In-Kind Donations

When we setup apartments for refugees, we try to provide as many basic needs as possible. Your in-kind donations of new or lightly used items helps us reach that goal. You can select items from the lists below and contact us at 214-444-9889 for drop-off instructions.

Kitchen Needs

      Cooking Dishes
  • Cookie sheet
  • Muffin tin
  • Mixing bowls 
  • Baking dishes
  • Serving bowls
  • Saucepan
  • Tea kettle
  • Frying pans
  • Large stock pan or pressure cooker       
           Spices
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Ginger
  • Cumin
  • Cayenne
  • Chili powder
  • Tumeric
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Za’atar (Middle Eastern mix  optional)
       Eating Dishes
  • Cutlery (fork, knife, spoon)
  • Silverware holder
  • Large plates
  • Small plates
  • Bowls
  • Cups
  • Glasses
  • Knives  (lg, med, sm)
    Kitchen Essentials
  • Plastic wrap
  • Aluminum foil
  • Paper towels 1 roll
  • Storage containers 
  • Ziploc bags  3 sizes
  • Pitcher
  • Ice cube trays
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Kitchen scissors
    Essentials Cont.
  • Can opener
  • Grater
  • Tongs
  • Ladle
  • Whisk
  • Slotted spoon
  • Wooden spoons 
  • Rubber spatula
  • Turning spatula
  • Colander
       Kitchen Linens
  • Dish towels
  • Dish Cloths
  • Pot holders
  • Apron 
pots and tea kettle on a stove

Bedroom and Home essential Needs

        Master Bedroom
  • Full/Queen comforter or bedspread
  • Flat Sheet
  • Fitted Sheet
  • Pillowcases
           Home Lighting
  • Table lamps
  • Light bulbs
        Twin Bedroom
  • Twin comforter or bedspread
  • Flat Sheet
  • Fitted Sheet
  • Pillowcases
twin sheets with comforter and pillow
        Home Essentials
  • Clear tape
  • Glue
  • Hammer
  • Pliers
  • Screwdrivers (flat head and Phillips head)
  • Duct tape
  • Batteries AA 4
  • Batteries AAA 4
  • Clothesline rope
  • Clothes pins
  • Flashlight
  Home Essentials cont.
  • Bandaids
  • Ibuprofen
  • Tylenol
  • Kleenex
  • Extension cord
  • Picture hangers
  • Magnets
  •  Scissors
  • Small first aid kit
  • Small sewing kit
  • Wall clock
  • Iron
      Cleaning Supplies
  • Dish soap
  • Scrub pads/sponges
  • Window cleaner   (no ammonia)
  • Cleaning cloths (new)
  • All purpose cleaner
  • Paper towels
  • Dishwasher liquid sm
  • Liquid hand soap
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Toilet bowl brush
  • #13 trash bags
  • Laundry detergent

Bathroom Needs and hygiene kits

bathroom with shower curtain, white towels and rug
     Bathroom Linens
  • Bath towels
  • Hand towel
  • Wash cloths
          Shower Setup
  • Bath mat (NEW)
  • Shower curtain (clean if gently used)
  • Curtain rings 1 pkg
       Child Hygiene Kit
  • Shampoo/conditioner for kids
  • Kid’s toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Body wash
  • Tylenol for kids
  • Toilet paper 4+
      Adult Hygiene Kit
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Bar Soap  2
  • Body Wash
  • Toothbrushes 2
  • Dental floss  
  • Men’s razors 4
 Adult Hygiene kit Cont.
  • Women’s razors 4 
  • Shaving cream
  • Liquid hand soap 1
  • Deodorant men 1
  • Deodorant women 1
  • Toilet paper 4+
  • Feminine hygiene         (pads only)

Mother, baby, and school Kits

              Baby Kit
  • Diapers size 1,2 or 3
  • Wipes
  • Blanket
  • Baby hat
  • Onesies
  • Burp cloths
  • Bibs
  • Diaper pins
  • Baby shampoo
  • Baby lotion
  • Teething ring
  • Baby Tylenol
          Mother’s Kit
  • Baby stroller
  • Diaper bag
stroller and diaper bag for a baby
        Mother’s Purse
  • Woman’s purse
  • Wallet
  • Chapstick
  • Hair accessories
  • Travel Kleenex/wipes
  • Small notebook
  • Pen
  • Reusable water bottle
         Backpack Kit
  • Binder 1″ or 2″  1
  • 1 Subject notebook 1
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Filler paper
  • Thin markers
  • Colored pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Small pencil sharpener
  • Reusable water bottle

 

purple backpack with school supplies