Current Needs

Looking to help with our current needs? This page will show you everything we are in dire need of, what you can do to help, and where donations can be given. This is the best place to check if you are unsure what to donate since these are needs we have right now that need filled as soon as possible. Many times these needs are local to the Toledo, Ohio area but often they can be overseas as well in one of the areas we serve.


Whats Needed The Most

Current Needs

You can make a difference by donating the following:

Disaster Relief

  • Medical supplies and equipment

  • Bug repellent & sunscreen

  • Cleaning supplies & rubber gloves

  • Canned fruits, vegetables & meats, manual can openers

  • Diapers, disposable baby wipes & hand wipes

  • Flashlights with batteries

  • Large plastic garbage bags, plastic plates

  • Laundry detergent & dish soap

  • Purchased bottled water

  • Toiletries, toilet paper, paper towels & tissues

  • Tents, tarps & ropes

  • Shingles, insulation, drywall, nails, & wood

  • Sheets of plywood to assist with stability and support during shipping of supplies

  • Black and red permanent markers with 1/2″ tips

  • Gift cards for building supply stores, grocery stores and gas

  • Volunteers for driving, pick-ups, sorting, & packaging donated commodities

  • Drivers with semi-trailers to transport donated commodities to disaster areas

  • Finances: Fuel for picking up and transporting donated commodities, warehousing, labor, inventorying and packaging supplies, and communications

The Children’s LightHouse

  • Prayer for Linda Greene

  • Prayer for the Board Members and volunteers

  • Prayer for children residing at The Children’s LightHouse

  • Prayer for Children coming to America for medical rehabilitation

  • Finances: For operating costs

  • Finances: for school tuition

  • Airfare and stipend for children approved for medical rehabilitation

  • Fresh fruit, chicken and beef roasts (organic – without pesticides, hormones or other additives)

  • Paper towels, toilet paper, tissues & paper plates

  • Laundry detergent and dish washing soap

  • Phone cards for children to call their families

  • Postage stamps to offset postage and mailing costs

  • Gift cards for grocery stores and gas

  • Winter coats, boots, hats, gloves, socks

  • Volunteers: Cook a meal weekly or monthly

  • Lawn and garden work; chopping wood for heat for the winter; repairing fences

  • Painting and cleaning

  • Tutors; typing and filing

  • Transporting children to appointments, field trips

  • Snow removal equipment