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Wish List

Thank you for generously supporting the Catherine McAuley Center! These supplies help support all areas of CMC. Learn more about our most needed supplies and what items we’re currently accepting. 

Household Items

  • Pots and pans
  • Mixing bowls /serving bowls
  • Eating, cooking/serving utensils
  • Cutting board
  • Can openers (electric or manual)
  • Box fans/ new space heaters
  • Brooms and dustpans / mops
  • Waste baskets (3 or 13 gallon)
  • Garbage bags (3, 13, 65, 95-gallon size)

Linen Supplies

*New Only

  • Pillows
  • Sheet sets, blankets (crib, twin, full, queen)
  • Towels
  • Laundry baskets (large)
  • Hangers

Personal Care Items

*Unopened, full-sized

  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Shower gel / body wash / bar soap
  • Hand lotion
  • Hair brushes and hair ties (new)
  • Diapers and wipes
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Alcohol-free hand sanitizer
  • Shaving razors
  • Combs (wide, afro, boar bristle)

Office Supplies

*New only

  • Yellow No. 2 pencils / pencil cap erasers
  • Notepads and spiral notebooks
  • Dry erase markers, cleaner, erasers

Food Pantry

*Unopened, not expired

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables – any
  • Dry white rice – bags (not instant)
  • Dry beans – bags
  • White pasta – any
  • Canned chicken / canned tuna
  • Peanut butter (small jars)
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned tomato sauce / canned diced tomatoes
  • Flour / corn meal / semolina flour (Mexican food)
  • Boxed potatoes
  • Cooking oil / sugar / salt
  • Baby food / formula

General Supplies

  • Plastic Leaf Rakes / Paper Leaf Bags
  • Bus passes
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Facial tissues / Paper towels / Toilet paper
  • Copy paper (white)
  • High-efficiency laundry detergent (liquid or pods)
  • Dish soap / Liquid hand soap
  • Dishwasher detergent (liquid pods)
  • Dish cloths / Sponges
  • All-purpose disinfectant
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Vinegar and empty spray bottle for cleaning
  • Freezer/storage bag
  • Non-bleach multi-purpose disinfecting cleaner

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We Do Not Accept

Furniture, items requiring refrigeration, expired items, opened packages, clothing, decorative items, used linens, DVDs/VHS/CDs, medications of any kind, or toys *Unless otherwise noted for a specific supply drive

Check out a full list of other places you can donate items that will still support CMC clients.

Furniture Donations

We partner with Central Furniture Rescue to coordinate donations of furniture in order to reduce storage and moving costs, and dedicate more resources toward our core mission. 

To Donate Furniture: Please contact Central Furniture Rescue directly at or (319) 382-2882.

If we are not currently accepting an item you wish you donate, you can still help us! One option is to take your items to Stuff Etc and donate on our behalf. CMC will receive the proceeds from your donation! Be sure to share our account number at drop-off. 

  • Cedar Rapids Acct #19579
  • Coralville Acct #43814

Host a Food Drive

Are you interested in collecting items on behalf of CMC? You can host a food or supply drive! Visit Our Food Drive page to learn more. 

For more information about donating items, contact us at or (319) 200-5067.

Food Delivery

Donations Referral List

Thank you for thinking to donate your items to the Catherine McAuley Center! Due to limited storage space and compliance with quality standards, there are some items we may not be able to accept directly. However, you can still support CMC and our clients by donating to the following organizations:

Stuff Etc

Clothes, household items, games, books, movies, stuffed animals, toys, electronics, musical instruments, furniture

Cedar Rapids Store:
▪ 252 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
▪ 319-373-2380
▪ CMC Account # 19579

Coralville Store:
▪ 2818 Commerce Dr, Coralville
▪ 319-545-8408
▪ CMC Account # 43814

NewBo Bikes
▪ Bikes & accessories
▪ 39 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
▪ 319-389-0321

Olivet Mission
▪ Clothing
▪ 230 10th St NW, Cedar Rapids
▪  319-364-7946

Helping Hands Store
▪ Clothing
▪ 802 12th St, Marion
▪ 319-377-7309

Four Oaks
▪ Clothing, computers, toys
▪ 5400 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids
▪ 319-364-0259

Drop Inn Resale
▪ Clothing, toys, books, household items, small workout accessories
▪ 1625 J St SW, Cedar Rapids
▪ 319-396-3164

Central Furniture Rescue
▪ Furniture, household goods, linens
▪ 2275 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
▪ 319-382-2882

YPN (Young Parents Network)
▪ Children’s clothing, children’s books and toys
▪ 420 6th St SE, Cedar Rapids
▪ 319-364-8909

Habitat ReStore
▪ Appliances, decorative items, furniture
▪ 350 6th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
▪ 319-294-1500

Grace Episcopal Church
▪ Medical supplies
▪ 525 A Ave NE, Cedar Rapids
▪ 319-362-1929

His Hands Free Clinic
▪ Unopened, in-date medication
▪ 1245 2nd Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids
▪ 319-862-2636