Donations to Help During the Crisis – Interfaith Escondido

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Donations to Help During the Crisis - Interfaith Escondido

During this time of crisis and uncertainty, Interfaith Community Services is still offering aid to thousands of our neighbors.  We are asking you to be a part of this solution and donate any of the following items.  These gifts will benefit the homeless, people in crisis, and those already being served by Interfaith Community Services and the Haven House Shelter.

GREATEST Needs – Hygiene:
Toilet Paper
Laundry Pods*
Feminine Hygiene Products*
Baby Wipes*
Tooth Brushes/Tooth Paste (99 cent store has a combo for $1)

All Food Items in Need (pop-top if possible)
Mac & Cheese (Box or Individual Serving)
Spaghetti Sauce & Pasta (Dried)
Pasta Meals, Spaghetti O’s (Canned Only)
Hearty Soups, Stew, Chili, Cup of Noodles, Ramen,
Canned Meat, Beans , Chili & Tuna
Canned Fruits or Vegetables (Corn or Green Beans)
Rice & Beans (Dried)
Peanut Butter & Jelly (or Jam)
Cereal — Family-sized Boxes
Microwavable Foods & Meals (Packaged to heat and serve.)
Pop-lid Canned Foods or Boxed Dinner Kits
Nuts, Trail Mix, Raisins, Cheese ‘n Crackers, Granola Bars, Apple Sauce

Sack Lunch Materials
Deli Meats
Peanut Butter, Jelly
Snack Bars
Bottled Water

Hygiene Items – For Men, Women & Children – New Please!
Soap or Shower Gel
Shampoo & Conditioner
Feminine Hygiene Products
Sm. Packs of Hand Wipes & Toilet Paper
Shaving Cream & Razors
Toothbrushes with Covers & Toothpaste
Deodorant , Combs, & Brushes
Sunscreen & Lip Balm
Nail Clippers / Q-Tips (Travel Size)

Baby Items – New Please!
Diapers (Sizes 4, 5, 6)
Baby Wipes
Baby Shampoo, Wash & Lotion
Adult-size Socks for Men & Women
Underwear for Men & Women
Flip Flops for Men & Women
Men’s Sweat Pants (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Men’s Sweat Shirts (S, M, L, XL, XXL)

Supplemental Items – New Please!
Can Openers (Much needed!)
Laundry Detergent (Pods)
Rain Ponchos
Tents & Tarps
Sleeping Bags
Blankets NEW or USED (Much needed!)

*Will accept bulk items not broken down into smaller packages! We can have volunteers break them down.

Donations by Mail:  Amazon continues to deliver the most essential items. If you do not feel comfortable going to the store, you may order on Amazon and ship items to Interfaith Community Services to the address below.

Interfaith Community Services – Escondido
Attn: Ilona Beyer
550 West Washington Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 489-6380
Monday through Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Questions:  Illona Beyer: [email protected], (760) 658-0672 

****Food Banks, pantries and homeless shelters are EXEMPT FROM THE EXECUTIVE ORDER to “stay at home” and are considered essential personnel.  Volunteers are still needed to feed people during this time.  Please help to continue to feed those in need.****

Volunteer onsite:  If you’d like to volunteer at the Escondido location and help pack food boxes, please see this link.

Additional Info

Available Spots: Open

Date/Time: Flexible Days

  • Care Packages/Donations
  • Family Friendly
  • Individual
  • Urgent Needs
550 West Washington Avenue, Suite B
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