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Material Assistance Program wishlist

Material Assistance Program wishlist

MAP strives to provide our recipients with items of the highest quality. Please help us by donating the items listed below in good to new condition, with absolutely no rips or stains. Items that are not of use to our recipients or are not of the best quality take up precious space and cost us valuable time to sort and deliver to other service provider. Please use your best discretion when choosing items to donate. If you are unsure if an item you would like to donate would be of use to our recipients please contact us before bringing it to MAP.

Wish List

Clothing (Including Coats, Hats, Gloves, Scarves/Ties, Shoes)

  • Clean, seasonal, fashionable clothing in perfect condition
  • Underwear, bras and socks in brand-new condition for men and women

Housewares (MUST be in LIKE NEW condition)

  •  Pots, Pans & Bakeware
  • Cooking Prep & Kitchen Utensils
  • Dishware &Glassware
  • Silverware & Mugs
  • Small Kitchen Appliances 
  • Radios, CD Players & Alarm Clocks
  • Table & Floor Lamps
  • TVs, Converter Boxes & DVD Players
  • Fans & Space Heaters
  • Ironing Boards & Irons

Linens (MUST have NO rips or stains)

  • Bedding & Pillows
  • Curtains
  • Bath Mats & Shower Curtains
  • Towels- Bath, Hand & Washcloths

Full & Trial Size Hygiene Kit Items (All must be New & Unopened)

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Soap & Body Wash
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Brushes & Combs
  • Disposable Razors
  • Pocket Tissues
  • Maxi Pads (Regular)
  • Band-Aids
  • Antiseptic Wipes
  • Lotion & Sunblock
  • ChapStick
  • Travel Sewing Kits

Tag Sale Items

  • Vintage Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Fine Art
  • China
  • Collectibles
  • Antiques


  • Rolling Luggage (in Perfect condition)
  • Daypacks, Backpacks & Duffel Bags
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Reusable Shopping Bags

We DO NOT accept:

Out of Season Clothing, Furniture, Children’s Clothing & Items, Books, Computer Equipment, Office Supplies, Sporting Goods, Games, Cleaning Supplies, CDs or DVDs, Older Electric Blankets and Heaters, Decorative Baskets, Vases, Hangers of any kind, Candy Tins & Containers and Food Items.

American Friends Service Committee
Material Assistance Program (MAP)
5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge, MA 02138
Hours of Operation: Tues & Thurs 9-Noon & 1PM-3PM
Donations are accepted at the clothing room during our hours of operation.

Created Date: 
Jun 27, 2014