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After School Teen Drop In Center

School Year Hours:

Monday - Friday
3 - 7 PM

541 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton PA 18509

www.nepayouthshelter.org

nepayouthshelter@gmail.com

2023-2024 Wish List 

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(Updated July 27, 2023)

Snacks: cookies (prepackaged or mixes- chocolate chip, chocolate, snickerdoodles, Oreos, Keebler cookies, butter cookies, Rice Krispy treats, frosted animal crackers, etc.), chips (lunch box size, not full size), fruit snacks, tortilla chips, individually wrapped candy, fruit cups, lunchbox size crackers, chocolate bars, marshmallows, graham crackers, Frank’s Hot Sauce, mild salsa, goldfish crackers, granola bars, gummy bears, Pop Tarts, Slim Jims, microwave popcorn,  Avoid peanuts and peanut butter as much as possible.
 

Drinks: plain bottled water, flavored bottled water, Capri Suns, powdered drinks such Kool-Aid, lemonade, Tang, iced tea mix, apple juice, orange juice, Individual packets of flavored powder for water bottles, NO carbonated drinks.
 

Food items: vegetable oil, olive oil, balsamic vinaigrette, garlic salt & garlic powder, red pepper flakes, salsa (mild, NOT medium or hot), queso dip, cans of Rotel, boxed potatoes like mashed, au gratin, hash browns, Bisquick, pizza crust dry mix & pizza sauce, pepperoni slices, breath mints, canned turkey, Manwich, canned chili, canned stew, Banana bread mix, apple crisp mix, sugar, flour, cream of broccoli soup, cheese soup, cream of chicken soup. Grape and strawberry jam or jelly. Mac & Cheese boxes & cups. Pasta, pasta sauce (red, alfredo, pesto), sugar, flour, cinnamon, ginger, ground clove, dried basil, oregano, sage, thyme, rosemary. Salad dressings, (especially Ranch), Frank’s Hot Sauce, taco kits, bottled water. Pancake mix. Flour tortillas, corn tortillas, mild enchilada sauce, seasoning packets (McCormick or Schilling) crockpot seasonings, Mexican seasonings, refried pinto beans, refried black beans, mustard, ketchup, mayonnaise, BBQ sauce, white rice
 

​Frozen Items: ground beef, chicken tenders, turkey breast, bread, ice cream, frozen vegetables (prefer broccoli), frozen fruit, perogies, French fries, tater tots, fresh frozen pasta like gnocchi, ravioli & tortellini, Family style frozen lasagna, frozen garlic bread or plain bread, hot pockets, pizza rolls, toaster strudels, frozen meatballs.
 

​Laundry supplies: detergent powder, liquid or pods, dryer sheets, color catchers, fabric softener, stain remover, bleach.

​Personal Care products: tiny rubber bands clear or black, ethnic hair shampoo and conditioner like Carol’s Daughter, African Pride, Shea Moisture, gels, pomade, hair shine, frizz control, etc.), acne products like witch hazel, Cetaphil cleanser, Nivea cream, Clearasil, Stridex pads, gentle face wash, face scrub, make-up remover pads or cleaners, deodorants, body powder, foot powder, tweezers, aftershave, body spray like Axe or Calgon feminine spray, body lotion, razors, shaving cream. For our teens with eczema, we could also use unscented products like bar soap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotion, etc. We do NOT need any trial/travel size items, or toothbrushes or toothpaste. We do NOT need feminine products.
 

​Cleaning supplies: anti-bacterial hand soap, all-purpose anti-bacterial cleaners, 13 gallon tall kitchen garbage bags, 30, 39 & 42 gallon black lawn bags, dishwasher detergent pods or liquid, spray air fresheners, Lysol spray, liquid dish soap, fabric cleaner, Scotch guard protection, disposable rubber gloves, disposable masks, paper towels, window cleaner. Sponges
   

Clothing: NEW ONLY men’s t-shirts, any style (small to XXL), men’s knit boxer briefs, any color (Small to XXL), women’s panties, any style (no thongs) (small to XXL or sizes 5-12), women’s bras 36, 38, 40, 42 BCD cups, winter gloves with the technology finger. Gently used appropriate clothing for teenagers.
 

Miscellaneous items: plastic 'to go' containers with lids that securely close, rectangle and square facial tissue boxes, reusable grocery bags, Swiffer duster replacements, Libman mop head replacements (both the orange polka dot and yellow sponge), Hot Hands & Hot Toes packs, plastic cups, paper napkins, toilet paper, paper towels, zip lock storage bags (snack, sandwich, quart & gallon), plastic wrap, foil, parchment paper, wax paper, food storage containers, Gift cards to Gerrity’s, Redner’s, Riccardo’s so we can purchase perishables like milk & butter.

ALL DONATIONS CAN COME TO THE TEEN CENTER AT 541 WYOMING AVE, SCRANTON, PA 18509. CALL FIRST SO CAN PREPARE FOR YOUR ARRIVAL.

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