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Our Wishlist

Several programs at Family Service of the Piedmont have clients in need of donated items. These programs include Carpenter House and Clara House, Guilford County’s only shelters for battered women and their children; Healthy Start, home-based support for new mothers/parents; and the Fairview Family Resource Center.

Due to a lack of storage space, we cannot accept any used clothing. Your help is sincerely appreciated.

Donations can be dropped off at any of our locations in Greensboro, High Point or Jamestown, Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Items in red are requested most urgently.

Household Items:

  • Sheets and Pillowcases/Zippered Pillow Covers (white, twin size and double size)
  • Pillows
  • Towels/Washcloths (white)   
  • Bath & Body Gift Sets   
  • Tampons   
  • Ethnic Hair Care Products and Makeup   
  • Cleaning Supplies, e.g.:
    • Windex   
    • 409   
    • Furniture Polish   
  • Bathroom Mats   
  • Paper plates
  • Clear packing tape
  • Storage containers (any size)
  • Clothespins
  • Velcro
  • Small and large Ziploc baggies

School supplies:

  • Paper
  • Notebooks
  • Bookbags
  • Pencils, Pens, Crayons
  • Markers: Dry erase, Sharpies, HighLighters
  • Folders
  • 3 ring binders
  • Pencil pouches
  • Construction paper
  • Glue sticks/regular glue
  • Rolls of tape
  • Journals
  • Stickers
  • Index cards (3×5 and 4×6)
  • Lunch bags

Gift Certificates:

  • Local Grocery Stores and Major Department Stores, e.g.:  
    • Friendly Center   
    • Wal-Mart   
    • K-Mart   
    • Target   
    • Sears
  • Bus Passes (Greensboro Transit Authority, High Point Transit Authority)   
  • Activity Passes, e.g.:
    • Movies
    • Skating
    • Putt-Putt
    • Pools
    • Museums

Baby Accessories:

  • Diapers  (especially sizes 3, 4, 5)
  • Baby Wipes   
  • Baby Formula (Enfamil)   
  • Laundry Detergent for Babies (Dreft)   
  • Baby Strollers   
  • Miscellaneous Baby Products

For a detailed wish list of baby items, download the Healthy Start Baby Shower Registry (Word Document)


  • Nightgowns/Pajamas (women and children)   
  • Bedroom Slippers (women and children)   
  • Bathrobes (women and children)   
  • Women’s Socks (especially white)   
  • Baby and Toddler Size Clothing   
  • Tennis Shoes (children’s and adults Size 7 and up)   
  • Women’s Panties   
  • Children’s clothing (all sizes)   
  • Sweat suits (women and children)   
  • Larger-sized Women’s Clothing (1X and up)   

Non-Perishable Foods, especially:   

  • Sugar   
  • Flour   
  • Canned Sauces   
  • Snacks, Chips, Crackers   
  • Juice
  • Canned Meats   
  • Cereal   
  • Breakfast Items   
  • Ethnic Foods   


  • Children’s books (appropriate for ages 0-2)
  • Children’s Dictionaries   
  • Games, e.g. Uno, CandyLand, Trouble
  • Older model game systems (Nintendo, etc.)
  • Umbrellas   
  • Disposable cameras
  • Photo albums
  • Scrapbooks
  • Alarm Clocks (wind-up)   
  • Luggage   

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