We fully furnish an apartment for each newly arriving family with all the furniture and home goods you would need to start in a new place. We also provide basic care items and toiletries, emergency food supplies, and weather appropriate clothing. Any donated items that cannot be given directly to families are sold in our thrift store, Safari Thrift, to generate program revenue.

The following items are always needed:

Reception & Planning

  • Cleaning supplies (i.e. Dish soap, Bathroom/kitchen cleanser, Sponges or cleaning rags and paper towels, Laundry detergent, Waste baskets, Mop or broom, Trash bags, etc...)
  • Toiletries (i.e. Toilet paper, Shampoo, Soap, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Deodorant, Razors and shaving cream, Other personal, hygiene items, etc...)
  • Other (i.e. Telephone, Diapers and other baby items, Age-appropriate toys, Microwave, Vacuum cleaner, Rice Cooker, Car seat, Stroller, etc...)
  • Furnishings (i.e. Bed Frame, Drawers, shelves, Kitchen table & chair, Couch or other seating, Lamp, Coffee tables/end tables, Cribs, etc...)
  • Kitchen Items (i.e. Place settings of silverware, Place settings of dishes, Pots & pans, Baking dish, Mixing/serving bowls, Set of kitchen utensils, Can opener, Knives/Knife Sets, Food storage containers, etc...)
  • Linens and other household items (i.e. Towels, Sets of sheets and blankets, Pillow and pillowcases, Alarm clock, Paper, pens and/or pencils, Light bulbs, Shower curtain, etc...)

Training & Employment

  • School supplies (i.e. pens, pencils, paper, etc...)
  • Work uniforms (i.e. shirts, shoes, boots, dress shirts, etc...)
  • Sewing equipment (i.e. machines, yarns, string, etc...)

Youth Programs

  • School supplies (i.e. pens, pencils, paper, etc...)
  • Furniture (i.e. chairs, tables, desks, etc...)
  • Computer equipment (i.e. desktop computers, monitors, laptops, etc...)
  • Classroom furniture (i.e. chalk board, desks, projector, etc...)

Arrange a donation


Drop-off goods at Safari Thift during the following hours:

M-F: 8am - 5pm, Sa/Sun: Noon - 5pm



Arrange a pick-up by filling out the form below and a member of our team will contact you shortly.

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