Current Needs

There are many ways you can help us care for teens in crisis.  Below is a list of items we currently need to support the kids we serve.

Bedroom/Bathroom Needs:

  • Mattress protectors (zipper for twin beds only)
  • Large laundry baskets
  • Shower curtain liners
  • Sunscreen 50+
  • Rubber Bath Mats
  • Terry Bath Mats

Personal Care Needs:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sun Glasses
  • Sun Visors
  • Pool Towels (beach towels)
  • Flip Flops
  • Bathing Suits and Swim Trunks (S, M, L, XL and XXL)
  • Sundresses (S, M, L, XL and XXL)
  • Male and Female Shorts (S, M, L, XL and XXL)
  • Water Bottles
  • Old Navy Gift Cards
  • Golden Corral Gift Cards
  • CVS Gift Cards
  • Walgreens Gift Cards
  • Payless Shoes Gift Cards
  • Shoe Carnival Gift Cards
  • Ladies underwear (sizes 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
  • Men’s underwear (sizes M, L, XL, XXL)
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Flash Lights
  • Umbrellas
  • Raincoats
  • Hand Soap
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Socks (crew, ankle & low-cut – men’s & women’s sizes)
  • African American hair-care products and combs, hair brush
  • Hair gel and sprays (non-aerosol)
  • Shampoo, conditioners
  • Sport shorts small, medium, large for teenagers and adults.
  • Capri pants, yoga pants, tank tops S, M, L.

Medical Supply Needs:

  • Plastic cups, (1 oz.)
  • Latex gloves (med-XL)
  • Thermometer covers

Kitchen Supply Needs:

We gladly accept donations of non-perishable foods, but we ask that you please call ahead so we can ensure we are able to properly receive and store donated items.

  • Cases of Bottled Water
  • Restaurant grade pots and pans
  • Gift-cards to local grocery stores
  • Hard Plastic Cups (8 or 12 oz.)
  • Silverware (Forks and Spoons)
  • Plastic forks, spoons, knives
  • Cereal bowls, dinner plates.
  • Paper plates
  • Paper or plastic cups
  • Napkins
  • Cereal
  • Juices
  • Water
  • Coffee pot
  • Kitchen Towels
  • Pot Holders
  • Sponges

Janitorial/Maintenance Needs:

  • Golf cart
  • Small Tools (screwdrivers, nut drivers, socket sets, hammer, mallet, torpedo level, etc.)
  • Large Tools (cordless drills, table saw, compound miter saw, bench grinder, etc.)
  • Washing Machines
  • Dryers
  • Monitors
  • Large floor fans
  • Large shop vacs
  • CPU’s
  • Batteries (D,C, AA)
  • Large LED Televisions (42” or greater)
  • Compact flourescent light bulbs (60 watt equiv)
  • Toilet paper
  • C Fold knapkins
  • Paper Towels
  • Trash bags (larger the better)
  • 2 New Vacuums
  • 2 Industrial carpet cleansers
  • Donated carpet for the living quarters
  • Light bulbs (60 watt)
  • Ziploc bags (gallon & sandwich)
  • Home Depot Gift Cards,
  • Drill set (Saw, drill vacuum, flashlight)
  • Laundry detergent, Liquid bleach
  • Cleaning supplies – Tilex, Windex, bleach, Abrasive cleanser, disinfectants, grease removers and dish soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Mini Blinds
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Lysol

Program Needs:

  • Gas Gift Cards (for agency vehicles)
  • Jump ropes
  • Bases
  • Gift Certificates to Restaurants
  • Certificates for Van Cleaning
  • Gift Certificates to Office Supply Stores
  • Gift Certificates to Home Improvement Stores
  • Passes to Amusement Parks, Bowling Alleys, Zoos, Museums, etc.
  • Gift Certificates to Book Stores
  • Gift Certificates to Movie Theaters
  • Water bottles plastic and aluminum.
  • 2 GPS systems for minivans
  • Exercise equipment (yoga mats, yoga balls and others.)
  • Clothing gift cards for (Marshals, TG Max, Wal-Mart, and Target)
  • Arts and Crafts Supplies
  • Pool sticks and chalk

School Supply Needs:

  • 30 new laptops for the computer lab
  • Graphing calculators
  • Mechanical pencils
  • Educational DVD’s

Office Supply Needs:

  • Copy Paper (8 ½ x 11) and (81/2 X 14)
  • Black pens
  • File Folders
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • USB mouse, USB keyboard.
  • Staples.
  • Heavy duty storage boxes.
  • Press board report covers executive red.

Please contact Mary Mazarky at 678-546-8770 ext. 223 or  mmazarky@gwinnettchildrenshelter.org to further discuss how you can help support our mission with in-kind donations.

Thank you for your support!