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Truck Ministry

CONTACT: Trudy Six, trudy@mlf.org or 512-306-8036

St. John Neumann Commissary

  • seasonal, clean, and like-new clothing (Adult sizes strongly preferred)
  • NEW socks
  • NEW underwear
  • shoes
  • perishable food prepared by a commercial kitchen
  • unopened, unexpired, & dent-free non-perishable food
  • unopened travel-sized toiletries
  • bottled water
  • wrapped candy
  • survival packs (see list)

More details on list of food donations>

Survival Packs
Choose items from this list, then load contents into a gallon-sized Ziploc bag.

  • snack (granola bar, protein bar)
  • canned meat (tuna, chicken, Vienna sausages)
  • new socks (the most requested item)
  • small bottle of water
  • rain ponchos
  • lip balm
  • unopened travel-sized toiletries
    • shampoo
    • conditioner
    • lotion
    • soap
    • toothpaste
    • deodorant
  • toothbrush
  • floss
  • razors
  • feminine hygiene products

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Community First!

CONTACT: Tricia Graham, tricia@mlf.org

Kitchen Items *new or like-new only

  • pots and pans
  • plates
  • bowls
  • glasses
  • silverware, including variety of knives
  • small microwaves
  • coffee makers
  • George Foreman grills
  • other small appliances

We also need help to furnish the micro-homes for the Community First! residents. Please CLICK HERE for more details.

Other *new or like-new only

  • towels, sheets, pillows
  • bedspreads & blankets
  • fans and space heaters
  • cleaning supplies
  • fragrance-free laundry detergent
  • paper towels
  • toilet tissue
  • gift cards
    • HEB
    • Walmart
    • restaurants
  • welcome mats
  • laptops
  • working flat screen TV’s
  • cars, RV’s, Airstream trailers

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Community Works

Micro-Enterprise Opportunities

 

ART HOUSE: Sarah Boettcher, sarah@mlf.org
WORKSHOP: Evan Wilson, evan@mlf.org or 832-310-6485

Art House

  • paints:  acrylic, oil, pastel
  • professional paint brushes, all sized
  • canvases, all sized
  • gift certificates to art stores
  • healthy lunches for 12 artists on Mondays & Wednesdays
  • cleaning supplies
  • fragrance-free laundry detergent
  • single-serve peanut butter
  • granola or energy bars
  • small packages of nuts
  • dried fruit
  • packaged, pre-washed lettuce
  • trail mix

Workshop

  • blacksmithing tools
  • anvils
  • vises
  • woodworking hand tools

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Genesis Gardens

CONTACT: Heidi Sloan, heidi@mlf.org or 972-978-2908

Garden Program

  • heavy-duty trash bags
  • hard rakes
  • claw rakes
  • pitchforks
  • metal watering cans
  • pickaxes
  • loppers
  • 5-gallon buckets
  • scissors

Other

  • paper plates
  • plasticware
  • mason jars
  • plastic food storage
  • gift cards
    • Home Depot
    • McCoy’s Building Supply
    • Callahan’s General Store

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also — LUKE 12:34