An easy way to help the women and children of Abby’s House is to donate an item on our needs list. If you are looking for more information about making a donation to our Thrift Shop, please visit our Thrift Shop page.

Donations of needs list items can be dropped off at our location on 52 High Street in Worcester, Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

If you have any questions about making a needs list donation or would like to organize a needs list drive, please contact our In-Kind Donation Coordinator, Jean Anger at gro.e1544574482suohs1544574482ybba@1544574482naej1544574482 or 508-756-5486 x227.

Please note that we are unable to accept donations of furniture and used baby/children’s items. Every purchase you make through Amazon Smile benefits Abby’s House!

Resident and Guest Needs

Passes and Vouchers

Bus Passes: Click here for retail purchase locations
Cab Vouchers (Red Cab Gift Certificates)


Neutral Color Twin Blankets/Comforters (new)
Twin Mattress Pads (new)
Twin Zippered Vinyl Mattress Covers (new)
Twin Bed Bug Proof Covers (new)
Pillows (new)


4 Neutral Color Non-Slip Bath Mats
Vinyl Shower Curtain Liners
Lysol Spray & Wipes


Paper Towels
Paper Cups
Paper Bowls
Large and Small Paper Plates
Paper Napkins
Dish Towels
Plastic Forks, Knives, and Spoons
Aluminum Foil Pans
13-Gallon Kitchen Trash Bags
Microwave Oven (tabletop, 1.4-2 cubic foot)
Large Storage Bins with Lids
Bottled Water

Gift Cards

*Your donation of gift cards not only allows us to purchase much needed supplies, but also enables us to give out gift cards to women who need help purchasing groceries, gas, minutes for their phone, or household necessities.

American Express Gift Cards
Visa Gift Cards
A.C. Moore
Home Depot
Price Chopper
Price Rite
Dollar Tree
Gas Cards
Gas Visa Prepaid Card
Prepaid Phone Cards

Office Supplies

*When you donate supplies, we are able to save money, allowing us to invest more in our programs for women and children.

Postage Stamps
Legal Size Copy Paper
8 ½” x 11” Copy Paper
HP 950XL Black Ink and 951 Tri Color Ink for the Printers
Letter Size File Folders (Blue, Yellow, Red & Orange)
Post-it Notes 3” x 3” and 1 ½”  x 2” (12 pack)
Legal Pads (8 ½” x 11” and 5” x 8”)
Sheet Protectors
White-Out Correction Tape
Keurig K-Cups
White 9 1/2 x 4 1/8 Business Envelopes
Brown 10×13 Envelopes (With Clasp)

Maintenance Supplies

Heavy-Duty Contractor Trash Bags
Heavy Shower Curtains
Paper Lawn and Leaf Bags


Garden Bench (2)
Picnic Table
2 Large Outdoor Welcome Mats
Indoor Mat/Runner for Shelter Doorway
Thermal Travel Mugs (for shelter guests to take with them)
Insulated Water Bottles (for shelter guests to take with them)
Weather-proof Tote Bags/Backpacks for women
4 Boot Trays
Febreze Air Freshener