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Donations & Wishlist

Clothing Donation and Volunteer Update

If you would like to donate items for our Hurricane Ida recovery please visit our Amazon Wishlist or give a gift to assist our efforts here

In accordance with the policies of the City of New Orleans, we are allowing a limited amount of in person volunteer opportunities. As of July 2021, we are requiring that all volunteers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to volunteering on-site.

Questions or concerns? Email us at chnoinfo@covenanthouse.org.

We are always in need of items that benefit our residents. Our core group is 220 youth ages 22 and under and their children. Check out our Amazon Wishlist to learn about the items in high demand. 

If you would like to coordinate a large donation or a donation drive, please contact Haley Khoury at hkhoury@covenanthouse.org

Donation Drop-Off Information

We are located at  611 N. Rampart, New Orleans, LA 70112. Donations can be dropped off on weekdays during our regular business hours (8am-5pm) in our administration building lobby. Please contact Haley Khoury at hkhoury@covenanthouse.org or 504-584-1132 with any questions or concerns. 

Safety and the privacy of our residents and their families are our primary concern. To maintain our status as a sanctuary, donors are not allowed to personally distribute gifts directly to our residents.

Clothing

We accept clothing that is:

  • Washed/clean
  • New or gently-used
  • Free of tears, holes, & stains
  • In-season
  • Age-appropriate for youth ages 16-22

Other Items

We can also accept other gently-used items depending on need. Please contact us at chnoinfo@covenanthouse.org with images and dimensions before dropping off:

  • Furniture
  • Suitcases
  • Electronics
  • Children’s car seats

These donations must be coordinated with Covenant House staff in advance of drop-off.

Items Not Accepted

Unfortunately, we cannot accept the following gently-used items:

  • Towels, linens, & bedding
  • Toys & stuffed animals
  • Household & kitchenware
  • Undergarments.

If you wish to donate these items, you can purchase them on our Amazon Wishlist & they can be shipped directly to us at 611 N. Rampart Street.

Our Biggest Needs

Hurricane Ida Recovery

Recovering from a storm is a long process. Many of the Covenant House family are still in need of many items:

  • New bed sheets (all sizes)
  • New towels
  • Hygiene products
  • Cleaning products
  • … and more!

Household

  • Pull-ups and diaper wipes
  • Baby wipes
  • Bath towels (must be new)
  • Cookware sets (pots and pans)
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper Towels

Personal Items

  • Wallets and purses
  • Art materials and sketch pads
  • Earbuds – Audio-port and Lightening Cable Compatible 
  • Journals
  • Hand drums
  • $25 gift cards (Walmart, Target, CVS, etc.)

Cleaning Needs

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfecting spray
  • Germicidal & disinfecting wipes
  • Disinfectant solution
  • Multi-surface cleaner/bleach
  • Peroxide cleaners

Clothing

  • New underwear (all sizes, all styles) – must be new
  • Bras (all sizes, all styles) – must be new
  • Any clothing in 3X, 4X, 5X, and up
  • New sweat pants (all sizes, all styles)
  • New pajama bottoms (all sizes, all styles)
  • New athletic wear (all sizes, all styles)

Hygiene Products

  • Shampoo & conditioner (full size bottles)
    • Natural hair care is always a huge need
  • Body wash (soap or full size bottles)
  • Deodorant (all types)
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Razors