Wish List

Most families come to Homestretch with few or no belongings. We provide them with everything they need to make a home. We depend on donated items or new items to help keep client homes furnished with essentials. We are always in need of the following items. Items should be new and unopened.

Personal Items

Women’s toiletries (sanitary pads), Deodorant, Shampoo/Conditioner, Soap/Body Wash, Shaving Cream, Hand and Body Lotion (full sized)

Gift Cards

Target, CVS, Payless Shoes, Ross, Marshalls, Grocery Stores, Gas Stations

Kitchen Items

New Flatware, Pots and Pans, Dishes, Glasses, Small Appliances, vacuums, garbage cans (large and small), brooms and dustpans, mops and buckets

Cleaning Supplies

Paper towels, laundry detergent, dishwasher soap, non-bleach disinfectant wipes, all-purpose cleaner


New Sheets for twin and full-sized beds
New towels, blankets, quilts, bed covers, pillows

Children’s Items

Disposable diapers (especially size 4 and up), pull-ups, sleeping bags, pillows, flashlights, bikes, toys for infant to 3 years (educational)

Home Safety

Smoke detectors, flashlights, carbon monoxide detectors, 9 volt batteries


Donated cars are given to homeless families, which means the donor can write off the entire blue book value of the car. Call (703) 237-2035 ext. 110 for information or free pick-up

Amazon Wish List

For a current list of specific items that Homestretch needs for our families and our preschool program Kidstretch , please view our wish list on

For more information about donating Wish List Items, please contact Nan Monday at (703) 237-2035 ext. 119 or email her at