In-kind Donations

Many of our shelter residents arrive with only the clothing they are wearing and no income. We must stock all the cosmetics, underwear and linens to provide for their basic needs. If you can donate any items on these lists please drop them off at the shelter located at 701 South Charles Street or call 410.752.1285.

Wish list for shelter

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Kids, staff and volunteers at BOS Playground
  • Laundry Detergent – (single-use sizes are particularly helpful)
  • Twin mattress pads – (the kind that fully zip-up – bed bug resistant)
  • Twin inflatable mattresses (for our emergency evacuation kits)
  • Twin sheets

 Wish list for women’s items

  • Bras (new in larger sizes particularly helpful)
  • Adult Coloring Books
  • Packages of cotton underwear for women (low-rise or bikini or hipsters; please, no briefs)

Wish list for children’s items

  • Disposable diapers in sizes newborn, 3, 4 and 5
  • New spring jackets for children
  • Boxer underwear for boys – all sizes
  • Panties for girls – all sizes
  • Board Games – (new or gently used with all pieces)
  • Infant and Toddler Learning Books

Wish list for household items

  • New pots and pans
  • Kitchen and eating utensils (full sets of flatware are great)
  • Towels
  • Sheet Sets
  • Blankets
  • Televisions (new or in good working order)