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Donate Smart DC participating organization’s.

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N Street Village
Anne Steeves (; 202-939-2075)

In-kind gifts are accepted by appointment only Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Anne to arrange an appointment.

We often times need:
-Healthy, individually wrapped snacks
-New bras, all sizes especially larger sizes
-Tampons and Depends pads

We never need:
-Used linens or towels
-Furniture or mattresses
-Children’s items


Martha’s Table
Michael Bartscherer(; 202-328-6608)

Drop offs are welcomed 7:30 to noon, Tuesday through Saturday

We often times need:
-Men’s clothing


Miriam’s Kitchen
Jen Dean (; 202.452.8926 x221)

Drop off times for Miriam’s Kitchen are ONLY Monday through Friday between 6am and 5pm. We will not accept anything after those times.

We often times need:
-Men’s pants
-Men’s new underwear
-Men’s new socks

We never need:
-Children’s clothing
-Women’s clothing
-Household items


Bread for the City
Emily Schneider (; 202-480-8908)

Donations can be dropped off during our hours of operation (Monday through Thursday, 9am-5pm, Fridays, 9am to noon) and can be dropped at either our NW or SE location. No appointment necessary.

We often times need:
-Healthy food: canned tuna/salmon in water, fruit canned in juice, low/no salt canned veggies, whole grains, olive oil.
-Reusable grocery bags
-New or gently used children’s books (English and Spanish)

We never need:
-Unhealthy food (cake mix, frosting, ramen, mac n’ cheese)
-Electronics of any kind
-Used medical supplies/prescriptions


Thrive DC
Emily Flanagan (; 202-503-1528)

9am-5pm, Monday-Friday…. Walk-ins welcome

We often times need:
-Travel Sized Toiletries, particularly small size bar soap and body lotion
-New Socks and Underwear (adult sizes)
-Disposable Razors

We never need:
-Children’s toys/clothing


Bright Beginnings
Heidi Bluming (; 202-842-9090)

Donation drop-off times are by appointment 9-5 Monday-Friday. Contact Heidi to arrange an appointment. All donations should be new.

We often times need:
-Children’s underwear
-Metro/grocery store gift cards

We never need:
-Used clothing especially adult clothing
-Food of any kind
-Used toys


Rachel’s Women’s Center
Michelle Durham (; 202.682.1005)

Donations can be dropped off Monday -Friday, 8 am-11 am or  1 pm- 4 pm. Saturday 1 pm-3 pm. No appointment necessary, however please check our wish list prior to drop-off.

We often times need:
-New undergarments (various sizes), socks
-Rain gear (ponchos, umbrellas, raincoats)
-Reusable bags, backpacks, tote bags

We never need:
-Office furniture
– Used toiletries and medicines
– Clothing in poor condition


Need ideas for even more places to donate? Check out Charity Choices for a comprehensive list.