GIFTS-IN-KIND AND URGENT NEEDS

Families Moving Forward has an ongoing need for supplies for the families we serve. Please see below for a list of our most urgently needed items and read our donation guidelines for more information. Please keep in mind that we have limited space at our facility.

Additionally, if you're interested in coordinating a donation drive, please visit our Barrels of Joy page to learn more. If you would like to schedule a drop off time, please contact Luke Ray at luke@fmfnc.org

 

Current Urgent Needs:

  • HIGH PRIORITY: Brooms and dust pans!

  • HIGH PRIORITY: Black hair-care products, combs, brushes and hair bands.

  • Cleaning Supplies: Windex, Comet, toilet bowl cleaner, toilet brush, scrub brushes, sponges, etc.

  • Twin and/or full sheets, pillows, comforters (New Items Only)

  • GENTLY used pots, pans and kitchen utensils

  • Microwave and dishwasher safe cups, bowls, plates, etc.

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In-kind Donation Guidelines:

We do our best to help maintain the dignity of our families and only want to provide them with items that boost their confidence and self-worth. We ask that you help us do the same as you consider items you would like to donate. Please respect our in-kind donation guidelines and understand that items are subject to refusal.

 

Items we currently do not need:

  • Clorox wipes

  • Toilet paper

  • Feminine products

  • Shampoo

  • Toothpaste


Items we do NOT accept:

  • Books

  • Clothing

  • Glass items

  • Used bedding and towels

  • Computers and printers

  • Stuffed animals and toys

  • Ripped/torn

  • Broken (not working)

  • Damaged

  • Rusted

  • Stained/unclean

 

Acceptable items:

  • New items

  • Gently used items you personally would consider using again

  • Gently used items you personally would not mind receiving

  • Some furniture items (Please note: We have limited space at our facility and can only take certain pieces based on family needs/condition of the furniture.)