Wish List

A Safe Place depends on the generosity of the community for many of our operational needs as well as personal items for our clients. Because the needs at A Safe Place are ever changing, we encourage you to consider a monetary donation or gift cards if possible. These donations give A Safe Place the most flexibility in meeting day to day needs.

In-kind donations must be wholly consistent in fact and appearance with the activities, policies, mission, goals and programs of A Safe Place. Due to lack of storage space, resources, and suitability of the donation, A Safe Place reserves the right to decline any in-kind donation.

Online Wish List

If you would prefer to order needed supplies online, you can donate to our online donation page at domesticshelters.org. Select as many items as you can, then checkout using the easy online shopping cart. Your items will be automatically shipped.

 

General Wish List

Please note that we are still unable to accept women’s and children’s used clothing. Due to our donors seemingly unending generosity, our storage spaces are completely filled to capacity.

Full-size toiletries
  • lotions
  • new, unused make-up
  • ethnic hair care products
  • perfume and body sprays
  • hair brushes
  • hair straighteners
  • hair curling irons
  • hair dryers
Baby items
  • diapers, especially sizes 5 and 6
  • baby oil and baby powder
  • baby wipes
  • formula
  • bottles
  • sippy cups
General items
  • microwaves
  • crockpots
  • toasters
  • coffee makers
  • toilet paper
  • paper towels
  • paper plates
  • tissues
Home items
  • towels
  • extra-long twin sheet sets
  • comforters
  • new pillows
  • plates
  • dishes
  • eating utensils
Cleaning items
  • bleach
  • laundry detergent
  • dish soap
  • trash bags
  • disinfectant
  • toilet bowl cleaner
  • Lysol
  • garbage cans
  • brooms
  • mops

Donations that do not meet the standards and restrictions of A Safe Place will not be accepted; these include but are not limited to the following:

  • used clothing
  • soiled, stained or ripped clothing (including shoes)
  • mattresses
  • used car seats
  • used toys
  • used stuffed animals
  • hotel sample sized toiletries
  • torn, stained, soiled or heavily used linens
  • rusted, chipped, broken or soiled kitchen/dinnerware
  • expired or opened food
  • large electronics (TVs, stereos, etc.)
  • large tables and entertainment centers
  • used bras and underwear
  • any items with recall potential

A Safe Place keeps our costs down by asking our donors to bring the items to our facilities. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to do pick ups.

 

For more information, please contact our In-Kind Donation Specialist
(847) 731-7165, ext. 100
sshumsky@asafeplaceforhelp.org

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