Wish List


New Start Center's Wish List

We believe that every family deserves to live in a world free from violence. The New Start Center relies heavily on donations from the public, corporate sponsors, and grants to provide services to victims of domestic violence. Please consider donating goods, cash, gift cards, or your time to help us continue to provide a safe haven where people who are experiencing domestic abuse can live free from violence.


Personal/Hygiene Items

  • Baby products: disposable diapers, etc.
  • Bath soap
  • Blow dryers
  • Combs/Brushes
  • Curling irons
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable razors
  • Hair products (Ethnic)
  • Facial tissue
  • Liquid hand soap
  • Medication (Over the counter)
  • Mouthwash
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste


Kitchen & Household Items

  • Aluminum foil, plastic wrap, zipper storage bags
  • Batteries (all sizes)
  • Bleach and other cleaning/disinfecting products
  • Dish detergent
  • Dishes: plates, bowls, serving dishes
  • Large trash bags
  • Disinfectant/ cleaning solutions
  • Napkins
  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic cups
  • Plastic knives, spoons, forks
  • Portable fans
  • Pots and pans
  • Rice cooker
  • Storage containers (food and utility)
  • Styrofoam coffee cups
  • Yard items: Shovel, rake, hoe, swing-set, outdoor toys


Food Items

  • Canned fruits, vegetables, meats, tuna, etc.
  • Coffee
  • Cooking oil
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Rice
  • Seasonings
  • Snacks



  • Blankets and Bedspreads
  • Pillows
  • Sheets and pillow cases
  • Towels: bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths


Clothing Items

  • Accessories
  • Boys and girls clothing from toddler to teen
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Night clothes for infants, children, and women
  • Panty hose (New in package only)
  • Shoes and socks
  • Underclothes for children, teens, and women. (New in package only)
  • Umbrellas
  • Women's clothing from casual to business casual


School Supplies and School Uniforms

  • Backpacks
  • Crayons
  • Construction paper
  • Erasers, pencils, colored pencils, colored hi-lighters, pens, pencil boxes, pencil sharpeners
  • Folders
  • Glue sticks
  • Loose leaf binder paper
  • Marble composition notebooks
  • 3 subject and 5 subject notebooks


Consumable Office and Miscellaneous Supplies

  • #10 envelopes
  • Trash bags (13 gal. & 30 gal.)
  • 8 1/2" x 11" copy paper
  • 9"x12" envelopes
  • Office Depot gift cards
  • Postage stamps
  • Scotch tape


Financial Donations

The New Start Center always needs monetary donations to continue providing high quality care for victims of domestic violence. Click here for information on financial donations.


One of our most pressing needs is for volunteers with specific skills that they can share with our clients. The following is a partial list of volunteers that we are currently seeking:

  • Errand runners
  • General clerical
  • Special projects

If you have the skills listed above and would like to volunteer at the New Start Center, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the Center at 337-394-8559.