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In-Kind Donations

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In-Kind Donations

Your donations of food, clothing, and other items are greatly appreciated and help us meet the needs of clients throughout the year.

The following changes are in place at GoochlandCares due to COVID-19.
Any questions, please call 804-556-6260.

  • For all other programs or services, call 804-556-6260.

WE TRULY APPRECIATE YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME.

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IN KIND DONATIONS

CLOTHES

The Clothes Closet IS accepting donations as follows. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:

You must wear a face mask and follow social distancing guidelines when dropping off donations.

We will accept donations at our retail site only at the following times:

  • Mondays 9:30 am – 12:00 noon
  • Wednesdays 9:30 am – 12:00 noon
  • Fridays 9:30 am – 12:00 noon

At this time we are NOT picking up from off-site donation bins.

Here’s how to prepare your donations for safe delivery:

  • Package all donations in safe containers including paper bags, boxes, and reusable tubs. (Do not use plastic bags.)
  • All donations should be clean and in good repair.
  • All donations should be freshly laundered, wiped down using sanitizer, and packed in safe containers.
  • If you have a large quantity of donations, please drop off in small batches so we may process your generous offerings.

At this time, our most needed items are:

  • NEW socks – all types and sizes
  • NEW underwear – all sizes
  • NEW washcloths and towels
  • Pots, pans, and kitchen utensils

Location:
2999 River Road West
Goochland VA 23063

Contact:
Rhonda Weaver
Clothes Closet Manager
804-556-0202
rweaver@GoochlandCares.org

FOOD

The Food Pantry accepts donations of non-perishable food items and household products like toilet paper and detergent. We also accept fresh garden produce and backyard eggs.
The Food Pantry is currently in need of the following items: soup, canned beans, canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned meat (tuna and chicken), toilet paper, and bar soap. CLICK HERE for Food Pantry donation List.

NOTE: Institutional sizes are difficult for us to manage. Family and individual sized portions are preferred for distribution to our clients and their families.

Food donations come from local residents, grocery stores, neighborhoods, corporate groups, faith organizations, schools, FeedMore, and others.

Receiving hours for Food Pantry donations:
Mondays: 9:00 am – 3:30pm
Tuesdays: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9 am – 3:30 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: only canned items accepted – drop off bins located at Food Pantry entrance at far end of building.

Location:
2999 River Road West
Goochland, VA 23063

Contact:
Terry Lynn Ebright
Food Pantry Manager
804-556-6260
tebright@GoochlandCares.org

Medical and Dental

The Free Clinic is currently in need of allergy medications. We accept unopened, non-expired, over-the-counter medications.
Benadryl, Flonase, Sinus Rinse, Mucinex, Allegra, Claritin, Zyrtec, etc. Also Tylenol (acetaminophen). Generic or store-brands are fine.
CLICK HERE for list of allergy medications needed.
The Clinic also needs: masks (surgical, N95, and cloth), non-latex gloves, and vitamins.
CLICK HERE for Free Clinic donation list.
The Free Clinic accepts the following donations –  unopened nebulizer masks; handheld nebulizers and tubing; nebulizer machines (new or used); unopened nebulizer filters; unopened packages of insulin needles/syringes all varieties; new or washed hand/wrist splints; finger splints; wheelchairs; walkers; canes; diabetic socks and shoes; unopened wound care supplies such as band-aids, gauze pads, and specialty dressings; toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, and anti-cavity rinse.

Location:
2999 River Road West
Goochland VA 23063

Contact:
Leslie Sims
804-556-6260
lsims@GoochlandCares.org

Critical Home Repair

Home repair supply needs vary throughout the year depending on clients’ needs. Call to inquire what supplies are currently needed. Gift cards to home supply stores (Lowe’s, Home Depot, etc.) are always welcome.

Receiving hours for home repair donations:
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Location:
2999 River Road West
Goochland VA 23063

Contact:
Angie Shiflett
Home Repair Coordinator
804-556-6260
ashiflett@GoochlandCares.org

Emergency Housing

Our Emergency Housing program needs sheets, blankets, personal hygiene items (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.), and household supplies (dish detergent, sponges, all-purpose cleanser, paper towels, toilet paper, etc.).

Receiving hours for emergency housing donations:
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Location:
2999 River Road West
Goochland VA 23063

Contact:
Emergency Housing program
804-556-6260

For general in-kind donation inquiries or to schedule a drop off, call 804-556-6260.