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Items needed for refugees in Tallahassee

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If you are looking for additional ways to get involved with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Tallahassee, there are various donation opportunities available. In-kind donations, in addition to monetary donations, assist refugee families and individuals as they strive to reclaim control of their future and become integrated into the Tallahassee community. By providing in-kind donations to the IRC, we can ensure that refugees build a firm foundation in the United States.

Please call our office to schedule a in-kind donations drop off. We are unable to accept donations without an appointment. 

850-391-9610

 

Our current in-kind donation needs include the following:

  • Furniture: Gently used or new couches, dining tables, or dining chairs. 
  • Cleaning Bundles: Mop, Broom, Paper towels, All-purpose cleaning spray,  Bathroom cleaning spray, Sponges, Trash bags, Dish detergent,  Laundry detergent 
  • Bed Bundle:  Pillows, Twin and Full Sheet Sets (Flat and Fitted), Twin and Full blankets or comforters, Stuffed Animal for Children
  • Bathroom Bundle: Shower curtains and rings,Toilet cleaner brush, Bath Matt's, Toothbrush and soap holders, Plunger, Bath towels 
  • Kitchen Bundle: Pots, Pans, Baking Dish, Kitchen Utensils, Kitchen Rags, Mixing Bowls, Silverware 
  • Hygiene Bundle (4 of each):Toothbrush, Deodorants, Hair brushes, Lotion, Toothpaste, Shampoo, Body Soap 
  • Gift Card Drive: gift cards to stores like Walmart, Target and Ross offer newly arrived refugees the opportunity to choose for themselves the things they need. In addition, gift cards offer refugee families and individuals an important acculturation opportunity as they will need to traverse a new bus route to get to the store and also interact, in English, at the store once they arrive