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Current Needs and Wish List

In-kind donations from the community help provide basic needs, and household items to assist survivors and their families. We could not do the work we do without your ongoing support, so from all of us at Family Abuse Center, we thank you!
Please call or email our Director of Development with any questions about what we are currently taking before dropping off in-kind donations. We have limited space for items.

Currently, we are only accepting donations of:

Cleaning Supplies: Paper Towels, Trash Bags (13 gal and 30-33 gal), Clorox Wipes, Vinegar, Swiffer Dusters, Spin Mop Refill, Gloves, Disinfectant Spray, Fabuloso, Vinegar, Pinesol, Powdered Laundry Detergent
Cleaning Kits for New Housing Clients Moving In: Mop Buckets, Mop, Paper Towels, Toilet Paper, Household Cleaning Supplies, Gloves
Craft Supplies for Clients
Apparel: Women’s Shoes, Socks, New Underclothing
New and Gently Used Household items: Appliances, Door Stoppers/Portable Door Lock, Appliances, Shower Curtains, Shower Rods, Wash Cloths, Towels, Combination Locks, Metal Utensils 
Hygiene Supplies:
Pregnancy Tests, Ethnic Hair Care Products, Toothpaste, Deodorant, Lotion, Conditioner (mini), Hair Spray, Hair Bands
Tote Bags, Suitcases
Nonperishable Food Items
Bedding: Fitted sheets and comforters (Queen and Full/Twin, NO KING)
Children: Baby Walkers, Potty Training Toilets, Autism and ADHD Sensory Toys
Amazon Charity List items: the Amazon list is a more specific version of the list here

Items we cannot take include books, stuffed animals and children's toys not listed above.
The only clothing we are accepting are pajamas and loungewear due to need and space.

For clothing and items not listed above, we recommend:


Caritas Hidden Treasures Thrift Store
Our clients receive vouchers to shop here
Esther's Closet
Provides clothing for job interviews
Mission Waco

For drop-off information, please call us at (254) 772-8999.