What are the most common items City of Refuge needs?

What are the most common items City of Refuge needs?

Like any typical home, the families at City of Refuge need the basic necessities for everyday life. Here is a list of items that we use throughout the year:

  • HE (high-efficiency) laundry detergent
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hand Soap
  • Regular-size hygiene items (cannot accept travel size)
  • Ibuprofen or Tylenol (large qty sized containers)
  • Cold Medicine
  • Allergy Medicine
  • Dish Detergent
  • Zip Lock bags (gallon-size)
  • Latex-free gloves
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Natural, organic hair products (deep conditioner, hair moisturizer, gel, etc.) for all hair types
  • AA and AAA-batteries
  • Pajamas (new, all sizes)
  • Undergarments (new, all sizes)
  • Active Wear (i.e., tennis shoes, clothing, socks, etc.)
  • Pillows (newly packaged)
  • Blankets (newly packaged)
  • Celebrate Recovery Bibles
  • Substance Abuse Reading Material
  • Jesus Calling, Jesus Always books
  • Office supplies (pens, pencils, sticky notes, spiral notebooks, etc)
  • Craft supplies
  • USB drives (any size)

Regrettably, we cannot accept:

  • Any item recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Used toys
  • Used clothing
  • No cribs, car seats, walkers or other products that do not meet the current safety standards of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, including recalled items.
  • Auto Parts (including tires)
  • Dated Technology ie://Desktop computers over 5 yrs. old or televisions
  • Damaged or soiled furniture
  • Non-working appliances and electronics
  • Mattresses/box springs, including waterbed mattresses and waterbed frames

You can also check out our Amazon Wish List to see the most in-demand items. This list is updated on a regular basis. Donation drop-offs must be coordinated through Lindsey Delsin, Experience Coordinator, To contact, email at ldelsin@cityofrefugeatl.org and by phone at 404-874-2241.


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