Occupy Lansing: Occupation Needs

Quoted from http://occupylansing.us/

As of Nov. 22nd 2011 (at 7:28 pm Eastern):
New #: 989-494-8818
P.O. Box #12033
Lansing, MI 48901

Please, no more perishable/to be prepared food. Our kitchen is not functional at this time.

General Needs

  • Winter office space
  • Reems of paper for printing flyers
  • Tarps
  • Propane lantern filaments
  • Silly costume items (wigs, clown items etc.) for street theatre
  • Envelopes and stamps
  • Gas for generator
  • Bus Tokens
  • Bath towels
  • Ink pens
  • Scissors
  • Red and regular duct tape
  • Milk crates and boards
  • Posterboard
  • Cardboard

Kitchen Needs

NOTE: Julie Roy has set up a schedule at Take Them A Meal (.com) for people who would like to prepare a meal and bring it down to the Occupiers. Please sign up at least a day or two ahead of time so that they know you will be bringing a meal and when (to avoid them starting to cook a dinner and then to have another meal show up; this has actually happened twice with pizzas sent down just as they were preparing to serve a large meal; the pizzas were still appreciated though).



  • URGENT: Warm socks
  • plastic baggies to waterproof our feet
  • Clothes racks
  • Gloves
  • Large plastic storage bins (with lids)
  • T-Shirts
  • Baby wipes
  • Umbrellas
  • Sleeping bags (cold weather rated if possible)
  • Pillows
  • Long johns and sweat pants
  • Air mattresses or sleeping
  • yoga mats
  • Cold weather tents



  • Splint supports
  • Tournequettes
  • Clear plastic containers (for organizing med. supplies)
  • Cortizone cream
  • Medical exam gloves
  • Breather/separator (for CPR)


VOLUNTEERS (to drive people and supplies)




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