Supply Wish List

Questions? Want to schedule a drop-off? Contact:

Ryan Catalani, Director of Donor Relations • (302) 998-2222 ext. 105

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Household items

  • New or gently used sheet sets — twin size
    • Other sizes acceptable too!
  • New towel sets (bath towel, hand towel, wash cloth)
  • Light bulbs
  • Shower curtains / shower curtain liners
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • New or gently used comforters, blankets
  • Trash bags (kitchen/large size)
  • Toilet paper
  • New bed pillows
  • Dishwasher detergent
  • Starter tool kits: hammer, nails, screwdrivers etc.
  • Flashlights/batteries
  • Umbrellas
  • Ice melt (safe on blacktop)
  • First aid kits
  • Rugs


  • Cutlery sets (preferably with colored handles)
  • Kitchen tools (ladles, whisks, spatulas, mixing spoons, measuring cups)
  • Matching sets of dishes, glasses, and mugs
  • Pots and pans
  • Other necessities: Mixing bowls, baking sheets, colanders, can openers, cutlery organizers, cutting boards

Transportation needs

  • Gift cards to gas stations (any!)
  • DART bus passes

Laundry supplies

  • Laundry detergent
  • Dryer sheets
  • Bleach
  • Laundry baskets or large storage containers

Cleaning products

  • Disinfectant spray (e.g. Lysol)
  • Anti-Bacterial Wipes
  • Multi-purpose cleaners/ Anti-bacterial cleaning spray
  • Swiffer dry and wet cloths, wet jet refills
  • Eraser pads/Brillo pads
  • Window cleaner
  • Toilet bowl cleaner & brushes
  • Mop bucket
  • Disposable/nitrile gloves
  • Brooms, mops

Personal hygiene items

(Full size preferred!)

  • Pump hand sanitizer (full size)
  • Full size shampoo/conditioner
  • Liquid hand soap
  • Body wash (full size)
  • Lotion, Olive Oil products, Cocoa Butter (full size)
  • Feminine care products
  • Toothpaste (full size), toothbrushes
  • Tissues

Office and school supplies

  • Reams of copy paper
  • Black sharpies
  • Office scissors
  • Clear packing/masking tape
  • Blank “Thank You” note cards
  • Used ink cartridges/toner
  • 5GB (small) jump drives
  • Gift cards to Costco, Walmart, Staples+ for office items
  • Electric pencil sharpeners
  • Pocket dictionary/Thesaurus
  • 7-10 file pocket organizers
  • Gift Cards to Target, Old Navy, Walmart, Kohls for uniforms
  • Children’s school supplies

Appliances (in good, working condition)

  • Air conditioners
  • Fans
  • Coffee makers
  • Toasters
  • Microwaves
  • Slow cookers, Crock-Pots
  • Vacuums
  • Lamps

Items we don’t usually accept

Please contact us if you have any questions.

  • Furniture, mattresses, and other large items: We have a partnership with Catholic Charities for our guests’ furniture needs. Please call the Wilmington Thrift Center at (302) 764-2717 to schedule a pick-up.
  • Adult clothes: We have a partnership with the Clothing Bank at Friendship House for our adult guests’ clothing needs. Visit its website for more information on donating clothes.
  • Books: We generally have enough books; consider giving to Read Aloud Delaware or the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.