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HEART of BCTC Donations

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Want to help students by donating items to food pantry and career closet? We appreciate any help you can give!

You can take donations to the Heart of BCTC pantry and closet located on the Leestown Campus, A Building, room 203 during operating hours.

Donation bins will also be available on campus and student activities events. For more information, please email Regina Shank at regina.shank@kctcs.edu.

Food Pantry Donations

Food Pantry Donation Guidelines

  • Only donate plastic bottles, no glass bottles
  • Within expiration date and unopened items
  • Individually wrapped items for hygiene products

Requested Items

Current Priority Items Needed Grain Products Canned Goods Non-Perishable Goods Personal Hygiene Products
  • Diapers
  • Baby wash
  • Deodorant
  • Toilet paper
  • Granola bars
  • Cereal
  • Instant oatmeal/grits
  • Pasta and pasta sauce
  • Instant rice and instant potatoes
  • Canned tuna, chicken or other meats
  • Canned fruit, beans and vegetables
  • Canned soups
  • Fruit Juices
  • Pancake mix (water based)
  • Microwavable popcorn
  • Bread and muffin mixes (water based)
  • Noodles
  • Boxed dinners
  • Granola bars
  • Fruit cups, applesauce
  • Baby food, infant formula
  • Peanut butter crackers

Please bring individually wrapped hygiene products

  • Shaving cream and razors
  • Shampoo, conditioner
  • Body and face wash
  • Tampons, pads and diapers
  • Contact Solution
  • Hand Soap
  • Toilet paper, facial tissue, paper towels
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Baby wipes

Career Closet Donations

Donation Guidelines

Please bring all donated clothing items already laundered on clothing hangers. Donations will be accepted at the beginning and end of each semester.

Accepted Career Clothing Donations

Donations will be accepted at the beginning and end of each semester.

Suits (pants or skirts)/Trousers/Skirts Blouses/tops Shoes
  • In season
  • No rips, tears, or stains
  • No buttons missing
  • No loud or garish prints
  • Knee length or lower for skirts
  • Preferably white or solid colors
  • No revealing necklines
  • No garish colors or prints
  • Sleeves or sleeveless (to wear under a suit or blazer)
  • No perspiration stains
  • Button-down collared shirt
    • Preferably white or solid colors
    • No garish colors or prints
    • No perspiration stains

We only accept new or gently worn shoes

  • Solid color pumps
  • Sensible heel (no stilettos or oversized platforms)
  • Closed toe and heel
  • Flats with soles (no ballet flats)
  • Loafers or other dress shoes in black or brown