Our Needs

Many of our needs are year-round. Some are adequately met by donations or can be purchased at low cost from the Second Harvest Food Bank. Some are more difficult and costly to obtain. The following items are always on our wish list.

Food

  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Margarine and vegetable oil
  • Canned and dry soups
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned or dry beans (all types)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Canned tuna and other meats
  • Canned and dry fruit
  • Pasta and rice
  • Packaged dinners
  • Pasta sauce
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Fruit juice
  • Sugar
  • Coffee

Recycled Items

  • Clean egg cartons
  • Clear water bottles with lids
  • Grocery bags (plastic/fabric)
  • Clean empty plastic food containers (cottage cheese…)

Household Goods

  • Towels
  • Sheets (all sizes)
  • Blankets (we never have enough)
  • Small electrical appliances (crock pots, toaster ovens)
  • Pots and pans
  • Can openers (manual)
  • Portable heaters/ fans (small)

Hygiene Products

  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Bath soap
  • Feminine products
  • Laundry soap
  • Disposable razors
  • Deodorant
  • Hand and body lotions

Men’s, Women’s, and Children Clothing

  • Jeans, slacks
  • T-shirts, casual shirts
  • Underwear and pajamas
  • Socks
  • Shoes (sneakers, work shoes, casual shoes)
  • Jackets (fall and winter)

Infant and Toddler Clothing

  • Crib sheets/blankets
  • Receiving blankets
  • Sleepers and pajamas
  • Play clothes

Seasonal

We Could Use Your Help

These special events take place at TIM annually. We could use your help preparing for them.

March/April – Need new items for auction and tickets purchased for Annual Dinner/Auction

July/August – Need new backpacks and school supplies for Backpack Drive and distribution

October/November – Need food items, Chickens and Turkeys for Thanksgiving Dinner Boxes

December – Need food items and Hams or Turkeys for Christmas Dinner Boxes

December – Need new unwrapped toys/gifts for children ages 0-18 Christmas gifts

Tracy Interfaith Ministries

is a qualified 501(c)(3) charity located in Tracy, CA. Our mission is to help the less fortunate and those in crisis and touch them with God's love. While we are a faith-based organization, the only requirements for receiving assistance are being an individual residing within our service area and verifying a low income level.

As a 100% volunteer-run organization, supported by 22 churches, every dollar donated goes directly to those in need. All donations are tax-deductible.

Contact Us

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 10 am - 2 pm
Saturday, 10 am - 12 pm (donations only)
Closed on Sundays

We are located at

311 West Grant Line Road
Tracy, CA 95376

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 404
Tracy, CA 95378