Shelter Wish List

The Salvation Army’s Judy D. Zelnak Center of Hope location includes the Barbara L. Goodmon Women & Children's Shelter that serves an average of 80 per day. One of our goals is to provide each woman that comes to building a welcome kit to help them transition into their new “home.” The following items are used to make the kits, but are also needed on a daily basis:

  • children’s books                                           
  • flip-flops & slippers
  • Bibles (child and adult)                                
  • school supplies
  • mini alarm clocks                                             
  • back packs
  • towels/washcloths
  • pillows
  • twin sheet sets   
  • blankets
  • diapers, pull-ups, wipes 
  • toothpaste
  • toys
  • tooth brushes
  • educational itemssoap & body wash
  • gloves, hats, scarves
  • small gift cards
  • children’s belts
  • lotion
  • socks, underwear (women, men & kids)
  • deodorant (men's & womens)
  • fans
  • disposable razors
  • car seats
  • band-aids
  • thermometers
  • Kleenex
  • adult female pajamas (L/XL/XXL)
  • hot chocolate
  • OTC meds for children
  • hand sanitizer
  • peroxide
  • bus tickets
  • fold-up strollers
  • canned goods
  • laundry detergent
  • slip proof socks
  • comforters
  • umbrellas
  • crayons
  • coloring books
  • Bookshelf/shelf for lounges 
  • Construction Paper
  • Binders (1”, 1.5”, 2”)
  • Diapers (sizes 3-5 especially)
  • Postboard for projects
  • Rainbow looms and lots of bands
  • Small/big area rugs
  • Basketball/ski ball game
  • Tables for kids similar to ones in lounge
  • Low shelving (accessible for 5 year-olds)
  • Train table
  • Storage for costumes- like a moveable closet- from Wal-Mart
  • Science stuff
  • Pre-school version balance scale
  • Magnifying glasses
  • Bins and tubs (with lids!!)
  • Doll strollers
  • Bell bracelets
  • Cd player for each room
  • Play tools
  • Fisher price push-and-ride toy
  • Boppy pillows for babies
  • Baby activity mat
  • Plastic mirrors for nursery
  • Baby toys
  • Tasted toy trashcan
  • Push toys
  • Small/individual or big dry erase board

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Items can be dropped off at:

Judy D. Zelnak Center of Hope
1863 Capital Blvd
Raleigh, NC 27604