Needs List

You can contribute items to help with Gateway’s shelter operations. 

Current Needs List

Because Gateway operates in a confidential location, all donated items may be given at one of our Thrift Stores

  •  Laundry & dish detergent
  •  13 & 33 gallon trash bags

  •  Cleaning supplies for kitchen & bath
  •  Gift certificates to grocery stores, Walmart, Target and gas stations ($25 value).
  • Playground balls, basketballs, sidewalk chalk, new baby dolls, matchbox cars, Tonka trucks, Action figures, Baby dolls (no stuffed animals please)
  • White Corelle Dishes for shelter 
  • 2 – 33 Gallon garbage cans with wheel bases
  • Food storage containers
 (Rubbermaid type)
  • Lysol disinfecting wipes

  • New iron
  • New laundry baskets (medium sized)
  • Art supplies for childrens group rooms (paint, construction paper, foam stickers, glue sticks, dry erase markers, paint brushes)
  • Little tykes and little people toys for playroom
  • Phone cards for at&t, sprint and verizon

Last updated June 2018

Supply Kits

We are always in need of supply kits that provide our clients with some basic necessities and help them feel welcome as they enter our shelter. If you would like to be involved, consider putting some kits together to donate! This is a great opportunity for your church, your coworkers, your child’s soccer team, etc. to gather together for a great cause. Below are lists of the items we need for each kit.

Elementary School Kit (High Need)

2 gallon Ziploc with the following:

  • School Pencil Box
  • Glue Sticks
  • Markers
  • Elementary scissors
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Expo Markers
  • Ream of Copy Paper

Middle/High School Kit (High Need)

2 gallon Ziploc with the following:

  • Scientific Calculator
  • White Out
  • Zippered pencil bag for binders
  • Flash Drive
  • Mechanical Pencils
  • High lighters
  • Pkg of index cards

We do not currently need pencils or paper at this time

Birthday Kit (Not needed until 10/18)

2 -Gallon Ziploc bag with the following:

  • Birthday banner 
  • Cake mix and tub of frosting(please make best buy date on top of container with a sharpie)
  • Package of balloons
  • Generic juvenile birthday card
  • Birthday candles
  • $25 Target or Walmart gift card

Beauty Kit (Not needed until 10/18)

2-Gallon or XL Ziploc bag with the following:

  • Hair dryer
  • Hair ties/Scrunchies
  • Barrettes or Clips
  • Wet/Dry Brush
  • Wide toothed comb

Kitchen Kit

13 gallon container with lid

Pkg of Kitchen Towels

2 oven mitts

Pkg sponges

2 Spatulas

11″ x 14″ Cutting Board

Pyrex 12 pc storage set

Dishwasher Detergent

Liquid Dish Soap

Counter top cleaning spray

13 gallon garbage bags

Paper Towels

Dish Scrub Brush

Hi Efficiency Liquid Laundry Detergent

Welcome Kits (Not needed until October 2018)
Plastic container (shoe box size) with the following:

  • 12 oz. shampoo
  • 12 oz. conditioner
  • 12 oz. body wash (or bar of soap and plastic soap holder)
  • 12 oz. lotion
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Washcloth or scrunchie
  • Disposable razor
  • Nail clippers
  • Small baggie of Q-Tips

Bed Linen Kit(Not needed until October 2018)
2-Gallon or XL Ziploc bag with the following:

  • Twin size flat sheet
  • Twin size fitted sheet
  • Pillow case

Towel Kit(Not needed until October 2018)
2-Gallon or XL Ziploc bag with the following:

  • Large bath towel
  • Hand towel

Bathroom Kit

13 gallon container with lid

6 white or cream bath towels

2 white or cream hand towels

2 black wash clothes

Heavy weight shower curtain liner

Toilet Cleaner

Bathroom Cleaner

Toilet Paper

Bedroom Kit

13 gallon container with lid

2 twin sheets sets (300 count or above)

2 twin size blankets

2 twin waterproof mattress pads

2 pkg LED 60 watt bulbs


Thank you for your willingness to help! Upon completion you can contact Gateway and we would be happy to make arrangements to meet you.  If you would like a Gateway representative to attend your meeting and give a short talk on Domestic Violence please email us below and we would love to accommodate!  For more information? about current Gateway needs, contact Janet Whittaker at (770) 539-9080 x 8 or email. To learn more about making a financial donation, please click here. Thank You!