217-428-6616
  dove@doveinc.org

List of Needs


Clothing Room Needs

The clothing room is in need of good used clothing, sizes infant to teenager and new socks and underwear.

Call 428-6616 for more information or to make a delivery. OR, a blue donation bin is located outside the church at Prairie Avenue Christian Church, 2201 E. Prairie, Decatur.

 The Domestic Violence Shelter Wish List:

BABY / TODDLER:

  •  DISPOSABLE DIAPERS – SIZE 4 & 5
  • BABY POWDER

 BATHROOMS:

  • AIR FRESHENER SPRAY
  • BATH TOWELS
  • TOILET TISSUE
  • WASH CLOTHES
  • CLOROX WIPES

 BEDROOMS:

  • LAUNDRY BASKETS
  • NIGHTLIGHTS (AND BULBS FOR THEM)
  • NIGHTSHIRTS, WOMENS – ALL SIZES
  • PILLOWS, NEW
  • WHITE NOISE MACHINES (2-3 for 2nd/3rd shift working clients trying to sleep, as well as large families, to mask noise)

GENERAL:

  •  GAS GIFT CARDS
  • WALMART GIFT CARDS
  • KROGER OR ALDI GIFT CARDS FOR SHELTER FOOD
  • BOX FANS

 KITCHEN:

  • DISHWASHER DETERGENT ‘PODS’
  • DISPOSABLE CUPS
  • DISPOSABLE (PLASTIC) EATING UTENSILS
  • DISPOSABLE PLATES
  • PAPER TOWELS
  • SNACKS (HEALTHY) – NEED JUICE BOXES/POUCHES.  NO CRACKERS AT THIS TIME.
  • 1 LARGE CROCK POT
  • 1 BLENDER

 MEDICINE ROOM:

  • PLASTIC ‘DIXIE’ CUPS (MINI SIZE, FOR TAKING MEDS W/WATER)
  • MEDICINE MEASURING CUPS (NEW, UNUSED)
  • PEDIATRIC MEDICINE DROPPERS AND/OR SYRINGES  (NEW, UNUSED)
  • NOSE / EAR SYRINGES
  • FIRST AID KITS

ADULT:

  •  ANTIBIOTIC OINTMENT OR CREAM
  • BENADRYL (OR GENERIC)
  • NON-DROWSY ALLERGY MEDS (ZYRTEC/CLARITIN/ETC)
  • HYDROCORTISONE CREAM
  • PEPTO BISMOL (OR GENERIC) LIQUID STOMACH MEDICINE
  • GENERIC NASAL DECONGESTANT

BABY / TODDLER / CHILD:

  •  BENADRYL (OR GENERIC) FOR INFANTS AND/OR CHILDREN
  • LIQUID STOMACH MEDICINE FOR INFANTS AND/OR CHILDREN

 

TOILETRIES:

 BODY:

  •  ANTIBACTERIAL HAND SOAP (PUMPS)
  • BODY LOTION
  • BUG REPELLENT
  • SUNSCREEN
  • HANDHELD PERSONAL MIRRORS

 EYES:

  •  CONTACT LENS MULTI-PURPOSE SOLUTION

 HAIR:

  •  AFRICAN-AMERICAN HAIR CARE PRODUCTS (SHAMPOO/CONDITIONER/ETC)
  • HAIR GREASE
  • HAIR BRUSHES – NATURAL BRISTLES
  • CONDITIONER
  • HAIR DRYERS
  • CURLING IRONS

 HANDS & NAILS:

  •  HAND SANITIZER (LARGE PUMPS PREFERED)
  • NAIL POLISH REMOVER

 

 MOUTH:

  •  MOUTHWASH, WITHOUT ALCOHOL   (3.2 oz – 16 oz)
  • ORAJEL

 

 Another option is to link HERE to order directly form the site to have items shipped directly to the Shelter.

 

 

 

The Employability Program

  • please check back for needs 

 

Please call 428.6616 for additional information or before making a delivery

DeWitt County Pantry Needs:

  • Spaghetti and sauce
  • Pastas and sauces
  • Side dishes - boxed potatoes, boxed stuffing, pastas etc.
  • Canned meats like tuna and chicken
  • Canned fruits
  • Toiletries - shampoos, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, deodorant
  • Cereals

 

Contact 217-935-6619 for more information or to make a delivery

Homeward Bound Program Needs:

  • Clean Blankets
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Deodorant
  • Thoothpaste
  • Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Baby Wipes

 Contact Homeward Bound at 428-6616 for delivery information.

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