Donating Goods

United Ministries relies on the foundation of generous community support through donated goods to sustain each of our programs and serve families and individuals in Greenville. Thank you for supporting United Ministries in this way!

Many of the items that we request are recurring, always-needed goods. Certain programs have a storage capacity for goods, and can only accept items when it is an active need. See below to view our current requests and acceptance policies for all goods.

We always accept shelf-stable food items for our Food Pantry as part of the Emergency Assistance Program. All items should be non-expired and unopened. Our most-needed items at this time are:

* indicates urgent need

Canned Goods

  • Green Beans (14.5 oz cans)
  • Peas (15 oz Cans)
  • Mixed Vegetables (15 oz Cans)*
  • Packaged Fruit
  • Canned Pasta
  • Hearty Soups
  • Pork & Beans
  • Individual Tuna Packets*
  • Canned Chicken

Pantry Goods

  • Saltine Crackers*
  • Rice
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Oatmeal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Cereal
  • Apple Juices (6 Pack)*

We always accept the following items to support families and individuals in our programs:

  • Shampoo
  • Body Wash  / Bar Soap
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Disposable Razors
  • Deodorant (Aerosol)
  • Toothpaste
  • Petroleum Jelly (Large tubs)
  • Foot Powder

We always accept the following items to support families and individuals in our programs:

  • All Purpose Cleaner
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Dish Detergent
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tissues
  • Wash Cloths
  • Vacuums
  • Mops

United Ministries Housing Program provides stable homes for families with children, and will have a recurring need of certain household items. Due to limited storage capacity, we cannot accept any large furniture unless a specific request has been made below, or in a United Ministries newsletter, wish list, or online. For the most detailed and up-to-date needs, please see the online Amazon or Target Wish Lists.

Household items that we are not currently accepting and are in good condition may be donated to Habitat for Humanity of Greenville in our name, and we will receive vouchers for participants who have furniture needs:

Call: (864) 312-5016 or Text: (864) 365-5489   Email: ReStore@habitatgreenville.org

We are currently accepting:

  • Mattress Pads/Toppers
  • New Bedding Sets
  • Shower Curtains
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towel
  • Tissues
  • New Wash Cloths

United Ministries does not have the physical capacity to accept clothing donations, unless we have made a specific request for needed items below or in our monthly newsletter, wish lists, or online.  If you’re responding to a specific clothing need, please note that any undergarments or socks must be brand new, and any used clothing must be in like-new or gently-used condition and free of stains, tears, or odors.

We are currently accepting:

  • Teen Girl Clothing (All Sizes)
  • Boys Clothing (4T – 12 Sizes)
  • Men’s Pants / Shorts
  • Men’s Underwear
  • Women’s Pants / Shorts
  • Women’s Underwear

We are currently accepting the following items to support families in our programs:

  • Diapers (All Sizes)
  • Allergen-Free Baby Shampoo
  • Allergen-Free Baby Soap
  • Allergen-Free Baby Laundry Detergent
  • Kid’s Sunscreen
  • Kid’s Hair Products
  • Children’s Dishware/Dining Items
  • Childproofing Locks
  • Clothing for Teen Girls (See Clothing Section For Details)
  • Children’s Socks (See Clothing Section For Details)

We always accept the following items to support families and individuals in our programs:

  • Gas Cards ($20 Increments)
  • Visa Gift Cards ($25 – $100)
  • Misc. Gift Cards ($25 – $100)
  • Bus Pass Books
  • Refurbished Laptops
  • Cars (See Car Section)

Many of the families and individuals we serve are working towards owning a car. If you are interested in donating a car, please contact development@united-ministries.org

Online Wish Lists

Shop online to support United Ministries. Detailed wish lists are included for each United Ministries program.

Printable Shopping List

Download a copy of our always-needed items as a printable Shopping List! This list is designed to be printable, perfect for taking with you as you shop!