Needs & Wishes

(updated 11/9/2022)

After hours donation trailer is available! Place donated items in the small white trailer in the Administrative building parking lot any day of the week. For a tax deduction/gift-in-kind form, contact us at 252-235-2161. Most needed items are in red. 


Household Items:

_Trash bags (13 gallon kitchen bags)

_Trash bags (30 gallon heavy duty bags)

_Laundry detergent (liquid or pods)

_Dryer sheets

_Scouring pads

_Disinfectant spray

_Spray air fresheners 

_Multi-purpose cleaning spray

_Bathroom cleaner


_Floor cleaner

_Dishwasher detergent/pods 

_Oven mitts/pot holders

_Dusting/cleaning cloths

_Paper plates (all sizes)

_Paper bowls

_Plastic cups

_Plastic silverware 

_105 quart CLEAR storage containers with lids

_Jumbo size space saver bags

Personal Items:

_Men's body wash

_Men's deodorant (non-gel)

_Ladies body wash

_Hand lotion

_Hand soap

_Combs/Brushes (all hair types)


_Laundry baskets

_Full size sheet sets (new in packaging)

_Full size comforters (new in packaging)

​​Special Projects:

_Playground Equipment Fund 

Recreational Items:

_75 Lifetime white folding chairs 

_Outdoor movie screen

_Fast food gift cards ($10 each) - Chick-fil-A, Sonic, Zaxby's, Wendy's, etc.

_Cottage activity gift cards - AMC or Regal Theaters, Rainbow Lanes (Clayton), Westview Lanes (Wilson), Galaxy Fun Park (Wake Forest), Adventure Landing (Raleigh) 

*Gift Cards are greatly appreciated to buy perishables and items not received. (Wal-Mart, Food Lion, Sam’s Clubs, etc.)

*The Children's Home does not currently accept donations of used toys, clothing, shoes, bedding, furniture, or household goods. We are not currently accepting food items. The Donation Trailer is open seven days a week for donations. Cottage parents are not able to accept donations at any time.

*Please contact us at 252-235-2161 or for additional information.