Our Needs List

Below are our urgent and ongoing needs.  Items may be brought to the Farm at any time and would be deeply appreciated.  Our work is a community partnership and we welcome your participation. Thank you!

Receipts for tax purposes for all donations are available upon request.

Please call before donating large furniture & electronics

Please call our office if you are bringing Urgent Items so we can arrange to receive them

Urgent Needs are as follows:
  • Reliable commuter car for driving residents to appointments and employment
  • Mini Van
  • Car Seats
  • High Chairs
  • Mattress and box-spring all in one zippered protectors-twin
  • Baby Monitor
  • Desk size printers, copy machines, and scanners
  • Desktop Computers and Laptops
  • Bedding, especially twin & double
  • Bunk Beds
  • Craft Paint
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dish Soap
Ongoing Needs are as follows:

Cleaning Supplies

  • Lysol, Pine-Sol, Windex, Clorox Wipes, Bleach, All purpose cleaners, Bathroom cleaner
  • Trash bags (30 & 39 gallon)
  • Sponges, Dishcloths, Dish soap
  • Laundry detergent (pods preferred; we have HE washers and need to ensure appropriate amounts of detergent are used), Fabric softener, Dryer sheets

Paper Goods

  • Paper towels, Kleenex, Napkins, Toilet paper
  • Paper plates, Solo cups, Plastic silverware


  • Fresh fruit and fresh vegetables
  • Canned food of all types, Spaghetti, Pasta, Rice (brown or white), Dry and canned beans
  • Fruit juice, Coffee, Tea
  • Cat food (dry or canned) – as we always have cats who come to Clairvaux Farm one way or another to get looked after.

Children’s Items

  • Disposable diapers (all sizes), Pull-ups
  • Baby shampoo, Baby powder
  • Diaper wipes, Diaper cream
  • Clothing (gently used and new; all sizes)
  • New underwear – all sizes, New socks – all sizes, New shoes – all sizes

Hygiene Products

  • Liquid handsoap refills (non-foaming)
  • Deodorant (men’s and women’s)
  • Body wash (men’s and women’s)
  • Nail clippers, Razors
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • First aid kit materials: bandaids, antiseptic
  • Hair brushes, Combs, Hair Spray, Gel
  • Sanitary napkins and tampons
  • Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Dental floss, Mouthwash
  • Q-tips, Cottonballs
  • Personal hygiene kits

Office and School Supplies

  • White copy paper
  • Colored copy paper
  • 3 ring binders (2” and 3”)
  • Pens, Pencils, Markers (Permanent and Washable), Highlighters
  • White out tape
  • Rulers
  • Graph paper
  • Portable 3 hole punch
  • Spiral bound notebooks (3 and 5 subject)
  • Two-pocket folders
  • Protractors, Compasses, Calculators
  • Drawing pads
  • Combination locks
  • Art supplies: Paint, Brushes, Butcher paper, Safety scissors, Colored pencils, Playdoh, Glitter, Construction paper, Rubber cement, Elmers glue, etc.

Household Items

  • Batteries: all sizes including 9V, AA, AAA
  • Sheets – especially single/twin, Blankets
  • Pillows
  • Towels, Washcloths
  • Dishcloths, Dish towels
  • Indoor trash cans
  • Serving dishes
  • Kitchen appliances (In good working order)
  • Vacuum cleaners (In good working order)
  • Mops, Brooms (regular and push types)
  • Dustpans and Brushes
  • Shower liners