Donations Needed

Below is a list of our most needed items. You can drop donations off at our Blackwood location during any of our open hours. You can also purchase items from our Amazon Wish List and have them delivered directly to us.

We DO NOT accept clothing (except what is specifically listed below), books (unless what is specifically described below), used toys, stuffed animals, knick knacks, decorative items, anything electrical, car seats, mattresses, box springs, pillows or beds or furniture.

Click here to view and print our Most Needed Items List 

The Unforgotten Haven collects many items for our 26 different projects. Here is a list of what we need to be donated and how we use it. If a project name isn’t listed after an item, it is used for multiple projects.


The Unforgotten Haven no longer accepts clothing. The ONLY clothing items accepted are:

  • Wedding Dresses (Angel Baby Gowns Project)
  • Prom Dresses and Prom Shoes (Fairy Godmother’s Prom Boutique Project)
  • Adult Non Skid Socks (Sacks of Love Project)
  • From October 1 through February 1: Winter coats, blankets, hats, scarves, and gloves (hand warmers and feet warmers too). We have a very large need for men’s coats for our Homeless Outreach Initiative

Storage / Paper Goods / Books / Specialty Items

  • Black Heavy-Duty Drawstring Trash Bags
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sandwich Baggies
  • One Gallon Ziploc Bags (Blessing Bags Project)
  • Grocery Store Plastic Bags
  • Large Format Crossword Puzzles Books (Adults)
  • Children’s Books Up To Age 18 (CHOP)
  • Toys (NEW ONLY)
  • School Supplies (NEW ONLY)
  • Seeds for Garden (As We Grow Project)
  • Yarn (Yarn For A Cause Project)
  • Jewelry (Fairy Godmother’s Prom Boutique)
  • Soda Can Pull Tabs (Ronald McDonald House)

Non-Perishable Food Items (Make Sure It Is Not Expired and No Glass Jars)

  • Bottled Water
  • Cereal (Hot and Cold)
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly (no glass)
  • Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce (no glass)
  • Soup
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Granola Bars
  • Cereal Bars
  • Individual Size Cookies and Chips
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Peanut Butter or Cheese Crackers
  • Hard Candy (Butterscotch or Mint)
  • Pudding Cups (that don’t need to be refrigerated)

Toiletries – Full Size or Trial Size

  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Lotion
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Wet Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Toothbrushes/Toothpaste
  • Razors
  • Feminine Products
  • Band Aids and Neosporin
  • Hand Warmers / Feet Warmers
  • Chap Stick
  • Packets of Tissues
  • Washcloths (NEW ONLY)
  • Make-Up (NEW ONLY)

Baby Items

  • Baby Formula and Food
  • Baby Diapers (All Sizes)
  • Baby Wipes
  • Baby Toiletries (Trial Size)
  • Handmade Baby Blankets or New Baby Blankets

Pet Items

  • Pet Food (Dog/Cat) in Cans or Bags
  • Pet Treats
  • Leashes/Collar