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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 & 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 
  • 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
  • Lego Kits for 8-11 yr  old

Last updated November 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.

Children’s Group Kit (high need)

  • Small laundry basket
  • 33 gallon garbage bags
  • Lysol cleaning wipes
  • New board game
  • Paper Towels
  • Lego Kit (small box kit) 

Children’s Emergency Kit (high need)

  • 2 Gallon zip lock bag
  • Girls/Boys new pkg underwear
  • Girls/Boys new pkg socks
  • 12 oz body wash
  • Children’s cup with lid

Cleaning Supply Kit (high need)

  • Laundry basket  
  • 13 gallon trash bags
  • Kitchen cleaner (spray)
  • Bathroom cleaner (spray)
  • Laundry soap
  • Toilet brush
  • Paper towels    
  • Toilet paper  

Shelter Kitchen Stocking Kit (high need)

  • Flatware set for 4
  • Drinking glasses for 4
  • Rubbermaid Containers
  • Dish soap
  • Sponges/Paper Towels
  • Kitchen spray cleaner
  • Gallon Zip lock Bags
  • Please pkg in rubber maid container or a laundry basket

New Apartment Kit

  • Oneida flatware set for 4
  • 4 Winter frost  8.5 inch Corelle plates
  • 2 Winter frost cereal bowls
  • Set of drinking glasses


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


Beauty Kit (Not needed until 1/19)

2-Gallon or XL Ziploc bag with the following:

  • Hair dryer
  • Hair ties/scrunchies
  • Barrettes or clips
  • Wet/Dry brush
  • Wide toothed comb




Bed Linen Kit (Not needed until December 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 December 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!