Most Needed Items for the Shelter

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We appreciate the generosity of individuals, businesses, and organizations who help Anna Marie's Shelter and Transition House by donating items from the needs list!

To make arrangements to deliver any of these items, please contact the Facilities Manager at Anna Marie's shelter at 320.253.6900 or 1.800.950.2203.

School Supplies

  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Pencils
  • Calculators
  • Play Doh
  • Colored Pencils
  • composition note books
  • pocket folders
  • wide note book paper
  • rulers

General merchandise

  • Towels
  • New pillows
  • Movie Passes
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Feminine Products
  • Iron's
  • Bathroom Cleaners:  Scrubbing Bubbles, Windex, Toilet Bowl Cleaner/Mr. Clean
  • African-American Hair Products:  Blue Magic, Pink Lotion
  • Gift Certificates:  Cashwise, Sam’s Club (to buy fresh meats and produce)
  • Gift cards to Shopko, Target, Wal-Mart, etc.  


  • Baby Formula
  • Grahm & Saltine Crackers
  • Canned vegetables:  Green Beans, Corn, Peas, Tomatoes
  • Canned fruit:  Peaches, Pears, Pineapple, Fruit Cocktail
  • Creamed Soups: Cream of Chicken, Cream of Mushroom
  • Canned Soups: Chicken Noodle, Vegetable Beef, Tomato
  • Instant rice, (like Minute Rice)
  • Cereals:  All Kinds
  • 100% Juice:  Apple, Grape, OrangeCranberry
  • Cooking Oil
  • Granulated & BrownSugar
  • Flour
  • Ketchup
  • Coffee:  Regular and Decaf / Coffee Creamer
  • Snacks for Adults and Children