Everyday Essentials are personal care items that are used each day to help our guests stay healthy and live with dignity.
We appreciate your interest in supporting Water Street and our community members in need. Please keep in mind, we do not accept any used personal care items for health and sanitary measures.
Your donations will directly help an individual in need. See below to find all our accepted items as well as times for our loading dock.
Health & Wellness
Hand Sanitizer (pump-style or travel size)
Nicotine Replacement Gum
Nicotine Replacement Lozenges (2mg/4mg)
Nicotine Replacement Patches (21mg)
Relion Premier Glucose Strips
4% Lidocaine Patches
2, 3, or 4-a-day weekly pill organizers
Kleenex Dayquil tablets
Towels and Wash Cloths (new)
Hand Soap (pump-style) & Refill Bottles
Travel Size or Full Size Body Wash
Travel Size or Full Size Shampoo
Travel Size or Full Size Conditioner
Hair Brushes and Hair Care Products for Textured Hair
Men’s & Women’s razors
Men’s & Women’s Shaving Cream
Men’s & Women’s Lotion
Cologne or Body Spray (non-aerosol, please)
Feminine Hygiene Products
Undergarments & Clothing
Men’s & Women’s Underwear, regular and disposable (new)
Men’s Undershirts (new)
Solid-Colored T-Shirts (new & no writing or graphics)
Solid-Colored Hoodies (new & no writing or graphics)
Solid-Colored Sweatpants (new & no writing or graphics)
Dental Care (Common)
Adult Travel Size or Full Size Toothpaste
Travel or Full Size Mouthwash (alcohol-free)
Dry Mouth Wash
Fluoride Gel or Rinse (alcohol-free)
Toothbrushes and Proxy Brushes
Dental Care (Specialty)
Baby Care Items
Pull Ups (2T-5T)
Standard-Sized, Poly-Fil Bed Pillows (new & no feathers, please)
Twin Sheet Sets (new)
Twin Blankets (new)
Room Freshener Spray (non-aerosol, please)
Air Gel Pods
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Backpacks and Suitcases (with wheels)
Umbrellas and Rain Ponchos
Thank you for considering a donation to Water Street Health Services!
The items you donate will be reviewed by medical or dental staff. If we are unable to keep them we will do one of the following:
If items are accepted, we will mail you a Gift-In-Kind Appreciation Form for items we were able to keep within a month of receipt. You’ll be able to use this for tax purposes.
It’s important to note Water Street Health Services does not accept expired, opened, or damaged items as we can’t use them for our patients.
Donation hours at for medical equipment at Water Street Health Services are as follows:
Monday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Set up an essential goods donation drive today! Talk with family, friends, or coworkers and make it happen!