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Our Needed Items List


By giving to Lydia’s House, you have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of women and children escaping domestic violence. You can help make certain that Lydia’s House will remain a vital member of the community, helping to ensure that the women and children who come to us in the wake of abuse will be able to receive the support and resources necessary to rebuild their lives. Through ongoing efforts we continue to improve our programs to provide the best possible support and resources available. Your support can truly help change lives.

Lydia’s House does not accept used toys, books, clothing or sample-sized items. We are not able to accept furniture at this time, but please continue to check our website as our needs change.

We ask that all previously used items be cleaned, operational, and need no repair. We are not able to accept furniture at this time, but please continue to check our website as our needs change.View the list of agencies that accept the items we cannot.

Items in bold are currently most needed.  View Printer Friendly Version

Contact for further information or to schedule drop-offs.



Household Needs:

  • Cookie sheets/Pizza pans (new only)
  • 13 gallon trash cans
  • Small Dish Drainers
  • CFL Bulbs (60 w/100w)
  • Kitchen Fire Extinguishers
  • Kitchen towels and washcloths
  • Bath Towel Sets (face, hand, body) – new only, neutral colors please
  • Telephones (no cordless)
  • Digital TV converter boxes
  • TV/Antennas (less than 25 lbs.)
  • Irons, Ironing boards and new covers for boards
  • Twin-size sheet sets (new only) and standard- sized pillows (new only)
  • Mattress covers (zippered plastic) – twin or crib only
  • Heavy duty flashlights


Cleaning Supplies:

  • Dish soap
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Kitchen mops and buckets (rag style only)
  • Laundry detergent
  • Pine-sol
  • Paper towels
  • Oven cleaner
  • Latex gloves


Gardening Supplies:

  • Hedge Shears (2 pairs)
  • Pruner Shears (large and small – 2 pairs of each)
  • Loppers (2 pairs)


  • Toilet paper
  • Feminine Hygiene (Pads only)
  • Deodorant
  • Pink oil Moisturizer
  • Blue Magic hair oil
  • Jam/ Eco Style Hair Gel
  • Suave Naturals Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Herbal Essences Hello hydration shampoo and conditioner
  • Creme of Nature hair products
  • Motions Natural hair products
  • Olive oil relaxers
  • Just for me relaxer for little girls


Childrens Needs:

  • Children’s bedspreads and comforters (especially boys)
  • Baby Sheets (neutral colors, new only)
  • Diapers (sizes 4,5)
  • Pull-Ups (all sizes)
  • Baby Wipes


Community Supplies:

  • Paper plates
  • Plastic forks



  • Schnuck’s or Shop ‘n Save
  • Target or Walmart
  • Home Depot or Lowe’s


Updated: 6/4/15

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