Needs & Wishes

(updated 11/18/2021)

After hours donation trailer is available! Simply place donated items in the 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

_Floor cleaner

_Dishwasher detergent/pods 

_Kitchen towels/wash cloths

_Oven mitts/pot holders

_Dusting/cleaning cloths

_105 quart CLEAR storage containers with lids

_Jumbo size space saver bags

Personal Items:

_Men's body wash

_Ladies body wash

_Hand lotion

_Hand soap

_Laundry baskets

_Plastic clothing hangers (new)

School Items:

_Mechanical pencils


_3x5 Index cards

_Colored pencils 

(please no 1 subject spiral notebooks or loose-leaf notebook paper)

​​Special Projects:

_Canvas packs (various sizes)

_Acrylic paint sets

_Craft paint brushes

Recreational Items:

_Chairs-in-a-bag (adult sizes)

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

*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 accept donations of used toys, clothing, shoes, bedding, furniture, or household goods. We are not currently accepting food items. The No Contact 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.