So many families come to Shelter with the bare minimum - a few important papers and a garbage bag of clothes for the children. Because of your support, we are able to provide for the families when they arrive and as they leave the Shelter to set up a new life.
Our rule of thumb is anything you use at home, we use 10 times as much of!
Generally, on an ongoing basis CVAN always needs:
Specifically, at this time, CVAN needs the following items:
Clean out your attic, basement & closets!
All Clothes - men, women & children
Household/Housewares - such as kitchen, seasonal, decorations, small appliances, knick-knacks
Accessories - such as shoes, jewelry, purses, belts
Books, DVD's, CD's
Can't take - TV's, large appliances, mattresses, cribs, car seats, computers, building materials & magazines. If you aren't sure about a donation - give us a call. Thanks!
Where to Donate Your Items
We don’t have the capacity to pick up items and rely on donors to drop off at our Thrift Store. Visit our
Thrift Store Page.