Urgent Needs

Drop offs

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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Top Needs This Week:

  • $30.00 Gift Cards to Food Lion & Walmart (for families to purchase non-perishable foods & emergency items we don’t have in office)
  • Air Mattresses & Sheets (Queen & Twin)
  • Headphones (for learning centers)
  • Heavy Duty Storage Bins with Lids (For school deliveries and storage of resources)

Needed Items

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
  • Black or brown belts: All 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!**
  • African American Hair Products (some brand options include: Motions, Olive Oil, Crème of Nature)
  • Soap (Bar)
  • Deodorant
  • Lotion
  • Tissues (full size)
  • Child-friendly products- deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes
Family Needs
  • Air Mattresses (Queen & Twin)
  • Linens + Bedding (New: comforters, sheets, pillow slips, etc)
  • Laundry Detergent (pods are preferred)
  • Cleaning Supplies: Paper Towels, Clorox Wipes, Windex, Trash Bags
  • Bath & Hand Towels
  • Pot/Pans and other kitchen utensils
  • Reusable Tote Bags, Luggage, and Duffel Bags
  • Gift Cards: $30 to Walmart or Food Lion
Student Rewards
  • Movie tickets/passes
  • $5-$10 gift cards (fast food: Subway, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Little Caesar’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut; Wal-Mart; Family Dollar)
  • Long socks for boys (Nike preferred)
  • Headphones (large style)
  • Footballs, basketballs, soccer balls, hula hoops, jump ropes, etc.
  • Jewelry Kits
  • Art Kit
  • Legos
School Supplies
  • Headphones
  • Folders
  • 1 inch binders

**At this time we do not need any other school supplies. We are at capacity!

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