September Urgent Needs at Raleigh Rescue Mission

Our current and most urgent needs are:

  • Women’s scrubs, size M, L, XL, 2XL (pants most needed)
  • Women’s bedroom slippers
  • Women’s pajamas, (M, L, XL, 2XL)
  • Pull-Ups: girls size 4T/5T, boys size 4T/5T
  • Child size 14 Goodnites – boys and girls
  • Baby oil, baby lotion, baby powder
  • Local 2-Day ($2) or Local 7-Day ($12) Bus Passes (
  • Twin sheets and pillow cases
  • Men’s Boxers: Large, XL, 2X, 3X (new only)
  • Men’s and women’s underwear (new only, all sizes)
  • Men’s shower shoes (size 11 and larger)
  • Men’s Shoes, size 8-14
  • Men’s undershirts (sizes L-3XL)
  • Men’s socks (new)
  • Men’s shaving cream (small cans)
  • Travel sized soap
  • Hair gel, Hair grease and Hair spray
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Travel size deodorant
  • Loofahs and shower caps
  • Edge control for African-American hair
  • Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) and Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • Cold Medicine
  • Allergy medication
  • Denture Adhesive
  • Lysol spray and disinfectant wipes
  • Snacks for children (granola bars, cereal bars, apple sauce/fruit cups)
  • Water bottles and juice boxes
  • Bacon and Sausage (links or patties)
  • Cereal, oatmeal and grits
  • Canned vegetables, beans & fruit (large family sized cans, if possible)
  • Cooking oil (olive oil, Pam spray, Canola oil)
  • Sugar (10# bags)

Items from our Urgent and Ongoing Needs list should be dropped off at our main residential facility:

314 E. Hargett Street
Downtown Raleigh

Questions? Please contact Viki Redding at 919-793-2656 or

About Raleigh Rescue Mission

Raleigh Rescue Mission offers critical life-saving services like meals, emergency overnight shelter, coats and other warm clothing in the winter, plus medical care for our residents. In everything we do, our goal is to help our clients restore their lives. Through recovery services, adult education, housing locator assistance, discipleship and more, lives are transformed profoundly.