• The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services

  • Safe Shelter Wish List

  • The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence safe shelters are in need of the following items.

    If you can help by donating these much needed items, please contact Danielle Morfi (203) 446-9739, Ext. 1327.

    Children’s Toys
    Barbie dolls and clothes
    Baby dolls and doll clothes, doll stroller
    Large wooden blocks
    Mini cars (such as Matchbox cars)
    Train table and wooden trains
    Lego Table, Legos and Duplos
    Play food, play pots, pans and dishes
    Gallons of acrylic paints
    Games such as: Connect Four, Apples To Apples, Uno, Monopoly, Candyland, Chutes and Ladders, Guess Who?, Hedbanz, Let’s Go Fishing, HiHo Cherryo, Go Fish, Old Maid and other kids’ card games
    New Playdoh and Playdoh play sets
    New coloring books and crayons
    Arts and craft supplies such as: beads, lanyard, googly eyes, pipe cleaners, felt, tissue paper, Model Magic, construction paper

    Household and Client Supplies
    6X9 rugs
    Office supplies such as pens, pencils, notebooks, folders, etc.
    Crafts for adults: colored pencils, markers, coloring pages for grownups, puzzles
    Corkboards for resources (3’ x 5’ only)
    Batteries (AA, AAA, 9V, D)
    Light bulbs
    Melamine dishes and glasses (to avoid breakage)
    Large-size pots and pans (non-teflon)
    Baking sheets (non-teflon)
    Potted plants
    Plastic storage containers (small and large)
    DVD movies (children and adult)
    Clothes hangers
    Plastic gloves
    First Aid Antibiotic Cream
    Tampons and maxi pads

    Gift cards
    Home Depot or Lowe’s gift cards for household interior needs such as paint (Increments of $50)
    IKEA gift cards for lamps, bookshelves, artwork (Increments of $250)
    Marshall’s or TJ Maxx gift cards for household accents (Increments of $100)
    Staples gift cards for corkboards and Iris scanners for documents (Increments of $200)

    Adult-size pillows
    Twin size comforters (Light colors only)
    Twin size flat and fitted sheet sets and pillow cases (solid light color only, no prints)
    Bath towels, hand towels, and face cloths (solid light color only, no prints)
    Bath robes

    Cleaning Supplies
    Lysol Disinfectant Spray
    Purell (1 Liter size)
    All purpose cleaners (eg. Lysol or Fabuloso)
    Clorox Clean Up Spray with Bleach
    Garbage bags (Tall kitchen, bathroom, large, and contractor’s sizes all needed)
    Saran cling wrap
    Aluminum foil
    Toilet bowl/shower cleaner (Ajax/Comet)
    Glass cleaner spray bottle (Windex)
    Freezer bags and storage bags (All sizes)
    Paper Towels
    Toilet paper
    Dishwashing liquid
    Dishwasher detergent
    Laundry detergent (50 Fl. Oz)
    Liquid hand soap