Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Helpmate - Domestic Violence Help Center & Shelter in Asheville, NC

During the month of October, I've chosen a local Domestic Violence Help Center and Shelter to collect donations for, Helpmate is located in Asheville, NC and help many women and children into a safer enviorment as well as helping them with every day needs that many of us may take advange of. I've posted the contact informtion for Helpmate below as well as their donations Wish List. I'll be collecting these items throughout the month of October and if you would like to help out in any way, email me at

Domestic Violence Help Center & Shelter
Located in Asheville, NC

Wish List


  • Spiral notebooks 
  • Pocket size Kleenex 
  • Pocket size hand sanitizers 
  • Wax ear plugs 
  • Tampons 
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste 
  • Deodorant 
  • Toilet paper and paper towels (continuous need)
  • Shampoo and conditioner 
  • Forks and spoons 
  • T-shirts and pants (all sizes for women) 
  • Bath towels
  • Bath soap and bodywash
  • CD/radio/tape player combo
  • Laundry Detergent (High Efficiency only - available in most major brands)
  • Baby wipes, baby powder and diaper rash ointment 
  • Diapers Sizes 3,4,5,6
  • Baby wash and baby shampoo 
  • Potty training toilets 
  • Garbage Bags
  • Stainless steel pots, pans and skillets for the shelter
  • Dishwasher Detergent
  • Women's new underwear (sizes 5,6,7,8,9)
  • School age girl's clothes - pants and tops
  • Children's new underwear of all sizes
  • Table lamps (appropriate for bedrooms)
  • Sleep Wear - flannel pajama bottoms/boxers, oversized t-shirts, sweat pants
  • Women's Sweatpants/Sweatshirts (Sizes 6-3x/new and gently used)
  • Women's socks (new)
  • Crocs and similar shoes (all sizes, gently used and new)
  • Gift Cards for Clients (to Target, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Ingles, Old Navy, etc.)
  • Portable fans
  • Shelf stable food items
  • Kitchen staples (coffee, coffee creamer, cooking oil, sugar, aluminum foil etc.)
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Combination Locks
  • Brooms and Mops
  • Emergency assistance for heating and other home bills
  • Date/appointment books

For more information about donations:
Please contact Ann Flynn, Development Director
at 254-2968 Ext. 11

I'm also collecting Children's Books and School Supplies as well as the items above to donate to Helpmate at the end of October.

If you happen to be interested in Donate to the Domestic Violence Awareness Event on My Kind Of Introduction, Use the button below for monetary donations or Contact me at for more information about Donations, Becoming a Sponsor, etc. All donations collected will go toward Domestic Violence Services in North Carolina and are greatly appreciated! I will continue to spread awareness throughout the entire month of October during Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

No comments:

Post a Comment

I'd love to hear from you...