the aging, the homeless and veterans who are...

Choosing between purchasing food or medicine on a small fixed income.

Learning to cook, launder clothes and develop healthy hygiene habits for the first time,

Re-establishing a household and maintaining personal hygiene while looking for employment.

Your support in donating goods assists in meeting immediate needs. The following is a wish list of items needed OR for your convenience, you may order from our Amazon Wish List and it will ship directly to Volunteers of America Oklahoma.


Personal Care Items

Soap, shampoo
Toothbrushes, toothpaste
Feminine products
Razors, shaving cream
Mini tissue packets
First aid kits
Nail clippers, emery boards
Brushes, combs
Lip balm
Hand sanitizer

Household Items

Toilet paper, paper towels
Trash bags
Cleaning supplies
Bedding - full-size (sheets, blanket)
Towels (bath and dish)
Flatware/cooking utensils
Glasses, cups, mugs
Cooking pots, pans, skillets
Plates and bowls
Can opener
Dish soap (and sponges)
Laundry detergent
Rubber gloves (all sizes)


Socks (for men and women)
Hats and gloves
Winter coats
Quarters for laundry

Shelf Stable Food

Canned Beans
Pasta and Rice
Spaghetti Sauce
Canned Tuna/Chicken
Mac and Cheese
Canned Soup/Stew/Chili
Green Beans
Canned Fruit
Peanut Butter
Pancake Mix
Powdered Milk
Condensed Milk
Shelf-Stable Milk
Granola Bars

In-kind donations may be eligible for a tax deduction - please consult your tax specialist for further details. We will provide a receipt of your donation to be used for this purpose.

    It was like a dream to get keys to my apartment and the household items I needed to make a fresh start.

    Norman, Housing Services client


    Donations accepted at the Tulsa Headquarters at 9605 E. 61st Street (61st & Mingo). Call us at 918-307-1500 or email with questions or need a large donation pick-up.

    For the health and safety of clients, we only accept canned and packaged food in original packaging. All food must be in good condition with original food label intact, and not past the expiration date.