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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

  • Gift Cards: grocery, Stop & Shop, Shop Rite, Price Rite, Costco and Sam’s Club, etc.
  • Gift Cards: Walgreens, CVS, gas, Walmart, Target, American Express, Visa and Mastercard etc.
  • Gas Gift Cards
  • Gift cardsBus Passes
  • Commercial Grade Microwave
  • Coffee Maker: black or stainless
  • Toaster: 4 or 6 slice
  • Shop Vacuum
  • Flatware: 24 place setting
  • Pajamas: seasonal fabrics; all sizes for women
  • Slippers/Flip flops: all sizes for women and children
  • Underwear for women and children
  • Female personal care items: full size
  • Blankets and Twin Sheets
  • Towels
  • Umbrellas: folding size
  • Cleaning Products: bleach, Pine-Sol, Lysol, fabuloso, etc.
  • Cleaning Supplies – mops, brooms, cleaning brushes, sponges
  • Detergent – dish washing (automatic & regular)
  • 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 and  55+ sizes

Holiday Items

  • Gift Cards: Grocery Stores, Pharmacy, Gas Stations, American Express, and Visa and Mastercard
  • Gift Cards: Restaurants, Ruby Tuesday, Friendly’s, McDonalds and Dunkin Donuts, etc.
  • Gift Sets: Hand/Feet and Nail Care, Perfume/Cologne, Bath/Shower Sets. Hand Lotions, etc.
  • Bath Robes, pajamas and slippers (women, all sizes)
  • Fuzzy Socks (women and 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