Most Needed Items for the Shelter

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 Volunteer Coordinator at Anna Marie's shelter at 320.253.6900 or 1.800.950.2203.

Group opportunity

Is your civic group, workplace, school, church or family looking for a service project? A food or paper product drive to benefit Anna Marie's Shelter is just the thing. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at Anna Marie's Shelter at 320-253-6900 or or Fax at 320-253-5563.

Cars Needed for Our School Program

We are in need of two dependable, fuel efficient, gently used cars for Youth Advocates to druve to get to schools for groups and presentations. Please call the Volunteer Coordinator at 320-253-6900 or

    • Sweet Dreams Project

    • colorful pillowcases suitable for children
      • General merchandise

        • Small bedroom lamps
        • Gift cards for Pet Smart or Mills Fleet Farm for our Pet Safe Home
        • Vicks V3100 cool mist humidifiers for bedrooms
        • Protec Model WF2 filters for humidifiers
        • Wooden rocking chairs for resident bedrooms
        • Gift bags and tissue for birthdays
        • Teen boys clothes
        • Boar bristle hair styling brushes
        • Movie Passes
        • Night Lights
        • Dryer Sheets
        • Laundry Soap
        • Large see-through plastic bins with covers
        • Plastic tower storage drawers--all variety and sizes
        • CD players
        • 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.  
        • Ice melt salt
        • Gift certificates or Value Connection coupns to local restaurant's, fast food eateries, hair or nail salons, massage treatments, etc.


        • Baby Formula
        • Salad dressings (French, Blue Cheese, Ranch, Italian)
        • Sunflower seeds (shelled)
        • Kidney, Butter and Chili beans
        • Flour tortillas
        • Pickles
        • Pasta, egg noodles, and elbow macaroni
        • Spaghetti sauce
        • Canned tuna
        • Graham & Saltine Crackers
        • Canned vegetables:  Green Beans, Corn, Peas, Mixed vegetables
        • 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 & Brown Sugar
        • Flour
        • Ketchup
        • DeCaf coffee
        • Snacks for Adults and Children
        • Gift Certificates:  Cashwise, Sam’s Club (to buy fresh meats and produce)