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Donations Urgently Needed: New Refugee Families Arriving in June

By June 3, 2024No Comments

Update: We are no longer holding open donation hours on site. To coordinate your drop offs please contact our Donations Coordinator Cara at: or call (716)883-1900 extension 329.

In June, we expect to resettle several new #refugee families. We’ll also have several small and individual cases that are bound by limited funding. From bed linens and umbrellas, to large fans and cookware, donations of basic household items go a long way towards helping our newest American neighbors as they begin their new lives.

While we are unable to accept clothing donations, the following household goods are urgently needed:

  • Twin Bedding Sets ( Pillow, Sheets, Comforter) MUST BE NEW
  • Full Bedding Sets (2 Pillows, Sheets Comforter) MUST BE NEW
  • Throw Blankets MUST BE NEW
  • Pots/Pans/baking dishes (new or gently used)
  • Large Fans
  • Dinner Bowls
  • Shampoo
  • Umbrellas
  • Plates, bowls, drinking glasses, utensils, coffee mugs/tea cups (new or gently used)
  • Plastic Cutting Boards
  • Cutting Knives
  • Bath Towels
  • Shower Curtains and Hooks
  • Dish Drying Racks
  • 13 Gallon Trash Cans
  • Multipurpose cleaning supplies
  • Car Seats for Children
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dish Soap
  • Mop and Bucket
  • Broom and Dustpan
  • Menstrual Pads (no tampons)
  • Sponges
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Cooking and Serving Utensils
  • Roach and Insect Killer

Other basic, household items in need

  • Can openers
  • Tea kettles
  • Packs of clothes hangers
  • Light bulbs (60 watt)
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Insect killer
  • Mops/brooms or swiffer with wet and dry cloths
  • Toilet brushes
  • Plungers
  • Toilet paper
  • Thermometers
  • Sponges
  • Microwaves
  • Box fans/floor fans
  • Rice cookers
  • Age Appropriate Toys for All Children (especially NEW stuffed animals, no toy guns please)
  • New reusable water bottles (for job club)
  • Lunchboxes (for our job club)

The quickest and easiest way for you to help, is to click on AmazonTarget, or Walmart.

For more information and to coordinate your drop off, contact our donations coordinate Cara at: