Below is a list of items we provide to people transitioning out of homelessness. We accept new and gently used items to furnish apartments for those moving out of homelessness. The focus of the items we accept are modest sized, basic, and practical pieces to set-up a new apartment. If the items you are looking to donate fit our requirements, please fill out the following request form and our program coordinator will get back to you to schedule a pick up or drop off time.


  • Mattresses & box springs (new and like new only) – twin, full, and queen size*
  • Metal Bed Frames – twin, full, and queen size
  • Dressers (no mirrors unless they are attached)
  • Night Stands
  • Small Bookshelves

* Full and Queen will only be accepted if it’s a complete bed – mattress, box spring & frame Livingroom:

  • Small sofas or loveseats < 6 feet (NO sleeper sofas, futons, or sectionals)
  • Small recliners and armchairs
  • Coffee tables and end tables
    • No tables w/ glass or marble tops
  • Table and floor lamps with shades
  • Small TV stands
  • Area rugs – small and medium sizes (up to 5’x7’)

Linens – clean and gently used:

  • Bed pillows (new only)
  • Blanket/Bedspread/Comforter/Quilt
  • Bath towels, hand towels, & washcloths
  • Kitchen towels and pot holders
  • Bath mats and small area rugs
  • Shower curtains, NEW liners

Kitchen – clean, no scratches on non-stick surfaces:

  • Kitchen tables (without table pads) and chairs or stools (or small dining room tables <6 ft)
  • Microwave Stands
  • Sauce pans and frying pans
  • Dishes – dinner plates and bowls (microwaveable)
  • Drinking glasses (no barware or wine glasses)
  • Silverware – spoon, fork, and knife
  • Cooking utensils – mixing/serving spoons, spatulas, measuring spoons & cups
  • Kitchen appliances – Toaster, blender, microwave, and coffee maker ONLY
  • Clean garbage cans and waste baskets

Warehouse  Address: 635 New Park Ave, West Hartford (1st building on the right, last unit on the right). Drop off days are Tuesdays & Thursdays 12-2. Please call 860-808-0336 or email to confirm someone will be there, occasionally we do not have the volunteer availability. Pick up ($50 suggested donation) and drop off options available! Note: Journey Home reserves the right to accept/reject items that are offered for donation based on current warehouse needs and condition of items.  Journey Home also reserves the right to donate items received to other non-profit charitable organizations if the items donated do not meet the mission of our organization.  From time to time the organizations may sell donated items that are not needed by our clients to help fund operations.