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DONATION ITEMS

Our needs continually change, please check back for updates

Donation drop offs are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am- 5:00 pm. Please phone ahead and let us know your estimated time of arrival and we will be sure to have someone available to greet you and receive your donations.

Encourage your neighborhood, church, civic groups and social organizations to host a drive to benefit the Shelter!  Our kids enjoy outings with your generous donations of gift cards to all kinds of fun places such as pizza and bowling outings, movie gift cards, Great Clips cards, etc...  Donate today!

There are many ways you can provide for our kids!  Below is a list of our current needs:

Items:

The item most needed: 5-gallon water jugs for machines

  • 5-gallon water jugs for machines
  • 55 and 13-gallon trash bags
  • Bagless vacuum cleaners
  • Bath mats
  • Bottled water
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Craft kits for preschool and elementary school-age kids
  • Dawn dish soap
  • Disposable face masks for adults
  • Disposable food gloves
  • Foil pans in 4inch full size, 1/3 size, and 4inch ½ size
  • Gallon Ziploc bags
  • Helium tanks
  • Individual snacks for kids
  • Kleenex tissue
  • Laundry baskets
  • LED bulbs
  • Lysol disinfectant spray
  • Mop buckets
  • Napkins
  • Paper bowls (NOT Styrofoam)
  • Paper plates (NOT Styrofoam)
  • Paper towels
  • Pedialyte
  • Pest control spray or granules
  • Pillows
  • Plastic forks and spoons
  • Plastic outlet socket covers
  • PlayStation 4 games (kid-friendly)
  • Powerade/Gatorade
  • Ryobi electric hedge trimmer
  • Sandwich bags
  • Shower caddies
  • Spray bottles for refilling
  • Toddler bed pillows
  • Toddler size comforter sets (bed in a bag)
  • Toilet cleaner
  • Toilet paper
  • Travel size laundry detergent
  • Twin size comforter sets (bed in a bag)
  • Waterproof, twin zippered mattress cover
  • White bath towels
  • Xbox 1 games (kid-friendly)

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Gift Cards:
Gas, Grocery, Home Depot, TJMaxx, Marshalls, Wal-Mart, Target, Dollar Tree

Passes:
Amusement Parks, Zoos, Museums, Sports Games, Bowling, Family Fun Centers

Provide Meals
Volunteers are needed to provide lunch and dinner on the weekends and occasionally during the week. Individuals drop off prepared meals from home or local restaurants. Volunteers can pick one meal a month or be on a rotating schedule with another volunteer. Contact our food services manager, Bridgette Fredrick at bfredrick@gwinnettchildrenshelter.org or 678-546-8770 to get on our schedule. Thank you!