In-kind donations* are critical to our clients. From personal care items to gift cards, these donations provide individuals and families with the items they need to overcome their homelessness once and for all.

Donation drop-offs are by appointment only. To make an appointment, please contact dmolina@crossroadsri.org or 401-277-4327.

Below are items that we are currently in need of.

**We are only able to accept items that are NEW and listed here**

Please check back for updates, as our needs change frequently. Thank you for your support!

For an easy, contactless way to donate in-kind goods, check out our Amazon Wish List here.

In-Kind Needs

Urgent Need:

  • Gift cards: Grocery stores, general merchandise stores, etc.
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Toilet paper
  • Sheets (twin and full)
  • Diapers (size 3 and up only)
  • Larger size toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, body wash)
  • Pots and pans
  • Mops
  • Brooms
  • Flip flops
  • Gym shorts for men
  • Underwear (men's, women's, children's, all sizes)



Always Need:

  • Cleaning supplies (disinfectants, broom, etc.)
  • Laundry supplies (detergent, fabric softener, etc.)
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Plungers
  • Shower curtains
  • Liquid hand soap
  • Toiletries (full-size and travel-size shampoo, conditioner, soap, body wash, deodorant, razors, personal care items)
  • Bed linens, pillows, blankets
  • Dishes and utensils
  • Laundry baskets
  • Baby formula
  • Trash bags

Please note that we are unable to accept used items of any kind.

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept items like the following:

  • Used clothing, linens, or toiletries
  • Used toys or stuffed animals
  • Furniture and mattresses
  • Car seats, breast pumps, cribs or other used baby accessories

If you have these items that you would like to donate, we highly recommend reaching out to the United Way Helpline, which can be reached by dialing 211, as they may be able to recommend an organization that can accept the above items.

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We are always looking for partners to host an in-kind drive. Reach out in advance to see if our needs have recently changed, as they frequently do. Click below to learn more.

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