CURRENT NEEDS


TESSA is continually looking for partners in the community to help us with current and ongoing needs.
If you, your business, or a group you are a part of feel inclined to give to a local organization
focused on helping those in need in our community, please take a minute to read over the needs listed below!

Questions? Contact Community Engagement Specialist Andrew Claxton at 719.785.6833 or [email protected].

Gift Cards

Increments of $15, $20, $25+

  • Grocery stores
  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Gasoline cards
  • Hardware stores
  • Phone/calling cards

Vouchers

  • City bus passes (719.385.7433)
  • Taxi cab
  • Hotel vouchers

Personal Care

New & Full-Size Only

  • Hair products
    • Brushes
    • Hair ties/barrettes
    • Ethnic hair products (hair grease, oil sheen, big combs/boar bristle brushes, hair gel)
    • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Body wash
  • Hand soap
  • Disposable razors
  • Face care products
  • Baby wipes
  • Shaving Cream

Home Goods

  • New or gently used large blankets
  • Kitchen goods
    • Silverware
    • Plastic cups, bowls, and pitchers
    • Mugs
  • Cleaning supplies
    • Sponges
    • Dish soap (dishwasher & liquid)
    • Bleach
    • Sanitizer wipes
    • Lysol
    • Pine Sol
    • Vinegar & baking soda
    • Laundry detergent & fabric softener
  • Paper products
    • Toilet paper
    • Paper towels
  • New pillows
  • New bath towels
  • Night lights
  • Batteries

Children’s Products

  • Art supplies
    • Crayons
    • Fine tip markers
    • Craft paper
    • Oil pastels
  • School Supplies
    • Pencils
    • Notebooks
    • Backpack
    • School uniforms
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Tickets for events/activities/movies
  • New Toys

Miscellaneous

  • Cell phones (accessories not necessary, but appreciated)
  • First aid items
  • Mattress covers
  • Suitcases/duffel bags
  • Day planners/journals
  • Non-perishable food
  • Magazines