Emergency Shelter: 405-701-5540 | Rape Crisis: 405-701-5550

Our Immediate and Ongoing Needs


Shelter – Immediate Needs List


  • Gas Cards (7-11, Homeland, Walmart)
  • $25.00 OG&E gift cards
  • Gift Cards (for eateries and/or gas)
  • Disinfectant spray/bleach
  • Pine Sol
  • Sugar
  • Bread
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Trash bags (all sizes)
  • Underwear (size small)
  • African-American hair products
  • “Shampoo-plus-conditioner” hair products
  • Cooking oil (any kind)
  • Composition books (for Domestic Violence Education Group/ Journaling)
  • 2-pocket folders (with 3 prongs)
  • Business card holders (for volunteer training)
  • Xerox/copy paper (any color)

Shelter – Food Item Needs


  • Coffee
  • Cooking oil (all kinds)
  • Boxed dinner/meals (Hamburger Helper, Tuna Helper, etc.)
  • Canned meat (chicken, beef, fish, etc)
  • Frozen meat/fresh meat
  • Crackers (all kinds)
  •  Tea bags (individual-size packets)
  • Corn meal
  • Flour
  • Creamer
  • Hot chocolate/hot cider
  • Condiments, such as ketchup, relish, and mustard
  • Creamed soups (tomato, celery, mushroom, etc.)
  • Canned tomatoes (all kinds)
  • Canned fruit (peaches, pears, apple, etc.)
  • Pasta (spaghetti, linguini, noodles, etc.)
  • Pasta Sauce: (Spaghetti, marinara, etc.)
  • Tuna (canned or to-go packages)
  • Cake mixes (chocolate, yellow, white, etc.)
  • Brownie mixes
  • Canned frosting
  • Sugar (brown, powdered, sweeteners, etc.)
  • Jams/jellies (grape/strawberry)
  • Light Karo Syrup
  • Seasoning/spices (black pepper, Italian seasonings, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, vanilla extract, cream of tartar, etc.)
  • Salad Dressing (Ranch, French, Italian, etc.)
  • Miracle Whip
  • Boxed macaroni and cheese
  • Bisquick mix
  • Pancake syrup

Shelter – Non-Food Items

  • “Shampoo-plus-conditioner” hair products
  • Shower caddies
  • 35″W X 64″L mini blinds
  • Children’s thermometers
  • Bed pillows
  • Mops
  • Brooms
  • Dust pans
  • Alarm clocks/watches
  • Xerox/copy paper (any color)
  • Baby monitors
  • Kids’ games
  • Bath towels
  • Hanging folders
  • VCRs
  • VHS tapes
  • DVD players
  • CD players (personal)
  • Gift cards (for eateries and/or gas)
  • Phone cards
  • Pots and pans
  • Dish sets
  • Laundry soap
  • Mascara (all shades/colors, etc.)
  • Underarm deodorant
  • Hair brushes
  • Combs
  • Hair ties
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Slippers (all sizes)
  • Kitchen towels and washcloths
  • African-American hair products
  • Underwear and socks (women’s, girls, and boys)
  • Twin and full size bedding
  • Crib size bedding

Rape Crisis Center – Clothing


  • Slipper socks
  • Crocs or Croc-like shoes (adult gender neutral colors)
  • Men’s boxers
  • Ankle socks
  • Underwear (assorted sizes)
  • Bras (assorted sizes)
  • Sweatpants
  • Sweatshirts
  • Yoga pants/capris
  • Short-sleeve T-shirts

Rape Crisis Center – Non-Food Items


  • 2-pocket folders (w/3 prongs and business card holders) to give to people who seek our services
  • Chapstick
  • Gift certificates to area restaurants
  • Xerox/copy paper (any color)
  • Blank CD-R & CD-RW
  • Paper clips
  • Rolled paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper plates
  • Paper bowls
  • Laundry soap
  • Bleach

Rape Crisis Center – Food Items


  • Lunchbox-sized chip bags (assorted kinds)
  • Lunchbox-sized fruit snack packets (assorted kinds)
  • Individual packets of nuts
  • Snack-size candy bars
  • Individual packets of cookies
  • Granola, breakfast and cereal bars
  • Bottled water – individual bottles
  • Cans or individual bottles of soda
  • Gatorade – individual bottles
  • Individual juice drinks
  • Individual hot chocolate packets
  • Individual hot cider packets