Support a Need

A variety of items help Bread for the City’s clients and programs. You can support our efforts by purchasing a gift from our Amazon Registry or the department wish list below.  Items purchased from our Amazon Registry are delivered directly to Bread for the City on your behalf.  Send gifts to Bread for the City, Volunteer & In-Kind Manager, 1525 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC  20001. We appreciate your support!

Help Us Plan for Your Bulk Donation
In-Kind Donation Procedures
Select a Bulk Clothing Donation Drop-Off Date
Donation Drive Contacts

Wish List by Department

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
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• Calendars with Beautiful Images
• Coloring books
• Coloring Pencils or Pens
• Mandalas
• Pipe Cleaners and gadgets you can manipulate with your hands
• Small Music Player
• Stress Balls
• Various props and toys for therapy

CLOTHING ROOM
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• Adult Diapers
• Clothing (all genders, all sizes)
• Disposable Gloves
• Feminine Hygiene Products
• Hanger Stackers
• Men’s Belts
• Shopping Bags / Reusable Grocery Bags
• Trash Bags

FOOD
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• Can Openers
• Disposable Gloves
• Personal Shopping Carts
• Gift Cards to Grocery Stores for Clients in Emergency Situations (D.C. area grocery stores include Giant, Safeway, Harris Teeter, etc.)
• Please review our guidelines before donating food.

GENERAL
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• SmarTrip Cards / Metro Tokens
• Projector
• Bookshelf for staff lounge

MEDICAL
Please review our medical donation guidelines before mailing extra supplies you may have at home.
Send a gift today! 

Blood Pressure Medications
• Atenolol
• Clonidine
• Coreg
• Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)
• Lisinopril
• Metoprolol
• Norvasc

Medications for Chronic Conditions
• Aspirin
• Crestor
• Folic Acid
• Glipizide
• Glyburide
• Lasix
• Lipitor
• Metform
• Prednisone
• Prilosec
• Synthroid
• Thiamine
• Zantac
• Zocor

Other
• Insulin Syringes
• Medical Supplies (but not personal medical equipment)

SOCIAL SERVICES
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• Gift Cards to Stores with Household Supplies in the DC metropolitan area (Target, Walmart, etc.)
• Decorative items for counseling rooms (nice fake plants, wall tapestries, and other items that warm a space)

DIAPER ROOM
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• Baby Formula
• Baby Lotion
• Baby Wash
• Baby Wipes
• Diapers (All sizes)

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
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• Blue N Fertilizer
Compost
• Fertilizer
• Garden Soil
Garden Stakes (Large)
• Gardening Gloves
• Gardening Hand Tools (trowels, cultivators, pruners, knives, and scissors)
Gardening Hats
• Kelp Plant Food Fertilizer
• Large Woven Baskets
• Paper Portion Cups
Peat Moss
Perlite
• Planting Pots and Seedling Trays (Assorted Sizes)
• Potting Soil Ingredients (peat moss, perlite, compost, other soil amendments)
Pruners
• Reusable Grocery Bags
• Non-GMO Seeds (Herbs, Vegetables, Annual Fruits, and Native Pollinator Flowers)
• Small Forks and Spoons
• Super K Fertilizer
Victorinox Serrated Harvesting Knives
Wheelbarrows

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
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• Bottled water
• Individually packaged snacks
• 2-3 iPads or tablets (any make/size)

 

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