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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  Detergent
  • 13 gallon trash bags

  • Bottled juice, juice boxes

  • Cleaning supplies for kitchen & bath
  • Ziplock Bags, 1 gallon, 2 gallon, quart size
  • Sidewalk chalk, playground balls, basketballs, new baby dolls, matchbox cars (no stuffed animals please)
  • Twin quilts  (no comforters please)
  • Twin mattress pads
  • Food storage containers
 (rubbermaid type)
  • Disinfecting wipes



  • New rock n play sleepers
  • New childrens tippy cups and bottles
  • New umbrella strollers
  • Phone cards for trac phones and verizon

Gateway always welcomes gift certificates to grocery stores, Walmart, Target and gas stations.

Last updated May 2017

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.

Welcome Kits
Plastic container (shoebox 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
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Washcloth or scrunchie
  • Disposable razor
  • Nail clippers
  • Small baggie of Q-Tips

Bed Kits
2-Gallon or XL Ziploc bag with the following:

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

Bath Kits
2-Gallon or XL Ziploc bag with the following:

  • Bath towel
  • Hand towel

Thank you for your willingness to help! 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!