Current Needs


Food and Household Supplies:

  • Canned refried beans
  • Canned fruit in light syrup (especially peaches, pears, and applesauce)
  • Cereal  (Cheerios, Corn Chex, Rice Chex, Raisin Bran, Oatmeal, Honey Bunches of Oats)
  • Instant Mashed potatoes
  • Instant Rice
  • Graham crackers, goldfish crackers, ritz crackers,
  • Individually packaged cookies or chips, or snacks for school lunches
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Pasta sauce
  • Ketchup, mayonnaise (light), mustard and BBQ sauce
  • Cheese sticks or block cheese (mild cheddar or colby/jack)
  • Cookie or cake mixes
  • Frozen chicken breasts
  • Frozen lean ground beef
  • Frozen vegetables
  • lunch meat
  • hot dogs
  • Fresh fruit
  • Food Storage bags quart and gallon size
  • Baby wipes
  • Paper towel
  • Kleenex
  • Toilet Paper
  • Shampoo and Conditioner for both boys and girls
  • Hairbrushes
  • Body Wash for both boys and girls


Clothing Needs:

          Austin's House is unable to take many clothing donations due to           space constraints.  We can always use gift cards for shoes,                   'hard to fit' sizes, and teens (who would always prefer to                        choose their own clothes:) Payless Shoes, Target, Walmart,                  Burlington, JC Penney, Kohl's, Marshall's and Ross are all

           great clothing gift cards.


Fun For Kids:  (and to purchase birthday gifts)

Movie passes to Ironwood (Minden) or Galaxy (Carson) theaters

Fast food gift cards

Michaels or WalMart Gift cards for arts and crafts

Starbucks Gift Cards for teens