info@housingfornewhope.org  |   18 W. Colony Place, Suite 250, Durham, NC 27705 


    You can support the clients we serve in many thoughtful ways.

    Thank you for reviewing the wish list. Unless otherwise specified as a new-only item, please donate gently used items that are clean and in very good condition. 


    Note: We DO NOT accept books, magazines, computer equipment, stuffed animals, or toys.


    OUTREACH KITS are used by staff, Board and volunteers to help the homeless feel supported, and inform them about Housing for New Hope.

    • ziploc bag

    • bottled water

    • soft food item (granola bar, fruit chews, etc.)

    • wash cloth

    • travel size toothpaste

    • toothbrush

    • travel size soap

    • razor

    • sanitary napkins (for women)

    • socks

    • warm items for colder months

    • card with info about Housing for New Hope (we can provide our template)


    WELCOME BASKETS are a great way to welcome a client into their home so they can make it fresh for themselves and their families. We suggest the following items.

    • mop bucket

    • mop

    • broom 

    • all-purpose cleaner

    • floor cleaner

    • sponges

    • dish soap

    • laundry detergent

    • dryer sheets

    • paper towels

    • disinfecting wipes/spray



    We are appreciative of furniture donations for our clients moving from homelessness to home. However, we have very limited storage space and ask that you get in touch with us before dropping off furniture. 


    If you would like to donate any of the items below, please call 919-489-6282 or email info@housingfornewhope.org. Include your name, telephone number, email address, your location in the Triangle, and the date by which you are hoping to move out the furniture. 


    Note: We do not accept used sofas, mattresses, box springs or upholstered chairs.


    We are seeking:

    • Kitchen or dining tables

    • Bookshelves

    • Desks

    • Dressers

    • Nightstands

    • Side tables

    • Microwaves*new or lightly used only*

    • Coffee makers *new or lightly used only*

    • Blenders *new or lightly used only*

    • Vacuums *new only*



    As with furniture, please DO NOT drop off home furnishings without confirmation from staff that they can be accepted


    We are seeking:

    • Twin, full and queen linens, pillows and pillow cases *new only*

    • Bath towels *new only*

    • Kitchen towels *new only*

    • Table linens *new only*

    • Curtains *new only*

    • Portable cribs

    • Lamps

    • Trash cans

    • Decorations

    • Cooking utensils and silverware

    • Dishes

    • Pots and pans

    • Cleaning materials (see Welcome Basket list above!)

    Questions about any list items? info@housingfornewhope.org or 919.489.6282
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