Mutual Ground Wish List 

Throughout the year, we are continually looking for some items to help our clients as they transition to a safe environment. We also need certain items for our shelter and to help maintain and improve our building, lawn and office. 

Here is our updated list of new items needed:

  • Gift Cards to Uber, Walmart, Home Depot, Ace Hardware, Amazon, Walgreens, CVS, Burger King, Wendy’s, Dominoes, Subway, Culvers, Jimmy John’s, Taco Bell, McDonald’s
  • Earbuds/Headphones/Phone Chargers
  • New or Gently used Athletic Shoes for Children & Adults
  • New Women’s Underwear (sizes 6-9)
  • New Men’s Boxer Briefs (sized Small to XL)
  • New or gently used Water Bottles
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • New or gently used Pots, Pans & Lids
  • Kitchen Silverware Sets
  • Snack Foods (Cheese-Its, Goldfish, Fruit Snacks, Chips)
  • Salsa, Peanut Butter, Pasta, Mustard, Ketchup, Mayonnaise (Not Expired)
  • Juice Boxes & Bottles of Juice
  • K-Cups Coffee Pods
  • New or Lightly Used Bath Towels, Wash Cloths & Hand Towels
  • New Twin Comforters
  • Diapers (sized 5, 6 and pull-ups)
  • Gallon-Sized Baggies
  • Kitchen Garbage Bags 
  • Black Lawn Trash Bags
  • Sponges
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Fabric Softner
  • Shaving Cream
  • Mouthwash
  • Old Cell Phones
  • Old & New Jewelry 

*At this time, we are accepting new clothing or clothing with tags only unless listed above. We are unable to accept: tube televisions; used pillows; blankets, or mattresses; full or larger used bedding items; used toys and stuffed animals; and new or used books. 

Download a Printable Version Mutual Ground Wish List (updated 10.21.2019)

Donation Drop Off Location: 418 Oak Avenue in Aurora, Illinois.

Donation Drop Off Times:  Wednesdays from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM and the last Saturday of the month from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Please contact Julie Ford, Volunteer Program Administrator, at or 630.897.0084 ext. 104, for more information or with any questions.

Thank you in advance for your continued support!

Check out our new Amazon wish list HERE!
Donations can be sent to 418 Oak Ave, Aurora, IL, 60506




Mutual Ground will also be collecting old cellphones and jewelry in any condition for new fundraising campaigns. Find out more about these campaigns HERE