VOLUNTEER

Help Us Help Those In Need.
Connections needs volunteers to host toiletries drives; item drives for Veterans; baby and toddler item drives; art supplies and games item drives; clothing drives; and food drives. If your church, school or business, or you as an individual, would like to host a donation drive, please contact Connections’ Development Director, Rebekah Welch, at 302-230-9183 or volunteer@connectionscsp.org.  If you want to make an in-kind donation as an individual, please call 302-547-9436.

 

Toiletries Drive

If you would like to host a toiletries drive, the individuals we serve need the following NEW items:

  • Diapers (newborn through size 5)
  • Baby Wipes
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Hand lotion
  • Feminine products
  • Washcloths

 

Item Drive for Veterans

If you would like to host an item drive to support Veterans being served by Connections, the individuals we serve are in need of the following NEW or GENTLY USED items:

  • Bus Passes
  • Gift Cards (Acme, Food Lion, Walmart, Target, etc.)
  • Bed sheets (twin, full, and queen size)
  • Blankets (twin, full, and queen size)
  • Pillows
  • Shower Curtains & Shower Curtain Holders
  • Toothbrush holders
  • Wash cloths
  • Towels
  • Pots and pans
  • Glassware/Cups
  • Dishes/Dish Sets
  • Silverware/Eating Utensils
  • Kitchen Utensils
  • Pot Holders
  • Dust Pans
  • Brooms
  • Sponges
  • Toilet Bowl Cleaner
  • Lysol Spray
  • Dish Soap
  • Laundry Soap
  • Garbage Cans and Garbage Bags

 

Baby and Toddler Item Drive

If you would like to host an item drive to support our housing programs serving families with babies and children, the families we serve need the following NEW or GENTLY USED baby and toddler items:

  • Baby Carriers/Car Seats (these must be NEW)
  • Diapers (newborn through size 5)
  • Baby wipes
  • Diaper Bags
  • Clothing (newborn – 5T)
  • Onesies
  • Children’s books
  • Bottles and children’s plate ware
  • Toys, including educational toys (newborn – 5T)
  • Changing Tables
  • Changing Pad Covers
  • Crib Sheets
  • High Chairs
  • Baby Bath Tubs
  • Pack ‘n Play playards & playpens
  • Bouncers and Swings
  • Baby Walkers
  • Play Mats
  • Baby Monitors
  • Strollers
  • Bibs
  • Burp Cloths
  • Sippy cups
  • Pacifiers
  • Baby Bath Tubs
  • Baby Blankets/Receiving Blankets
  • Towels and Wash Cloths
  • Baby Laundry Detergent
  • Baby Soap
  • Bottle Brushes
  • Nasal Aspirators
  • Baby Nail Clippers
  • Baby Lotion

 

Art Supplies and Games Item Drive

If you would like to host an art supplies and games item drive to support consumers in our housing programs and intensive outpatient programs, we are in need of the following NEW or GENTLY USED items, which get depleted very quickly:

  • Colored pencils
  • White drawing paper
  • Construction paper
  • Markers
  • Diaries/Journals
  • Board games (board games for children/children and adults)
  • Card games (UNO, etc.)
  • Concentration games (Memory, etc.)
  • Puzzles (under 100 pieces)

 

Clothing Drive

If you would like to host a clothing drive, the individuals we serve need the following NEW or GENTLY USED items:

  • Socks (NEW)
  • Men’s Briefs (NEW)
  • Women’s Panties (NEW)
  • T-shirts
  • Scarves
  • Gloves
  • Coats
  • Hats
  • Thermal Underwear

We also need sleeping bags, blankets, and backpacks.

 

Food Drive

If you would like to host a food drive, the individuals we serve need the following items:

  • Non-perishable goods (canned goods, etc.)
  • Pasta products
  • Peanut butter
  • Oatmeal
  • Gift cards to area grocery stores