Rod's House is a fantastic place in Yakima that helps teenagers in need. They help get them the food they need, clothes and even after-school help. Rod's House is an excellent program to get teens back on track. Now they need our help.Rod's House is running low on quite a few items at the moment, and we're hoping you can lend a hand by donating some everyday items to keep the residents going.

Townsquare Media is involved with this help. You can drop off your donations at our offices at 4010 Summitview Ave. or take them directly to Rod's House, 204 S. Naches Ave. in downtown Yakima. If you need more information contact Rod's House or ask for Kelly West at Townsquare Media -- 972-3461.

Here is a list of what they need:

Food Ideas

  1. Bottled water
  2. Individual juice packets/bottles
  3. Cup of noodles/ramen noodles
  4. Pop top soup, chili, ravioli or stew
  5. Individual snacks
  6. Protein bars
  7. Protein Drinks
  8. Snack bars, granola bars and protein bars
  9. Peanut butter and jelly
  10. Canned tuna or chicken
  11. Jerky
  12. Packaged nuts

Medical Supplies

  1. Cold and flu medicine
  2. Tylenol
  3. Advil
  4. Cough drops
  5. Allergy medication
  6. Large bandages
  7. Ace bandages

Hygiene Products

  1. Toilet paper
  2. Mouthwash without alcohol
  3. Full size bottles of shampoo and conditioner
  4. Sun block
  5. Chapstick
  6. Tampons
  7. Shaving cream
  8. Razors
  9. Nail clippers
  10. Liquid hand washing soap
  11. Deodorant

Men & Women’s Clothing

  1. Coats or jackets
  2. Hoodies
  3. Undershirts
  4. Tennis shoes
  5. Socks – black or white
  6. Belts
  7. Pants
  8. Shirts

School Supplies

  1. Paper
  2. Binders
  3. Spiral notebooks
  4. Calendars for 2017 and 2018
  5. 3x5 notecards
  6. Backpacks
  7. Colored pencils
  8. Markers – washable
  9. Pens – black, red and blue

Paper & Cleaning Products

  1. Non-latex gloves
  2. Clorox Disinfecting Wipes
  3. Pine Sol
  4. Dishwasher soap
  5. Paper towels
  6. Grocery bags


  1. Bus tickets
  2. Travel or hiking gear – things you would use camping
  3. Plastic utensils
  4. Tents
  5. Tarps



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