Many families arrive at Homeward Bound with just the clothes on their backs. We do our best to provide them with clothing, food and other household items so that they can focus on their children, jobs and getting stable.

Please consider donating the items below. If you have an item to donate outside this list, please e-mail Debbie Bacorn or call at 602.374.8765.


  • Small Frying Pan
  • Small Sauce Pan
  • Dishes
  • Dining Utensils
  • Drinking Cups
  • Dish Towels
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Cooking/Baking Utensils
 Baking Sheet
  • Can Opener
  • Trash Can
  • Trash Bags
  • Laundry Basket


  • Broom
  • Dustpan
  • Mop
  • All Purpose Cleaner
  • Dish Soap
  • Sponge
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toilet Brush
  • Shampoo
  • Body Wash/Soap
  • Shower Curtain
  • Towels
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry Basket


  • Perishable food (canned goods, pasta, macaroni & cheese etc)
  • Professional clothing
  • Baby wipes
  • Furniture and appliances


  • January: Paper Goods – plates, napkins, toilet paper & paper towels
  • February: Cleaning Products
  • March: Non-perishable Food
  • April: Water
  • May: Children’s Books
  • June: Personal Hygiene Products
  • July: Back to School Supplies
  • August: Non-Perishable Foods
  • September: Children’s Pajamas
  • October: Pumpkins
  • November: Holiday Gift Items & Toys
  • December: Children’s Coats

We appreciate your in-kind donations that support Homeward Bound families!  In the event, an item no longer meets a specific or requested need, or we face a storage limitation; donations may be shared with other local agencies to benefit our community or utilized in our annual yard sale. If an item is sold during our annual yard sale, 100% of the net proceeds will go directly to support Homeward Bound’s programs.