Adopt a Family

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 Debbie Palmer-Sutter at (302) 762-8989 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Financial Contributions

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 – through the website, 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.

Recycle Old Cell Phones

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.

Shelter Wishlist

Body Wash
Pampers – Sizes 3 and up
Pillow cases – Standard Size
Sheets – Twin size
Socks – Adult and children
Underwear – Adults and Children All sizes
Silverware – Spoons, Forks, Knives
Plastic Tumbler drinking cups
Pots and Pans – New and gently used
Over the Counter Medication – Tylenol, cold medicine, Antacid, antibiotic ointment etc.
Cotton Balls
Batteries – AAA and AA sizes
Shampoo – Family Size
Conditioner – Family Size
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
Bras- New, all sizes
Adult Art and Craft Supplies
Wawa Gift Cards- Used for Gas
Bus Passes
X-Box Games – “E” rated
PS4 Games – “E” rated
Journals or Spiral Notebooks

Shopping Online

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, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to CHILD, Inc. Bookmark:

If you are a shopper or a seller, you may select CHILD, Inc. to receive a percentage of the sale.  Visit 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.


United Way

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