Make a Gift of Hope or Support

We are very appreciative of your continued support and so appreciate your donations. We could not do the work we do without the help of by our generous community and we Thank you so very much!

Please note: Because of limited staff resources it has become necessary to review our in-kind acceptance and drop-off procedures as follows:

Please schedule your donation drop off first by contacting our in-kind coordinator at: 860-246-9149, ext. 358.

With appointment, drop offs are accepted on Wednesdays only, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please make prior arrangements as we cannot accept anything brought to us without notification and left at our door. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation.

Hartford Shelter Needs

All shelter items listed should be new

  • Five large first aid kits
  • Gift Cards Groceries – Stop & Shop, Shop Rite, Price Rite, Costco & Sam’s Club, etc.
  • Gift Cards Pharmacies – Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, Target, and American Express, Visa & Mastercard, etc.
  • Gift Cards – Gas Stations
  • Bus Passes
  • Microwave – commercial grade
  • Coffee Maker (black or stainless)
  • Shop Vacuum
  • Pajamas –  seasonal fabrics  – all sizes (women)
  • Slippers/Flip flops – all sizes (women & children)
  • Underwear (women & children)
  • Female personal care items – full size (not travel size)
  • Towels
  • Umbrellas (folding size)
  • Cleaning Products – bleach, Pine-Sol, Lysol, Fabuloso, etc.
  • Cleaning Supplies – mops, brooms, cleaning brushes, sponges, plungers
  • Detergent – dish washing (automatic & regular)
  • Detergent – washing machine
  • Liquid hand soap
  • Lysol spray and wipes (or any other disinfectant brand)
  • Paper towels, toilet tissue, Kleenex
  • Paper goods – dishes, cups, napkins, plastic flatware, etc.
  • Plastic garbage bags- tall, large & 55+ sizes

Holiday Items

  • Gift Cards – Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Gas Stations, American Express, and Visa & Mastercard
  • Gift Cards – Family Restaurants e.,g.,  Ruby Tuesday, Friendly’s, McDonalds, Dunkin’ Donuts, Subway, etc.
  • Gift Sets – Hand/ Feet & Nail Care, Perfume/Cologne, Bath/Shower Sets, Hand Lotions, etc.
  • Bathrobes, Pajamas & Slippers (women all sizes)
  • Fuzzy Socks (women & children)  

Thank you of your years of generosity, we look forward to the years to come!

24 HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE: 860.527.0550 | STATEWIDE: 1.888.774.2900 | LINEA DE CRISIS (SPANISH): 1.844.831.9200