P.O. BOX 1151

NEW CITY, N.Y. 10956

© 2014

Tender Steps of New York, Inc.

Evelyn Bautista-Miller, LMSW, SDA

Certified Bilingual Social Worker and School District Administrator N.Y./N.J.

Founder & President

Email: tenderstepsofny@gmail.com


100 ways to help the homeless shelters in 

rockland county

each item you donate goes to people

who need it the most!

100 items to donate to the shelters of rockland county

Our Rockland County shelters can always use extra items for the people they host and support. If you want to make a donation and unclutter your home from things that you don't use anymore, contact us now at tenderstepsofny@gmail.com

Help Tender Steps of New York, Inc. support our Rockland County shelters and build a better future for the people they need it the most. Here's what you cound contribute:

  1. Socks

  2. Shoes

  3. Blankets

  4. Personal care items

  5. First aid items

  6. Diapers

  7. School supplies

  8. Toys

  9. Clothes

  10. Towels

  11. Bicycles

  12. Old cell phones

  13. Sneakers

  14. XXL Shirts

  15. Toilet Paper

  16. Furniture

  17. Sleeping bags/mats

  18. Reading Glasses

  19. Dental Floss

  20. Underwear

  21. Neosporin

  22. Cortisone Cream

  23. Cotton Swabs

  24. Listerine

  25. Razors

  26. Nail Clippers

  27. Baby Wipes

  28. Feminine hygiene products

  29. Anti-diarrhea tablets

  30. Batteries (AAA, AA, D)                                           

  31. Utility/Emergency Candles

  32. Flashlights & Matches                

  33. Bibles & bookmarks

  34. Underwear  

  35. Zip-Lock bags

  36. Garbage bags

  37. Deodorant                              

  38. Sewing kits

  39. Toe and fingernail clippers

  40. Tents

  41. Combs & brushes

  42. Small lanterns with batteries   

  43. Coleman catalytic heaters        

  44. Ready-to-eat food

  45. Bottled water

  46. Travel size soaps, shampoos   

  47. Bras

  48. Pajamas

  49. Cosmetics and nail polish

  50. Bus passes and gas cards

  51. Small bottles of bath essentials

  52. Shampoo,  conditioners and shower gels

  53. Dental hygiene essentials

  54. Ace bandages

  55. Baby powder

  56. Common spices, such as salt, pepper, thyme, paprika and cinnamon

  57. Pencils

  58. Notebooks

  59. Erasers

  60. Sturdy backpacks

  61. Sturdy bag (Large bags with some integrity and strong stitching)

  62. Boxes to easily carry good

  63. Sweatpants and t-shirts in all sizes (children and adult) neutral colors

  64. Long sleeved t-shirts (women’s, all sizes)

  65. Bed pillows

  66. Thin quilts (all sizes, double needed the most)

  67. Kitchen Items

  68. Large cutting knives and paring knives

  69. Paper plates and napkins (prefer no Styrofoam)

  70. Dishwasher detergent

  71. Heavy bottomed pots and pans (Large frying pans, soup and stock pots)

  72. Bakeware

  73. Silverware-Forks

  74. Disposable cutlery

  75. Drinking glasses

  76. Foil and plastic wrap

  77. Sandwich and storage bags (gallon and quart)

  78. Freezer bags

  79. Plastic storage containers (like Tupperware)

  80. Bowls (serving, mixing, cereal/soup)

  81. Large cooking utensils

  82. Baking Staples (especially flour and sugar)

  83. Coffee, coffee creamer, tea

  84. All purpose cleaners

  85. Lysol spray

  86. White vinegar

  87. Disposable gloves including non latex

  88. Bleach

  89. Brooms

  90. Mops

  91. Laundry Baskets

  92. Buckets

  93. Spray bottles

  94. Baby monitors (preferably digital to minimize interference)

  95. Dolls and doll clothes (new or in very good condition)

  96. Wooden blocks in good condition

  97. DVD’s (non-violent, family appropriate)

  98. Juice (bottles or boxes)

  99. Gift cards for Family Activities

  100. Umbrellas

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