donate items

how you can help your community through in-kind donations

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help those in crisis by donating items

You can make a direct impact in your local community by donating items such as food, household goods, and more. Every donation will go directly towards helping a family overcome homelessness, helping a survivor of abuse find safety, and so much more. A New Leaf relies on generous people like you to help feed, clothe, and support those most in need in your community.

A New Leaf is ONLY able to accept new and unused items. We cannot accept gently used or worn items. We work with local community organizations that do accept gently used goods, please find our list of partners here.

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CURRENT NEEDS

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WORKPLACE DRIVES

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SEASONAL DRIVES

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current needs: household & basic goods

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Donating items is one of the most direct ways you can make an impact in the life of someone experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, or some other challenge. Will you consider donating an item or hosting a donation drive to help your neighbors in need? See more on current needs and how you can help below.

Families are in urgent need, so please contact Sharma Glenn, Donation Center & Contributions Supervisor at (480) 464-4648 or by email at sglenn@turnanewleaf.org. You can also fill out to form linked below to notify us about a donation you plan to make!

Please note we can only accept brand new and unopened items. If you need to donate used items, please see our listing of partners able to accept your items.

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school supplies and storage

  • Adult scissors

  • Composition books
  • Dry erase markers
  • Expo dry erase white board cleaner
  • Travel tissue packs
  • Travel hand sanitizer
  • Post-it notes
  • 3-ring binders
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around the house

  • General purpose cleaning supplies (urgent need)
  • Manual can openers
  • Pots and Pans
  • Dry Cereal
  • Canned vegetables
  • Sponges
  • Toilet brushes
  • Mops
  • Swiffer sweeper
  • Brooms
spray bottle, dish gloves, and wash rag

laundry, linens, bed, & bath

  • Twin sheet sets (urgent need)
  • Standard pillows
  • Bath towels
  • Hand towels
  • Laundry detergent pods
  • Powdered laundry detergent
  • Shower liners
  • Shower curtains
  • Kitchen hand towels
  • Laundry baskets
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clothing and hygiene

  • Men’s underwear
  • Razor handles for Gillette Mach3 Turb (urgent need)
  • Men’s shaving cream
  • Shirts (children’s 2T-16 )
  • Pants (children’s 2T-16)
  • Sweat shirt/jackets (children’s and adult)
  • Underwear (men’s)
  • Men’s deodorant
  • Women’s deodorant
  • Men’s shoes (size 9-12 1/2)
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workplace donation drives

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You can hold a donation drive at your office, place of business, or faith-based organization. The donations help the individuals and families in A New Leaf’s programs start their journey to independence. If you have questions, need help brainstorming ideas, or help promoting the donation drive, contact Sharma Glenn at (480) 464-4648 or by email at sglenn@turnanewleaf.org.

Please note we can only accept brand new and unopened items.

Joe Dulin

Sharma Glenn

Donation Center & Contributions Supervisor

A New Leaf

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seasonal donation drives

january & february: household & basic needs

Twin sheet sets, towels, face cloths, pots, pans, dishes, small appliances, utensils, manual can openers, general purpose cleaning products, laundry/dish detergent, mops, brooms.

march & april: non-perishable food

Canned meats and tuna, canned soup, microwaveable foods (oatmeal, mac n cheese, rice, potatoes, etc.), ramen, boxed cereal, packaged dinners, individually-wrapped snacks, granola bars, baby food/snacks. Must not be expired. Non-family sized items preferred.

may & june: back to school

Backpacks, composition books, looseleaf paper, pencils, spiral notebooks, three-ring binders, paper, pencils, pens, highlighters, sharpies, dry erase markers, calculators, glue, scissors, post-it notes, crayons, two-pocket folders, hand sanitizer, travel tissues.

july, august, & september: hygiene & household paper goods

Diapers and wipes, full-size shower gel, shampoo, deodorant, men’s shaving cream, razors, tooth paste, toothbrushes, feminine hygiene products, toilet paper, tissues, paper towels, paper plates and bowls (not syrofoam), napkins, plastic utensils.

october, november & december: holiday giving

Toys and games, holiday gifts, gift cards, socks, underwear, warm clothing, holiday food baskets (contact for details), gift wrap, scotch tape.

drop off locations

monday-thursday: 9am-4pm

 

friday: 9am-3pm

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A New Leaf Donation Center

2245 W. Ella Street, Building A, Mesa, AZ 85201

(480) 464-4648

donationcenter@turnanewleaf.org

west valley

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Riverboat Acres/Bingo

18300 W. Bell Road, Surprise, AZ 85374

(623) 546-0077

donationcenter@turnanewleaf.org

Please note that if you plan to drop off a donation at the West Valley location, you MUST call in advance. When arrive to you drop off your donation, please go to the office on the West side of the Riverboat building. There is signage directing to the office, and you may knock or ring the bell.

 

A New Leaf is ONLY able to accept new and unused items. We cannot accept gently used or worn items under any circumstances. A New Leaf also reserves the right to not accept a donation for any reason, at the discretion of our staff. Thank you for understanding.

have used donations?

Unfortunately, A New Leaf cannot accept used donations. Please see our list of partners acccepting used donation here or call our donation center at (480) 464-4648 for more details.