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.
Women’s toiletries (sanitary pads), Deodorant, Shampoo/Conditioner, Soap/Body Wash, Shaving Cream, Hand and Body Lotion (full sized)
Target, CVS, Payless Shoes, Ross, Marshalls, Grocery Stores, Gas Stations
New Flatware, Pots and Pans, Dishes, Glasses, Small Appliances, vacuums, garbage cans (large and small), brooms and dustpans, mops and buckets
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
Disposable diapers (especially size 4 and up), pull-ups, sleeping bags, pillows, flashlights, bikes, toys for infant to 3 years (educational)
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 amazon.com.
For more information about donating Wish List Items, please contact Nan Monday at (703) 237-2035 ext. 119 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.