Drop offs are accepted at 601 E. 5th Street, Suite 230, Charlotte, NC

Contact us at info@achildsplace.org or 704-343-3790 for office hours and to ensure the anticipated need is still unfilled, as we have limited storage space.


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Needed Items

*Items in bold are most urgent*

Uniforms/Apparel

**NEW only**

  • Adult size uniforms for our middle schoolers (khaki or navy bottoms; white & navy polo shirts)
  • Girls khaki or navy pants, shorts, skirts, skorts, jumpers: PreK-8th Grade sizes
  • Girls navy polo dresses
  • Boys khaki or navy pants and shorts: PreK-8th Grade sizes
  • Polo shirts: All sizes (white, navy, light blue) especially adult sizes
  • Long-sleeved polo shirts: All sizes (white and navy)
  • Black or brown belts: All sizes (kids)
  • Pajamas in children and adult sizes
  • Undergarments (Girls and Boys: all sizes) *Must be NEW*
  • Close-toed shoes (Youth and Adults sizes; boys and girls) *Must be NEW*

Toiletries (No travel size please!)

  • Soap
  • Washcloths
  • Deodorant
  • African American Hair Products (some brand options include: Motions, Olive Oil, Crème of Nature)
  • Brushes/Combs
  • Body Wash
  • Sanitary Napkins/Feminine Products
  • Lotion
  • Tissues (boxes and travel size)
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Chap Stick
  • Child-friendly products- deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes
  • Gallon sized Ziploc Bags

Family Needs

  • Air Mattresses
  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Baby Wipes
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Blankets
  • Linens + bedding (New: sheets, pillow slips, etc)
  • Bath Towels/Washcloths/Hand Towels
  • Pot/Pans and other kitchen utensils (New-Gently Used)
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Laundry Detergent (pods are preferred)
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Luggage/Duffel Bags
  • Reusable Tote Bags
  • Nonperishable food boxes
  • Gift Cards: $30 to Walmart or Food Lion
  • Individually packed/single-serving snacks (Please DO NOT include anything with peanuts or peanut butter in them to protect kids with these allergies in schools. This includes items “made in a facility with nuts or peanuts.)

Student Rewards/Prizes

  • Generic sweatshirts/hoodies
  • Movie tickets/passes (AMC Theaters or Studio Movie Grill)
  • $5-$10 gift cards (fast food: McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Little Caesar’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut; Wal-Mart; Dollar General)
  • Long socks (Nike preferred)
  • Headphones (large style)
  • NFL gear (hats, sweatshirts)
  • Games
  • New Toys
  • Footballs, basketballs, soccer balls, hula hoops, jump ropes, etc.

School Supplies Needed

**At this time, we do not need any spiral notebooks, loose paper or pencils as we are at capacity!**

  • Calculators (including TI-84 Plus)
  • Post-it Notes
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • USB Flash Drives
  • Index notecards
  • Alphabet Tracing Books
  • Simple math flash cards
  • Activity books
  • Coloring books
  • Earbuds

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*Please contact us for any questions or to determine if there is still a need*

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