Monthly Drive Items

Monthly Drive Items for 2018

Donor families – want to do more?

Consider sending “your” family any of the monthly drive items listed below. Please mail the items by the date alongside each suggested item.

*Donors for Worcester, MA families: Please choose items to send other than toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, paper towels, toilet paper, shaving accessories, feminine hygiene products.

January 22 – Shampoo and Conditioner
February 19 – Bath Soap, Shaving Cream, Face Soap
March 19 – Paper Goods: tissues, wipes, paper towels
April 16 – Toothpaste and Toothbrushes
May 21 – First Aid Supplies: Band-Aids, antibiotic cream
June 18 – Deodorant, body creams
July 16 – Backpacks and School Supplies
August 20 – Shampoo and Conditioner
September 17 – Winter Wear: Gloves, Hats, Scarves, Thermals (new or as-new) or, if you sponsor a family in a warm weather climate, cotton or fleece blanket or new towels.
October 22 – New Socks and Children’s Pajamas
November 12 – Non-perishable Thanksgiving food items
December 17 – Soap, Toothpaste and Toothbrushes

Community Partner Addresses: click here.

(HASTINGS and DOBBS FERRY DONORS: The dates above are also the drop-off due dates for grocery gift cards.)

“Give Where You Live” Donors: Click here for shopping list.

SEASONAL DRIVES

Family-to-Family also sponsors separate community-wide drives:

February PAJAMAS
May – First Aid Supplies
July BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES; KIDS’ FALL OR WINTER CLOTHES
November TURKEYS
December TOYS

Please also feel free at any time to send warm winter clothing or bedding (sheets, pillows, or blankets) if your sponsored family needs them. We support the notion of recycling gently used items in good condition.

****Please note: Your donation of monthly drive or other items sent directly to a specific family/person does NOT qualify as a tax deductible expense.

Families and individuals receiving SNAP benefits (food Stamps) can’t use them to buy soap, shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant or other personal care items.