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Hello Murray

Lots to do in this small, friendly town

🎁 Donations

Are you interested in donating to organizations around Murray? Here's a short list to get you started. Help us expand this list - send all details to hellomurrayky@gmail.com and we'll get it added.

🐦 Main Street Youth Center

Feeds 30-50 youth each day after school. Donations can be dropped off at 513 South 4th Street from 2:30-5:30 pm. Call 270-753-8336 for more information.

  • Individually wrapped school snacks

🐳 Backpack Program

The Backpack Program provides food to school children when they go home for the weekend. Donations of individual-size food items can be dropped off at Needline Monday - Friday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm; please don't donate any items containing peanuts. For more information call 270-753-6333.

  • 100% Juice
  • Pop Tarts
  • Single-serve cereal boxes
  • Single-serve cheese & crackers
  • Pudding cups
  • Applesauce cups
  • Single-serve fruit cups

🦖 Need Line

Need Line provides food and services to hungry neighbors in our community. Donations can be dropped off from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at 509 North 8th Street. For more information call 270-753-6333.

  • Food Items
    • Mustard
    • Ketchup
    • Potatoes
    • Tea bags
    • Saltine crackers
    • Pancake mix
    • Pancake syrup
    • Onions
    • Kool-aid
    • Peanut butter
    • Pickle relish
    • Pork and beans
    • Sugar
    • Margarine
    • Fresh fruit
    • Fresh vegetables
    • Ground beef
    • Hot dogs
    • Chicken
    • Jiffy mix or cornmeal
    • Canned chicken
    • Eggs
    • Milk
    • Bread/buns
  • Personal Hygiene Items
    • Toilet paper
    • Laundry detergent
    • Liquid dish soap
    • Toothpaste
    • Soap
    • Plastic storage bags (1 & 2 gallon sizes)
    • Hotel/travel-sized shampoo, lotions, and soaps
  • Large brown bags

🐛 Soup for the Soul

Soup for the Soul is a soup kitchen that serves a free, hot meal Monday-Friday from 4:00 - 6:00 pm to anyone who is hungry. The kitchen is 100% funded by donations of food and money. Donations can be dropped off at 411 Maple Street.

  • Food
    • Industrial-sized canned veggies
    • Sugar
    • Brown sugar
    • Instant pudding - vanilla or chocolate
    • Brownie mix
    • Instant powdered milk
    • Spaghetti sauce
    • Cream of chicken soup
    • Cream of mushroom soup
    • Cream of celery soup
    • Fruit pie filling - apple, peach, or cherry
    • Canned chicken (larger size)
    • Cake mix
    • Frosting - vanilla, chocolate, cream cheese, strawberry
  • Paper Products
    • Toilet paper
    • Paper towels
    • ZipLock - quart & gallon sized bags
    • Parchment paper
    • Disposable gloves - large & medium
  • Cleaning & Miscellaneous
    • Windex
    • Bleach
    • Bleach spray cleaner
    • Non-stick cooking spray
    • Aluminum foil - large box from Sam's
    • Plastic wrap - large box from Sam's
    • Copy paper
    • SOS pads
    • Scrubbers
    • Dawn dish detergent, blue
    • Bathroom cleaner

🐹 Clutch

Provides "clutches" of feminine hygiene products to 8 local schools, 3,000+ students, and the Gentry House. Bring donations to Murray Art Guild, Vine Street Salon, Murray Visitors Bureau or 120 Mason Hall at MSU.

  • Tampons, all sizes
  • Pads, all sizes
  • Down There Wipes
  • Small zippered bags (like Ipsy bags, or small makeup bags)

🦓 Angels Attic

Angels Attic Thrift Shop sells gently used and donated furniture, household items, clothing and shoes for all ages and genders, books and other media, toys and more. They are a Green company, assisting folks and businesses in the area to keep items from the local landfill. The Attic also provides free local pickup and will do clean outs of houses, estates, businesses and more to obtain donated items to accomplish our mission.

Visit the store from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday - Saturday

🐃 Murray Homeless Coalition

The Murray Homeless Coalition is seeking to build a tiny home community for those around us without homes. Learn more by visiting their website and see how you can make a difference.

  • Supplies for 5 kitchens
    • Dishes
    • Glasses
    • Silverware
    • Mugs
    • Can openers
    • Coffee pot
    • Dish towels or rags
    • Paper towels
    • Dish Drainer
    • Cooking utensils
    • Pots and pans
    • Casserole dishes
    • Mixing bowls
    • Dishwashing liquid
    • Cleaning supplies