In-kind Gifts

In-kind Gifts

Donate Items

Call (757) 258-5022 to arrange drop off of donated goods (by appointment only). 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.

We are not accepting clothing at this time.
If you are donating personal care items, please only bring full size items.

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 
  • Uber/Lyft
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 XL, full) 
  • Bath and face towels; washcloths 
  • Bath mats 
  • Zipped mattress covers (twin XL, full, crib)
Household Goods
  • Bleach 
  • Clorox wipes 
  • Lysol spray
  • All-purpose cleaner 
  • Paper towels 
  • Toilet paper 
  • Tissues 
  • Dish soap 
  • Laundry detergent (pods)/Fabric softener 
  • Garbage bags (kitchen and large contractor sizes)

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.