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  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

Most Immediate Needs

Hand Sanitizer
Lysol Spray
Frozen, Prepared Meals Like Stouffer’s Lasagna
Dish Towels
Dish Cloths
Paper Towels
Toilet Paper

Passes and Vouchers

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


Microfiber Cloths
Sprayway Glass Cleaner
Weiman Stainless Steel Cleaner
White Microfiber Bath Mats
Vinyl Shower Curtain Liners
White Shower Curtains
Dish Towels (Neutral Colors)
Comet Cleanser
Febreze Air Freshener
Clorox Spray Cleaner
Clorox Wipes
Hand Sanitizer (Large pump & travel size)
Scotch-Brite Scouring Pads
Scotchgard Stainless Steel Cleaner
Swiffer Wet Jet Pads


Frozen, Prepared Meals Like Stouffer’s Lasagna
Dawn Dish Washing Detergent
Paper Towels
Paper Bowls
Large and Small Paper Plates
Plastic Forks, Knives, and Spoons
Aluminum Foil Pans
13-Gallon Kitchen Trash Bags


Dawn Dish Washing Detergent
Kitchen Storage Containers
Dish Drainers
Laundry Detergent Pods
Dryer sheets
Bottled Water
Indoor Mat/Runner for Shelter Doorway
Insulated Water Bottles (for shelter guests to take with them)
Weather-proof Tote Bags/Backpacks for women

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
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)
Legal Pads (8 ½” x 11” and 5” x 8”)
Sheet Protectors
White-Out Correction Tape
White 9 1/2 x 4 1/8 Business Envelopes
Brown 10×13 Envelopes (With Clasp)
Paper Shredder


Heavy-Duty Contractor Trash Bags
5 Gallon Rubbish Bags
13 Gallon Rubbish Bags
Paper Lawn and Leaf Bags
Folding Saw Horses
Ryobi Lawn Mower Battery