ALIVE! Housewares Program proudly accepts donations in good condition from the following list of items*
|bath rugs & mats||mixing bowls|
|bath towels & washcloths||pillows & cases|
|blankets||plates, dishes, bowls|
|coffee makers||pots, pans, skillets|
|cooking utensils||serving plates, bowls|
|crockpots||sheets (all sizes)|
|glasses, cups, mugs||strainers|
|kitchen knives||throw rugs (not area rugs)|
|kitchen towels & washcloths||toasters|
|measuring cups, spoons||trash cans (small to medium)|
|microwave ovens||vacuum cleaners|
*Donations of other items are not accepted and volunteers decide on-site whether a donation can be accepted. Please do not bring broken, torn, or damaged items.
These items are selected by volunteers and sent to people in Alexandria who may be in their first home, transitioning from homelessness, or unable to afford basic household items.
Housewares donations will be accepted as needed on drive-through collection days at the parking lot of Fairlington United Methodist Church (3900 King Street).
Upcoming Collection Days:
Donations may be dropped off at the front desk at Sunrise Senior Living of Old Town (400 N. Washington Street) 10AM-3PM daily. This site is selectively accepting items from the ALIVE! Housewares List of Accepted Donations – No appliances! Items must be in good condition. Donations of other items are not accepted, and Sunrise staff decide on-site whether a donation can be accepted