Wish List

The following items are a constant need for Tedford Housing and gratefully accepted at our administrative office during office hours. FMI or to coordinate the drop off of your donation, please contact Jennifer Iacovelli via email or call 207-729-1161, #101. Please do not drop off donations directly at our shelters.

Please click on the arrow ( V ) to view all the different items we accept for each category. Or, download a printable version of our wish list: Tedford Housing General Wish List.

Gift Cards

  • Hannaford
  • Walmart
  • Gas cards
  • Goodwill
  • Target
  • Rite Aid

Cleaning Supplies

  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Bathroom and kitchen cleaner
  • Floor cleaner
  • Mops / brooms
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dishwasher detergent
  • Dishwashing soap
  • Sponges and cleaning rags
  • Buckets filled with cleaning supplies

Household Goods

  • Bath Towels
  • Washcloths
  • Sheet sets
  • Pillows (new pillows only)
  • Blankets / comforters
  • Silverware
  • Dishes
  • Glasses and cups
  • Pots and pans
  • Cooking utensils
  • Floor and table lamps


  • Disposable Razors (new, unopened)
  • Bar soap / shower gel (full-sized)
  • Liquid hand soap
  • Shampoo / conditioner (full-sized)
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Baby wipes
  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Maxi pads / tampons
  • Facial tissue

We accept donations of household furniture on a case by case basis. Please call if you wish to donate furniture so we can ensure your items will be put to use.

We DO NOT accept donations of used clothing and ask that you take these items to the Seventh-day Adventist Community Services Center located at 1 Tenney Way, behind Hannaford (formerly 84 B Union Street, in the same parking lot as Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program). The Center maintains a free clothing bank that is open to the public, including Tedford’s clients. Clothing Bank hours are Mon. 4:00 – 5:45 pm; Wed. 9:30-11:45 am & 1:-2:45 pm. (Hours subject to change. Check the sign at the Center.) There is a donation bin located in the parking lot. Call the Center at 207-725-7015 or Beverly at 207-315-7571 for more information.

We also do not accept donations of used mattresses, used pillows, appliances or televisions.

When we have a specific client or organizational need, we will post the details on our Facebook page.

We encourage anyone wishing to make an in-kind donation to call 207-729-1161 #101 or email Jennifer Iacovelli.