Supporting Foster Families with our for free resources, as they help “Look After” the children we serve in the foster care community of NEFL.

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Because Foster Closet is Volunteer Based, we ask that you are patient with our request of looking at our items in red below and only dropping off the items listed. Thank you for your support. 

Although we ask for new or gently used items: Remember our founder’s Moto:
“Our kids have stains on the inside, they don’t need to wear them on the outside” 
“We are like a high end consignment shop without the price.”
  • Check this page often. We tweak this needs list, on Wednesday evenings.
  • Check our Calendar Page for Hours and to schedule your drop off date and time. Our hours of operation are the times we  accept drop offs. 

  Please remember our no stain policy: If we can't get it out with a Tide Stick, we do not accept. No used underwear or socks No writing - mommy / daddy / grandma ... etc. No writing - churches, schools, destinations or company logos. No smoke or musty smells No stuffed animals No Rips, Stains, Tears, or Fading

We ask that donations have a general  Label on each bag or box, to show to our volunteers, what is inside each bag or box.
Ex: BOYS SUMMER- sz 8.
* You will need to schedule an appointment via email by emailing [email protected].

♦We ask for labeling your items so when we are OUT of a gender and size and see the bag come in, we sort and distribute right away.

We are not open to the public. We support foster caregivers with our free resources. Foster Closet will not be able to have unscheduled drop offs.    

Please look at our URGENT Items below in RED  – Anything mentioned in BLACK , is low.

(Look Often, since our needs change weekly, and we update each Wednesday evenings)  

INSTRUCTIONS BELOW to schedule your drop off appointment 
Email [email protected] to schedule your drop off appointment. We will then email you a confirmation calendar email for your scheduled appointment. This adds you to our current calendar and sends you an accept email. Please accept the calendar, to confirm your appointment. 

Call During our hours to schedule your drop off appointment : 904-629-2116   for  our after hours (Calendar) number 888-681-1118 and leave a detailed message with your name and phone number.

*We are still in desperate need of your help. You can also Look at our Amazon List. *Please have Amazon ship the items to your home and schedule a drop-off delivery with Foster Closet via email: *[email protected].
                                    THANK YOU                                                         Scroll below for more helpful drop-off instructions.

TAKING ONLY SUMMER: Updated on June 19, 2024
Thanks for reaching out.
Please look below at our Urgent Needs

INFANT – 5T GIRL

CLOTHING 

OUTFITS Premee,  0-3 month, 6 months, 3T

          Summer PJS :                     4T, 5T                  

 Shoes: LOW in 9-10 

Diapers size :  OUT-   Premee, NB , 1, 4 &  5, 6 PULLUPS: 3t-4T/4T5T

*NEW Socks:  Infant, 4-9, 10-12

SWIM 3T, 4T, 5T

Unused FORMULA – Similac or Enfamil 

  INFANT – 5T BOY

CLOTHING

SHORTS : 4T, 5T 

Summer PJS: 12m, 24m, 2T, 4T, 5T 

     Shoes: 10, 11,12

Diapers Size: OUT- Premee, NB, 4 &  5

*NEW Socks: 10-12

SWIM – 3T, 4T , 3T

Unused FORMULA – Similac or Enfamil 

GIRLS (Sizes 5-18)

CLOTHING

Tops   12, 16, 18

Bottoms shorts –  7,12, 14, 16

SUMMER PJS:  (OUT of) 7 , 8 OUT, 10, 12, 14. 16

PRETEEN BRAS: 

        Shoes & Socks:              OUT of size 1!!         

SWIM: 10/12, 14,16, 18

BOYS  (Sizes 5-18)

CLOTHING

TOPS:  Low: 7, 8, 12        Always Uniform Polos (Red, White, Navy

BOTTOMS  (SHORTS!):   6, 7,  8, 16, 18,     (Gym Shorts Always Needed)

Summer PJS: ALL SIZES

NEW UNDERWEAR    (boxer/boxerbriefs)    

Shoes & Ankle Socks :            

SWIM 

 TEEN GIRL (sz 00-32)

CLOTHING

Short Sleeve T-Shirts:   XS, S, M, L

      BOTTOMS : JEAN SHORTS only  PLZ: 00-2, 3, 12, 14

      Summer PJS:            ALL SIZES : SM -MD

NEW UNDERWEAR: OUT OF  Small,  Medium (BOYS SHORTS/ BIKINI)

BRAS (sports & no underwire):  A, B

Shoes:  10, 11 & UP (tennis&slides& crocks)

SWIM: SM, MED, LG, XL

     TEEN BOYS          (sz 28-52) CLOTHING

TOPS: (TShirts/Uniform Polos)   MEDIUM

      Jean or GYM                     SHORTS:                  28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38

Summer PJS: ALL SIZES: SMALL – XXXL (Gym Shorts Needed Only)

NEW UNDERWEAR (BOXERBRIEFS): OUT SMALL &  MEDIUM

                  Shoes:               10 (tennis&slides)

TEEN SWIM

BABY EQUIPMENT

Infant Car Seats

HighChairs – OUT

Pack-N-Plays

Strollers: Single & Combo Infant Strollers OUT!!

 *CRIBS – not at this time (look at our requirement on this page)

Table Booster

Swings

*look below (right)  for more information in the green box

Toys

TOYS – ALL Ages!

