Below is a list of items we always need. Imagine moving into an apartment or house with nothing - we need all of that, too.


Clothing: Men, Women & Children

  • hooded sweatshirts
  • new underwear
  • new/gently used jeans
  • new/gently used shoes
  • new/gently used boots
  • new socks
  • ​thermal (long) underwear
  • coats
  • professional wear

Durable Goods:

  • paper towels
  • sandwich & storage bags
  • cleaning supplies
  • laundry detergent
  • bleach
  • lotion
  • chapstick/lip balm
  • wet wipes
  • hand sanitizer

 

Unique Concept Veteran Organization
where it's Veterans Day EVERYDAY
Thanks to all for your continued support and confidence. 

So often we are asked, "what do you need, can you make a list and post it on your website?" Well, here it is!

The list is endless and can change frequently.


We desperately need funding so we can continue the mission of serving those who serve(d) us, active duty military, Veterans, and families with a second chance at a new beginning.

​ For your convenience, you may donate online (click the 'DONATE' button),
​in person (stop in anytime), or mail a check to:


Midwest Veterans Closet
PO Box 278
Wadsworth, IL 60083

Furniture:

  • coffee tables
  • end tables
  • small kitchen tables
  • lamps

Vehicles:

  • all vehicles - automobile, truck, SUV, boat, etc.

Gift Cards:

  • a much-needed donation

Copyright 2013. Midwest Veterans Closet. All rights reserved.
​2323 Green Bay Road - North Chicago, IL 60064 - 847.354.2108 

Bed & Bath:

  • sheets
  • pillows
  • bedspreads
  • comforters
  • blankets
  • ​​sleeping bags
  • towels - bath, hand, and kitchen
  • shower accessories
  • throw rugs

Food:

  • meals-in-a-can (chili, hearty soup, spaghetti, etc.
  • meals-in-a-box
  • fresh produce
  • meat - fresh and frozen
  • canned fish
  • canned meats
  • mac and cheese
  • nut butter
  • cold cereals
  • hot cereals
  • 100% fruit juices
  • canned fruits
  • canned veggies
  • soups
  • crackers
  • cheese
  • cookies
  • grains, pasta, beans
  • bottled water
  • cat and dog food

Housewares:

  • pots and pans
  • small appliances
  • cooking utensils
  • eating utensils
  • kitchen tools
  • dishes
  • glasses
  • bakeware
  • baking tools
  • dish racks
  • kitchen towels​
  • 13-gallon trash bags
  • 33-gallon trash bags