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DELIVERY / PICKUP

Interested in donating clothing, blankets, food or any other non-monetary gift-in-kind item? Our back dock accepts donations during hours that fit your schedule. Larger items can be scheduled for pick-up. Please review our guidelines below.

Items We Accept

- Clothing

- Linens

- New Stuffed Animals

- New Plastic Toys

- New Games and Educational Materials

- We may accept TVs or computer

monitors but a donor must prove the items work before we will accept them. NOTE: Please contact us directly about donating electronic items before delivering them to our back dock.

- Mattresses - We will accept only

queen, full and twin mattresses that are gently used or new. No king size beds will be accepted.

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Items We Cannot

Accept

- Left-over garage sale merchandise

- Furniture

- Books

- Major Appliances

 

 

Delivery/Pick-up

Please deliver the items directly to Dallas LIFE through the back loading dock of our facility. Our dock employees assist you in dropping off your items and provide you with a receipt of your donation. Our street address is:

 

1100 Cadiz St.

Dallas, TX 75215

 

BACK DOCK HOURS:

OPEN: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Mon.-Sat.

CLOSED: Sunday

 

To arrange for certain items to be picked up, please call:

214.421.1380 x 10

Questions?

If you have questions regarding your non-monetary gift-in-kind donation, please e-mail John Koesema Director of Operations, at jkoesema@dallaslife.org.

Immediate

Needs List

- #10 Cans of carrots

- #10 Cans of peas

- Travel size deodorant

- Undershirts

- Depends (Men's & Women's)

- Underwear (Men's & Women's)

- Bras (Larger sizes)

- Children's medicine Cold-Cough-Allergy

- Children's Tylenol

- Children's Pedialyte

 

 

Every Day Needs

These items are always in demand. Click on the list item for details.

  • Personal Care Items

    Deodorant/Antiperspirant

    Toothpaste and Toothbrushes

    Body Lotion

    Disposable Razors

    Shaving Cream

    Bar Soap/Body Wash

    Anti-Bacterial Hand Soap

    Shampoo

    Conditioner

    Hair Spray

    Feminine Hygiene Products

    Adult Incontinence Products

    Kleenex

    Vaseline

    New Hair Brushes/New Combs

    Floss

    Chap Stick

    Alcohol-Free Mouthwash (Crest)

  • Clothing Items

    Please make sure that the clothing items, shoes, etc. you are donating are clean, not stained, ripped or torn…something YOU would purchase at a Resale Clothing Store.

     

    MEN

    Men’s Pants (especially sizes 28-38)

    Men’s Shirts ( esp. XL and XXL)

    Men’s Socks

    Men’s Shoes – Size 8 and Higher

    Men’s Underwear (all sizes, esp. XXL or larger)

    Men’s T-shirts

    Pajamas – Tops and Bottoms

     

    WOMEN

    Women’s Socks

    Women’s Underwear (all sizes)

    Women’s Pajamas – Tops & Bottoms

    Bras

     

    CHILDREN

    Children’s Socks

    Children’s Underwear

     

    GENERAL

    Flip Flops/Shower Shoes (kids & adults)

  • Food

    #10 Can Goods

    - Vegetables

    - Fruits

    - Tomatoes

    – Tomato Sauce

    – Tomato Paste

    Oatmeal

    Cold Cereal

    Dairy Products

    Meats

    Poultry

    Oil

    Sugar

    Salt/Black Pepper

    Garlic Powder

    Chili Powder

    Salad Dressings

    Baby Formula

  • Kitchen Items

    Grocery Gift Cards

    Plastic Utensils

    Napkins

  • Cleaning Products

    Laundry Detergent (powder only)

    Toilet Paper

    General Purpose Floor Cleaner (Pine Sol)

    Bleach

    Toilet Cleaner

    Mildew Stain Remover

    All Purpose Degreaser

    Hand Sanitizer

  • Miscellaneous Items

    Wash Cloths

    Towels

    Linens (twin size)

    Diapers

    Strollers

    DART Bus Passes

  • Seasonal Items

    Back-to-School

    Back Packs

    Pens

    Pencils

    Pencil Sharpeners

    Markers

    Rulers

    Binders

    Dividers

    Index Cards

    Notebooks

    Notebook Paper

    Calculators

    Dictionaries

    Crayons

    Zipper Pencil/Pen Bags

    Pencil Boxes

    Glue Sticks

    Colored Pencils

    Water Paints

    Construction Paper

    Writing Tablets

    Composition Notebooks

    Folders

    Ziploc Bags

    Paper Bags

     

    Christmas Items

    NEW unwrapped Toys/Board Games

    (for all ages)

    Mom’s Gifts (Earrings, Body Spray, etc.)

    Adult Coats, Hats, Gloves & Scarves

    Wrapping Paper

    Tape

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