NOT IN NEED Today

(We are asking for every toy to have ALL of its pieces – we have no one to go through all the parts and put them on shelves)

OUT of: Phonic Books and Early Readers,  BIBLES for elementary readers and teens & Toddler bible books, Journals

Video Systems – handheld or consoles, Games (PS4 games)

Tabets / Laptops / Ipads 

NEW

HYGIENE PRODUCTS

  • Ethic hair Full Size Shampoos & Conditions
  • Deodorant for both men and women
  • Body Wash (for Teens and Kids/ Toddlers and Babies),
  • Tooth Paste: INFANT Toothbrushes for Infant &Toddlers/Children and Teens
  • Unused Make-up, Cosmetic Bags
  • Feminine Products – PADS (mid.-heavy flow)
  • Body Wash for Children
  • Baby Shampoos & Lotion 
  • Diaper Rash Cream
  • Hair Brushes & Combs- BABY Brushes & Picks for ALL ages!

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

  • Loose Paper – Wide/College Rule
  • Composition Books – Wide/College Rule
  • 3-5 Subject Spiral Notebooks – Wide/College Rule
  • 3 Prong Pocket Folders (plastic)
  • Crayons – PK & Elementary
  • Elementary Scissors
  • Calculators – Reg. / Scientific
  • Index Cards (3×5)
  • Dividers
  • 1 – 2 inch binders
  • Dry Eraser Markers
  • Mesh/Clear BackPacks
  • Pencil Pouches / Boxes
  • Headphones
  • Kleenex Boxes
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizers
  • Paper Towels
  • White Copier Paper

 

(Check this page often, due to our needs changing weekly.)

Check our Calendar Page for Hours

We are grateful to our donors. Because of your generosity, we are able to clothe the children we serve for free, and with dignity. Because our list might have changed, please look often. Keep in mind we have approximately 50-100 bags donated each a week and we are hoping you check out our list below and help our volunteers.

You keep us actively serving in our community and for that we value your time as you sort through your donations and pray for our children prior to coming.

Please call before coming. Or email [email protected] Check our hours and availability at our calendar page.

  • If you have donations to drop off, find your gender and size below to see if we are in need.
  • Don’t forget to check out our Always Need List!
  • We only take same season items.

AT OUR LOCATION – GO BEHIND THE BUILDING TO OUR DROP OFF DOOR AND PRESS THE DOORBELL.  WE WILL ASSIST YOU WITH ALL YOUR DONATIONS.

  • please let us know if you are in need of a receipt
  • Please do Not leave your items at our location. Due to weather, animals / insects and people going through the bags and putting trash inside the bags, we through away all bags left outside our building.

* ALWAYS NEW UNDERWEAR ONLY *   

*WOMEN – OUT – SM (5/6) & MED (7/8)-XL = NEW (BOY SHORTS OR BIKINI’S UNDERWEAR)

*MEN – NEW BOXERS ONLY – SM-MED-LG-XLG- XXL (NO BRIEFS) – MEN’S SMALL –         XXL PJS- ALL SIZES : BASKETBALL SHORTS AND UNDERSHIRTS

COMBS AND BRUSHES, FULL SIZES BODY WASH (CHILDREN’S AND ADULT SIZES) & WOMAN’S PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

*Un-Used Make Up and Hair Styling Products or Equipment (Flat Irons, Blow Dryers, Curing Wands, etc. )

EQUIPMENT NEEDED ALWAYSWITH Double Strollers (Side-by-Side & Front-to-Back)

  • Single Strollers / Car Seat Stroller Combos
  • High Chairs
  • Table Booster Seats
  • Small floor Swings
  • CRIBS (see our requirements in Green box on this page)
  • TummyTimeMats
  • Boppys 

ALWAYS IN NEED

  • Diapers (Premie & NewBorn & size 4, 5)
  • PULLUPS (2T/3T, 3T/4T, 5T/4T) Adult Sizes)
  • Toys : Infancy and up to teens Boys/Girls
  • ANY Video Gaming Systems or Games (Switch Games included)
  • Pre-School – Teen Puzzles (up to 300 pieces)

Baby Equipment

  • Cribs 
  • 5 PT Harness Car Seats & Boosters with or without Backs
  • Britax Infant Carseats 
  • BIBS, BURP CLOTHS (infant sizes)
  • email [email protected] if you have any questions

*Please check in the green box on this page for the requirements needed to donate Car Seats and Cribs.

Sports Equipment

  • Sports Balls: Footballs, Basketballs, bats, baseball gloves, skateboards, scooters
    ramps, bikes (sz: 12-26) hula hoops, etc.
  • Toothbrushes:  Adult and Child Sizes and Toddler/Infant toothpaste

Please check your items (listed above) before coming

                                  Pathway Needs (Young Adults aging out of foster  care)                

   Please remember our no stain policy: If we can’t          get it out with a Tide Stick, we do not accept

  • No used underwear or socks
  • No writing – mommy / daddy / grandma … etc.
  • No writing – churches, schools, destinations or company logos.
  • No smoke or musty smells
  • No stuffed animals
  • No Rips, Stains, Tears, or Fading
  • No Opened Diapers
  • No Used Make-Up or Hygiene products.

CRIBS: Less than 4 years old, with no recalls

Although we are not taking any CAR SEATS at this time (2/8/2022) here are our requirements for the our future needs – 

 5 PT Harness  Convertable Car seats (less than 5 years old and no recalls)

All must have original manufacturer labels.

*Cribs are usually considered a drop off item. And must be disassembled with their instructions and all their parts.