In-Kind Donation Needs


Shelf-stable pantry items, including

  • 64oz juices
  • cereals 18oz and above
  • 32oz shelf-stable milk
  • Healthy snacks
  • Water
  • Food and beverage for special events

At Thanksgiving: fresh and frozen turkeys in bulk

Clothing (new)

  • Professional clothing for men and women
  • Winter coats and boots
  • Children’s clothing
  • Gift cards for clothing retailers for young adults/their children (i.e. coats, boots, undergarments, shirts, pants, hats, gloves, scarves etc.)

Household Items (new, full-sized)

  • Dishes/pots/pans (starter kits)
  • Bed and bath linens, including shower curtains
  • Tablecloths
  • Laundry detergent
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Storage bins

Personal Items (new, full-sized)

Personal care items / toiletries, including: individual hand sanitizer, soap, body wash, toilet paper, toothpaste, mouth wash, deodorant etc.


Books for elementary-age students (new or gently used)


  • Tablets/computers/laptops
  • Headphones to be plugged into computers/tablets
  • Access to free wi-fi, including “hot spots”
  • Cell phones
  • Pre-paid phone cards
  • TVs

School Supplies (new)

  • Backpacks
  • Graphing calculators
  • Other

Art Supplies

  • Knitting supplies


  • Metro cards
  • Transport van
  • Individual emergency packs
  • Small round tables
  • Games, including a professional Bingo set
  • Small gifts for prizes for children and young adults
  • Promotional marketing items and giveaways (ex: keychains, pens)
  • Tickets for movies/shows
  • Holiday decorations
  • Free onsite haircuts, manicure services