Covenant House IL Donation Wish List

This month’s top needs:

  • Belts

  • Jeans/pants

  • Undergarments

  • Washcloths

  • Towels

  • Umbrellas

  • House slippers

  • Duffel bags/Backpacks (waterproof preferred)

Items for warm weather and summer:

  • Swimsuits

  • Shorts (men and women)

  • T-shirts (men and women)

  • Sunscreen

  • Sandals (men’s sizes: 8 and up, women’s sizes: 6 - 11)

Clothing (NEW/UNUSED only, all sexes, variety of sizes):

  • Shoes - both comfort/walking and professional

  • Undergarments

  • Boxer briefs

  • Undershirts (tank tops and v-neck)

  • Dress shirts

  • Casual shirts

  • Belts

  • Shorts

  • Slacks

  • Jeans/pants

  • Shower shoes

Hygiene (All toiletry items must be unopened):

  • Deodorant

  • Mouthwash

  • Floss

  • Q-Tips

  • Hair brushes/combs

  • Black hair care products

  • Razors

Items for Youth Moving into Apartments (new or gently used clean items):

  • Blender

  • Lamps

  • Cleaning supplies: disinfectant/general cleaner, broom & dustpan, mop & bucket

  • Linens: towels - shower size and hand/dish size, comforters, bed sheets, washcloths

  • Laundry supplies

Items for our Youth Development Center:

  • Books (YA, fiction, motivational/inspirational)

  • Bookshelf

  • Earbuds

  • Laundry bags

  • Art supplies

In-kind items can be dropped off Monday - Friday between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm, except holidays, at 30 W. Chicago Avenue, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654. If you are providing a larger amount of donations (20 pounds or more), please call first to schedule a drop-off. If you need assistance carrying donations, please call when you arrive and we will send someone to assist.

See our Wish List on Amazon to pick out exactly what items are needed. Donations can be sent to 30 W. Chicago Avenue, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654. Your contact information will NOT be automatically included on the return shipping label, so please include your name and address in the comment box so that we know who the donation is from!

If you have questions about in-kind donations, please email Darlene Pereda at or call at 312.759.7881. Thank you for considering us for your in-kind donations!