Supplies Needed

Supplies Needed

Mail non-perishable items to

1137 W Taylor St #312

Chicago, IL 60605

We can accept any size package at this address.

**PLEASE ONLY DONATE UNOPENED FOOD**
**Please shop as locally & environmentally friendly as possible! **Supplies Receiving is at 500 W. Cermak, currently just before or during GAs or other scheduled meetings. **
**PLEASE EMAIL: donations@occupychi.org with questions/concerns**

***Needs of Occupy Chicago:

*Specific to Cermak Office Space:

*People with vehicles able to help pick up/transport large donation items (Furniture, etc.) Please email with contact info/ general availability!

Office Supplies:

  • White board/white board paint
  • Chalk boards/chalk board paint
  • Dry Erase Markers/Erasers
  • Chalk/Erasers
  • Paper
  • Writing Utensils (Pens/Pencils/Markers, etc)
  • Filing cabinet furniture:
  • folding chairs
  • couches
  • bean bags
  • folding tables
  • rugs
  • cushions
  • lamps
  • desksBathroom/Cleaning Supplies
  • toilet paper
  • hand soap
  • mop & bucket
  • pushbroom/dustmop
  • garbage cans (kitchen sized)
  • cleaners (glass, tile, bleach, toilet bowl, etc.)
  • (feather) dusterKitchen Supplies
  • Dishes/silverware
  • Dish Soap
  • Kitchen towels
  • cleaning sponges
  • Microwave
  • Sink-attachable water filterTech Supplies: 
  • Internet
  • Keypad locks
  • extension cords/powerstrips
  • surge protectors
  • land line phone
  • computers
  • printers
  • projectorTools:
  • Hammers, screwdrivers, nails/screws, levels, drills, measuring tape, saws….etc!
  • Wood for shelving
  • ladder
  • plastic sheeting for windowsMiscellaneous:
  • Blackout curtains (large! longer then wide)
  • books for the library!
  • fire extinguisher**General Needs (indoor & outdoor occupation needs such as food/medical/hygiene supplies, etc.) 
  • Canned food
  • Snack foods
  • Protein bars
  • Breakfast bars
  • Fresh fruit & vegetables
  • Potatoes
  • Cooking Oil
  • Evaporated or Soy Milk
  • Cheese
  • Lunchmeat/hot dogs
  • Bread
  • Oatmeal
  • Coffee (Instant & Regular brew)
  • Butter/Margarine
  • Water – GALLON OR BIGGER, NO MORE WATER BOTTLES (Plastic is bad for the world!)
  • CTA weekly/monthly train passes, Metra fare cards
  • U-shaped bike locks
  • Stackable Storage Containers
  • Used Smartphones or pre-paid cell phones
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Radios (long-range walkie-talkie)
  • Hand/Toe warmers
  • Gloves
  • Emergency blankets
  • Waterproof boots (both Men’s & Women’s)
  • Socks
  • Thermal underwear
  • Bandanas
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Multivitamins
  • Disposable Razors
  • Dry shampoo
  • Disinfectant spray
  • Combs/ Hairbrushes

Useful but not urgent:

  • Propane
  • Tents
  • Spray deodorant

Things we do NOT need more of at this time:

  • Tissues
  • Peanut butter & Jelly
  • Carts
  • Trash Bags

Thank you for all the donations!!

Please see our inventory page for a listing of nonperishable donations received.

**To contact CHICAGO ANTI-EVICTION CAMPAIGN about supply and volunteer needs, email: antieviction@gmail.com

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