Each year, CHILD, Inc. identifies its neediest families in an effort to create a holiday that matters for those who would not otherwise receive gifts.  Clients and their families are matched up with individual or group sponsors.  If you are interested in adopting a family for obtaining more information about the program, please contact Laurie Sammons at (302) 762-8989 or lsammons@childinc.com

Thank you for your interest in making a donation to CHILD, Inc. CHILD, Inc. has been serving the children and families in the community for over 50 years. There are several ways you are able to contribute – via MightyCause, over the phone or you may mail a check and/or money order made payable to CHILD, Inc. Contributions may be made in memory or honor of a loved one. Contact Anne Undorf at (302) 762-8989.

CHILD, Inc. participates in the recycling cell phone fundraising program offered through Phones 4 Charity. The funds CHILD, Inc. receives for the donated phones are used to help victims of domestic violence. If you wish to donate your old cell phone and battery (no accessories accepted), please mail or drop them off between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at: CHILD, Inc., 507 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809.

Items Needed in Shelter

  • Body Wash
  • Lotion
  • Toilet paper
  • Pampers – Sizes 3 and up
  • Pillow cases – Standard Size
  • New twin sized sheets, blanket and comforters
  • New towels & washcloths
  • Dishtowels
  • Socks – Adult and children
  • Underwear – Adults and Children All sizes
  • Bras – New, all sizes
  • Silverware – Spoons, Forks, Knives
  • Plastic Tumbler drinking cups
  • Tupperware
  • Pots and Pans – New and gently used
  • Ziploc baggies all sizes
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dish soap
  • Over the Counter Medication
    • Tylenol
    • cold medicine
    • Antacid
    • antibiotic ointment
  • Band-Aids
  • Cotton Balls
  • Q-Tips
  • Batteries – AAA and AA sizes
  • Shampoo – Family Size
  • Conditioner – Family Size
  • Deodorant
  • Tampons
  • Toothpaste
  • Facial Tissue
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Make-up – all skin tones and shades
  • Hair Products – all hair types and ethnicities
  • Pajamas – New, for adults and children
  • Sweat shirts and pants – all sizes, new and gently used
  • Wawa Gift Cards- Used for Gas
  • Bus Passes
  • X-Box Games – “E” rated
  • PS4 Games – “E” rated
  • Journals or Spiral Notebooks
  • Umbrella
  • Adult Art and Craft Supplies
  • Activities for parents and children to do together such as:
    • arts & crafts
    • simple recipes and ingredients for baking
    • bakeware

Items Needed for Court Program

  • Bus passes
  • Court Care Bags
    • Frequently, victims and children spend hours in court while seeking help. They benefit from quiet activities like coloring pages & crayons, mazes, dot to dot, etc- for children, a gift card to Dunkin’ Donuts (in the basement of the courthouse), pocket sized tissues, word search and crossword puzzle – for adult, journal and pen, and a letter of hope.
  • Diapers & wipes. (larger sized diapers, including pull ups are always needed)

Other Wish List Items

  • Diapers & wipes. (larger sized diapers, including pull ups are always needed)
  • Car seats
  • Strollers, especially those for two passengers
  • Back to school items
    • hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, boxes of tissues
  • Tickets to go to the movies for pre-teens and teens

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for your to support CHILD, Inc. every time you shop, at no cost to you. You will find the same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to CHILD, Inc. Bookmark: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/51-0101188

If you are a shopper or a seller, you may select CHILD, Inc. to receive a percentage of the sale. Visit http://charity.ebay.com/ and under my charities search and select CHILD, Inc. then add us to your charities.

When shopping through participating online stores, a percentage of the sale is donated to CHILD, Inc.

Paypal Giving Fund (formerly Mission Fish)
CHILD, Inc. is able to accept donations on eBay from any paypal user through Donate Now. In addition, eBay Community Sellers are able to donate part or all of their sales to CHILD, Inc.

Designate CHILD, Inc. as the recipient of your United Way donation.  CHILD, Inc’s United Way Code is: 9011

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