Help Make Our Wishes Come True!

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Below is a wish list of items that The Salvation Army could use to support its operations across the Southern New England Division, serving those in need from Connecticut and Rhode Island. At the bottom is a listing of Emergency Material Wishes specific to Greater Hartford Area Services. If you have something on the list you no longer need, please consider donating it to The Salvation Army. Other options range from purchasing an item to contribute or simply finding it in your heart to make a monetary contribution via the Donate button.

What follows is a list of items that are always in demand by our shelters and for people in need throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Baby Items
Baby Food
Formula/Bottles
Diapers/Wipes
Baby Oil/Soap/Lotion

Children's Needs
Diapers
Hair Accessories
Toys (New)
Socks
Underwear
Gift Certificates
Watches
Backpacks

Food
Turkeys
Hams
Roasts
Snacks
Potatoes
Vegetables
Stuffing
Desserts
Milk
Eggs
Butter
Soda
Bread
Pasta/Pasta Sauces
Fruit
Cereal
Pizzas

General Program Supplies
Snacks
Juice Boxes
Arts and Crafts Supplies
Coffee

Gift Certificates
Stop & Shop
Walmart
CVS/Walgreen’s
Home Depot
Lowe's
Pre-Paid Phone Cards
Pre-Paid Gas Cards
Haircuts
Dunkin Donuts
Old Navy
Other Clothing Stores

Shelter Needs
Cleaning Supplies
Sponges
Mops/Paper Towels
Toilet Paper
Laundry Detergent
Dish Soap
Dishwasher Detergent
Bleach
Towel Sets
Pillows
Sheet Sets (Twin and Full)
Waterproof Protectors
Garbage Bags Light Bulbs
Alarm Clock

Office Supplies
Copy Paper
Whiteout
Post-it Notes
Legal Pads
Highlighters
Staples
1” – Three Ring Binders
Loose Leaf Paper
File Folders
Hanging File Folders
CD-Rs
Thumb Drives
Fax Machine
Post-It Flip Charts

Women's Needs
Suits (all sizes)
Socks
Underwear
Sports Bras
Pantyhose
Sweat Suits
Slippers/Toothbrushes/Toothpaste
Deodorant/Shampoo/Conditioner
Blow-Dryers
Curling Irons
Watches
Cameras


GHAS Emergency Materials Wishes

Special Requests
Camera - Marshall House Family Shelter, Hartford, CT

Furniture
Many of our clients are in need of furniture and bedding. However, the majority of the people we service rely on public transportation. Therefore, we are looking for portable furniture and bedding options that can be easily carried and transported by individuals and families.

We are in need of Lowe's Gift Cards to purchase folding tables and chairs for our clients.

Family: $74.90
Individual: $57.94

Bedding
To accommodate the need for emergency beds and bedding, we need Walmart Gift Cards to purchase Raised Air Beds and Sleeping Bags.

Twin Raised Air Bed: $89.88
Queen Raised Bed: $94.99
Adult Sleeping Bag: $30.51
Youth Sleeping Bag: $13.97

Food
We appreciate the generosity of our donors, who provide many of the necessities we use each day. You can help us by keeping our food pantry full. A great way for your church, business, or organization to get involved is hosting a food drive. Download a Stock the Pantry Food Drive Flyer and start planning your next drive today!

File Name Size
Food Drive Flyer.pdf 284.3 kB

Director of Volunteer Resources

Kathleen A. Orfitelli

Kathleen A. Orfitelli
Email: Kathy.Orfitelli@use.salvationarmy.org
For general questions, please call:
(860) 702-0031


Greater Hartford Area Services Office Manager

Yazmin Cruz
Email: Yazmin.Cruz@use.salvationarmy.org
If you would like to volunteer, please call:
(860) 543-8413


To Answer Wishes

Please contact your local Connecticut or Rhode Island Corps or location to learn more about their specific wishes, should you desire to help those in need from your community. A category entitled GHAS Wishes is for items needed by our Greater Hartford Area Services as detailed and will be continuously updated. Thank you for considering fulfilling a wish or two!


Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Doing The Most Good!

Whether it's embracing the homeless, uplifting the abused or abandoned, training and mentoring the disadvantaged, providing character building programs for youth, or assisting the displaced or elderly, The Salvation Army's goal remains the same: serving the most people, meeting the most needs, DOING THE MOST GOOD!