In-kind Gifts

In-kind Gifts

Donate Items

Call (757) 258-5022 to arrange drop off of donated goods (by appointment only). We are not accepting clothing at this time. If you are donating personal care items, please only bring full size items. A list of typical items needed are listed below. Donors will complete a donation form at the office and will assign a value to goods and materials. If items are not valued by the donor, Avalon will place a dollar value according to policy.

General Needs
  • Non-perishable foods 
  • Hand soap/hand sanitizer 
  • Ziploc bags (gallon and quart) 
  • Over the counter medicines 
  • School supplies 
  • Backpacks 
Gift Cards
  • Walmart 
  • Target 
  • Food Lion 
  • Gas stations 
  • Phone cards 
Personal Care Items (for ALL genders)
  • Shampoo/Conditioner (full-size only) 
  • Body wash/Bar soap (full-size only) 
  • Hair accessories, combs, brushes (for all hair types) 
  • Dental care items (adult and child) 
  • Deodorant 
  • Lice kits 
  • First aid kits 
NEW Linens
  • Bed pillows 
  • Sheet/comforter sets (twin and full) 
  • Bath and face towels; washcloths 
  • Bath mats 
Household Goods
  • Bleach 
  • Clorox wipes 
  • Lysol spray 
  • Paper towels 
  • Toilet paper 
  • Tissues 
  • Dish soap 
  • Laundry detergent/Fabric softener 
  • Garbage bags 

Community partners

Avalon partners with other agencies that receive donations and we appreciate your contribution to:
  • FISH at 312 Second Street - FISH provides for anyone in need in the community who is referred from agencies such as Avalon, Social Services, Red Cross, etc. 
  • Gloucester Salvation Army at 7057 Linda Cir, Hayes, VA 23072 - please call (804) 642-3443 
  • Hands Across Mathews at 10878 Buckley Hall Road - Like FISH, Hands Across Mathews provides gently used clothing and food to those in need. 

Donate Services

We can use help in all sorts of areas, such as
  • Lawn care, landscaping, and gardening 
  • Professional-level cleaning services 
  • Home repair and maintenance, including plumbers, carpenters, painters, etc.