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In Kind Donations

Thank you for your interest in making an In-Kind donation on behalf of the girls and young women at GEMS.  Your donation will help meet critical, every day needs and your gently used clothing donations will make a positive impact on our members’ lives and their self worth.  Your generosity is appreciated by girls and young women we serve.  Please contact Amanda Gagne, Development Associate, at amanda@gems-girls.org for more information on how to make an In-Kind donation.

Below is a general list of approved basic necessities and appropriate attire for GEMS members.  We ask that the clothing you donate be new or gently used (in a condition in which you would still wear them), and that household, basic care, and undergarment donations be new and unopened.  Please fill out the following In-Kind Donation Form and include when sending or dropping off your package(s).

If you would like to put together crisis bags, the following items meet the most urgent needs of our members:

(Ideally all packed in a backpack by size)

Towel

Washcloth

Underwear

Socks

Sports bra

Sweat suit

T-shirt

Deodorant/soap/toothbrush/toothpaste

$8 Dunkin Donuts or Subway gift card

 

Household Items*

Bedroom

Full-sized Sheets

Pillows

Blankets

Bathroom

Towels

Wash Clothes

Bath Mats

Shower Curtains

Shower Curtain Rings

Mirrors

Kitchen

Spoons, Forks, Knives

Plates

Cups

Ice Trays

Pots

Pans

Kitchen Utensils (i.e. Spatulas, Can Openers)

Tupperware

Baking Sheets

Basic Care Needs*

Toothbrush

Toothpaste

Mouthwash

Floss

Soap

Shampoo

Conditioner

Tampons/Pads

Body Lotion

Hairbrush

Elastics

Deodorant

Razor

Non-perishable Food*

Ramen Noodles

Individual cereal boxes

Microwavable dinners

Juice boxes

Microwavable popcorn

Microwavable soups

Sodas

Powdered Drink Mixes

Potato Chips

Corn Chips

Fruit Cups

Clothing (Please note: We are in need of women’s sizes ranging from XS – XXL and 0 – 16 for teens and young adults, especially larger sizes)

Undergarments*

Underwear (various sizes)

Cotton Tank Tops (various sizes)

Pajamas

Bras (various sizes)

Light-weight and heavy socks

Casual

Jeans

Shirts

T-Shirts

Skirts

Dresses

Sweaters

Winter Coats

Winter Gloves

Winter Scarves

Winter Hats

Professional Attire

Blazers

Dress Pants

Skirts

Shirts

Dresses

Blouses

Suits

Handbags

Belts

Scarves

Shoes

Sandals

Sneakers

Ballet Slippers

Office- appropriate pumps

Office-appropriate loafers

Office-appropriate boots

Winter Boots

 

* These items must be new and unopened.