Siena/Francis House
Homeless Shelter

The region's largest shelter providing food, shelter,
clothing and hope to homeless men, women and children





Critical Needs List

Below is a list of the Siena/Francis House's critical needs.  You can drop off these and any donated items to the loading dock of our Siena/Francis House Baright Shelter, located at 1111 North 17th Street.  This building is located on the east side of 17th Street, just north of the corner of 17th & Nicholas Streets (and Nicholas Street is two blocks north of Cuming Street).  The loading dock is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. every day of the year.  Our staff members at the loading dock can give you a receipt for your donation, if you would like one.  Thank you for considering donating your used blankets & pillows to the Siena/Francis House homeless shelter!


Jeans for men and teens - size 30, 32, 34 and 36

Underwear for men and teens - size 28, 30 and 32


Flip  Flops

Sheet sets for twin size (Single) matresses

8 oz Styrofoam cups for coffee

Paper towels

Disinfectant cleaners such as Pine-Sol and bleach

Zip-Lock bags--all sizes

Pain relievers - Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen

Hair brushes for women

Men's socks

Adult Hoodies - XL and up

Cough Drops


Click HERE to see the complete Daily Needs List.