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In-kind gifts allow us to better leverage our resources.

Your in-kind gift of items or services can make a direct impact in the lives of Gatehouse families as they work to end cycles of abuse and poverty and build new lives.

Donate Items

If you would like to donate items, we accept:

  • New, unworn women’s or children’s clothing and women’s shoes (please contact us to confirm current inventory needs before donating)
  • Gently worn women’s business suits
  • New or gently used jewelry, accessories and handbags
  • New toys for infants, toddlers and pre-teens (must be in original packaging)
  • New baby items (clothing, bedding, supplies, highchairs, safety and bath items)
  • New twin/full bedding, pillows and bath towels
  • New decorative pillows and throw blankets
  • New household items, home décor and table lamps
  • Gently used wall décor and table lamps
  • Full-sized unused toiletries
  • Unopened personal items, diapers and wipes
  • Unused household cleaners and supplies
  • Unexpired non-perishable food
  • Tickets for events or entertainment opportunities for Gatehouse children and members
  • Amazon, Walmart or Target gift cards in any denomination

Because we do not have the staff or facilities to sort, test, sanitize and/or store items, we are NOT able to accept the following:

  • Used/worn women’s or children’s clothing or shoes
  • Used baby items (toys, books, clothing, car seats, strollers or furniture)
  • New or used stuffed animals
  • Used children’s books, puzzles or toys
  • Bicycles or scooters
  • Used bedding, decorative pillows or throw blankets
  • Travel-sized, opened or used toiletries
  • Used household/kitchen items or small appliances
  • Appliances (washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, ovens, dishwashers, etc.)
  • Mattresses, furniture or rugs
  • Computers or computer monitors
  • Televisions, DVD players or other electronics
  • Used books, puzzles, CDs, videos or magazines

For a list of our most urgent needs, visit our Amazon Wishlist.

Donations may be dropped off in person at The Gatehouse during business hours (we do not offer donation pick up).

Donate Services or Share Your Talents

If you would like to donate services or share your special talents and skills with us, please contact us at


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