Volunteer Goods/Services


There are lots of different ways to support RAIN clients. Below is a list of the goods and/or services that are most needed by our clients at this current time. There are also product suggestions at the bottom of the page. These are not meant to be an exhaustive list of needed items, merely a helpful starting point. You may also check our Amazon Smile Wishlist HERE. If you have any questions, please contact Jacki O’Dierno at j.odierno@carolinarain.org.


Goods Needed:

-Cups of Noodles/Soup/Mac-and-Cheese (individually packaged in cups, instant and portable, just add water, no cans or plastic packets)

-Breakfast/Protein/Granola Bars (individually wrapped bars that are high in nutrients and filling)

-Crackers (peanut butter or cheese filled preferred as they are more substantial)

-Sports Drinks (beverages with electrolytes to help keep clients hydrated like gatorade, powerade, etc.)

-Jerky (individually wrapped, high in protein)

-Nuts (individually wrapped, high in protein)

-Cups of Instant Oatmeal (individually packaged in cups, instant and portable, just add water)

-Slip-Resistant Work Boots/Shoes (tow protection and slip-resistant outsole designed to work on all surfaces)

-Socks (brand new, still in the package, men’s & women’s)

-Thick Roll Out Mat (for clients to sleep on, yoga mat or other similar kinds that can be rolled and easily stored)

-Small Pillows/Thin Blankets (for clients to sleep with, small and portable, travel bundles will work)

-Laptop (used or new, to keep in the office for clients to job search, build resumes, etc.)


Services Needed:

-Transportation to appointments 

-Delivery of medication, food, etc. 



Shipping Information:

RAIN, inc

Attention: Jacki O

601 E. 5th St, Suite 470

Charlotte, NC 28202


Product Suggestions:

These are not meant to be an exhaustive list of needed items