GIVING ITEMS TO GENESIS

Thank you for your interest in providing goods for the Genesis mission! We are so grateful for the generous donations from our community members, and our clients are more comfortable and healthy because of your ongoing support.

Our needs are ever-changing. This page serves as an up-to-date list of all items we need most at our residential and Outreach facilities. Whether you are organizing a supply drive at your office or simply want to donate a few items, we are so appreciative of your contributions!

IMPORTANT: In-kind donations refer to brand new items only. Gently-used items can be donated to the Genesis Benefit Store.

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1. CHECK THIS PAGE FOR
IDEAS

This page is updated monthly
with our most pressing needs.

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2. GATHER YOUR ITEMS
Boxing up items is an easy way
to transport.

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3. SCHEDULE A DROP-OFF
Email or call Mackenzie Duncan
 at 214.389.7775
to schedule a drop-off.

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4. DROP OFF YOUR DONATION
Thank you so much for your
contributions!

REQUESTED ITEMS FOR NOVEMBER 2019

IT'S HOLIDAY TIME!

Interested in giving to Genesis? Consider participating in our Holiday program! Whether you're an individual or group, we have options for everyone to contribute this holiday season.

Gift cards provide women who have experienced domestic violence the power to choose how to use your gift. This means so much during a time when many options are typically stripped away.

IMPORTANT: In-kind donations refer to brand new items only. Gently-used items can be donated to the Genesis Benefit Store.

  • WOMEN & CHILDREN'S COLD WEATHER CLOTHING
  • WOMEN'S UNDERWEAR (Sizes 5-11)
  • CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR (Boys & Girls, Sizes 2-12)
  • FACE WASH & BODY WASH (Full-sized)
  • SWEATERS & LIGHT JACKETS FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN (All Sizes)
  • WOMEN'S TENNIS SHOES (Sizes 8-10)
  • BRAS (Sizes 36 - 44, C - DD)
  • SNACKS *NUT FREE OPTIONS ONLY*
    Let's keep their bellies full! Requested individual-size snacks for our clients include Mac n' Cheese cups, Ravioli cups, Kind Bars, Skinny Pop, Snack Bars, Pop Chips, Pretzels, Nutra-Grain bars, vanilla wafers, fruit (apples and cuties are always popular!), Famous Amos chocolate chip cookies, etc.
  • EAR BUDS/HEADPHONES (For iPhone & Android)
    These are valuable to our clients small and tall. Headphones help clients adjust to the noises of their new communal living space, and for those nights when sleep doesn't come easy.
  • GAS GIFT CARDS
  • GROCERY GIFT CARDS

Below is a list of items we are *NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT:*

After safety, self-esteem and dignity are some of the most important goals we focus on at Genesis Women's Shelter. A woman and her children need to know they are worthy and deserving of new items, so please help us by avoiding donating used items!

Used mattress/box springs

Used exercise equipment

Used baby equipment (cribs, car seats, booster seats, breast pumps, baby bottles)

Furniture with any damage (rips, tears, stains, holes, scratches or pet hairs)

Opened or used toiletries/makeup

Any items that are expired or expiring within one month