food & drink

  • Standard sizes appreciated!
  • Fresh and canned fruit
  • Beans
  • Soup
  • Canned meats and stews
  • Rice (white, brown, flavored)
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Tuna
  • Canned spaghetti sauce and other canned tomato products
  • Canned spaghetti / Spaghetti Os
  • Peanut butter and jelly/jam
  • Cereal
  • Pancake mix and syrup
  • Condiments (mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup)
  • Salad dressing
  • Coffee
  • Hot chocolate
  • Sugar
  • Oil
  • Flour
  • Baking mixes
  • Pudding and Jello
  • Granola bars, popcorn, school snacks
  • Shelf stable milk and juice


  • Standard sizes appreciated!
  • toothbrush & toothpaste
  • soap
  • deodorant
  • shampoo & conditioner
  • toilet paper
  • razors & shave cream
  • hand wash
  • African-American hair dressing
  • feminine products (tampons and sanitary napkins)
  • Depends undergarments for men and women, size large
  • Diapers (sizes 4, 5 and 6)


  • Standard sizes appreciated!
  • laundry detergent
  • dryer sheets
  • grocery bags for the Food Pantry

special needs

  • Website Update: We will be upgrading our website to be on a platform that is mobile-friendly with increased capabilities for donors and volunteers who visit our site to engage with OH. We are seeking a funder who is interested in supporting technology and websites to help fill the need, anticipated to cost $5,000. Should you wish to learn more, please contact Liz Bennett at lbennett@operationhopect.org or (203)292-5588 X213.
  • Resume Paper: needed for client computer lab to assist with job applications.
  • New socks and underwear: various sizes, for both women and men.
  • Personal Care Products: Homeless outreach clients’ greatest basic needs include new, unused: soap, washcloths, deodorant, toothbrushes, and feminine products.
  • Kitchen Utensils: We are in need of serving spoons and general silverware (especially spoons and forks) for the Community Kitchen at our 50 Nichols facility.

office supplies

Office related supplies are always needed.

contact us

if you would like to donate any of
these items, here’s how to reach us:

  • phone: (203) 292-5588
  • address: 636 old post road fairfield, CT 06842
  • email: dschmidt@operationhopect.org

drop off locations:
636 Old Post Road Fairfield, CT 06842
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm

50 Nichols Street, Fairfield CT, 06842
Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm

Large or special donations? Please call us!