Supply Needs

Are you looking for a way to help support our clients? We always appreciate in-kind donations! Your donation helps us respond to the immediate needs of our clients.

Due to storage limitations, we are unable to accept all offered donations. Examples of items we cannot except include perishable groceries, toys, and used appliances. We can accept furniture donations as client needs exist and storage space allows.

Follow us on Facebook to find out what our urgent necessities are.

If you would like to donate in-kind items, please contact Colleen Baldree at cbaldree@rcehn.org or call 301-631-2670, extension 103.

Most Frequently Needed Items:

NON-PERISHABLE FOOD AND CUTLERY:

  • Hot Cups or Maruchan Instant Soups (Just Add Hot Water)
  • Large Cans of Caffeinated Coffee
  • Paper Hot Cups (8 and 12 oz.)
  • Plastic Forks, Spoons, Paper Napkins, Plates, and Bowls

BABY ITEMS:

  • Baby Bottles
  • Baby Shampoo
  • Baby Wipes
  • Diapers (all sizes) and Pull-Ups
  • Diaper Rash Cream

CLOTHING (MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN):

  • T-shirts (all sizes, for men and women)
  • Underwear (all sizes, for men and women)

CLEANING SUPPLIES:

  • Air Freshener
  • Clorox Bleach
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Dish Soap
  • Drano
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Laundry Detergent/Bleach
  • Paper Towels
  • Pine Sol
  • Rubber Gloves

HOTEL SIZE TOILITRIES AND PERSONAL CARE ITEMS:

  • Bar Soap and Body Wash
  • Brushes and Combs
  • Deodorant (for both men and women)
  • Feminine Supplies
  • Hand and Foot Warmers
  • Lotion
  • Nail Clippers
  • Razors (for both men and women)
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Shaving Creams (for both men and women)
  • Shower Slippers (for both men and women)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toothbrushes

Visit our Wishlist on Amazon

If you purchase items from Amazon, please include your contact information so we can be sure to thank you for your thoughtfulness!

CONSIDER HOSTING A SUPPLY DRIVE!

Holding a collection is a fun way to get your friends, neighbors, youth groups, and co-workers involved! A supply drive can be a great alternative for a birthday or holiday celebration.

Please let us know if you plan to hold a drive.  We can let you know what items we are most in need of.
Contact 
Colleen Baldree at cbaldree@rcehn.org or call 301-631-2670, extension 103.

Welcome Home Starter Kits

The Welcome Home program provides household amenities, like furniture and household goods, to those moving into housing that may not be able to afford these items themselves. Welcome Home Starter Kits include the following:

  • Bath Towels
  • Broom and Dustpan
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Dish Soap
  • Garbage Bags
  • Garbage Can
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Mop and Bucket
  • Paper Towels
  • Plunger
  • Shower Curtin and Hooks
  • Sponges
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wash Cloths

Visit our Welcome Home Starter Kit Wishlist on Amazon

If you purchase items from Amazon, please include your contact information, and let us know that your donation is for a Welcome Home Starter Kit.  We want to thank you for your thoughtfulness!

Make a Donaton

Consider sponsoring a Welcome Home Starter Kit for $175.00.

Make a gift online now or send a check to the address below. Please indicate that your gift is a Welcome Home Starter Kit Sponsorship.

Christmas Assistance Program

This annual program connects families in need with churches and individual sponsors to provide kids with gifts during the holiday season. 
Check back here for more information about how to apply and how to contribute items.

Annual School Supply Drive

Every summer, we collect financial commitments and in-kind donations to send our students in need off to school prepared for the new school year. 

In 2020, we were able to provide backpacks and supplies to approximately 2,100 students.

For the past eleven years, The Religious Coalition has partnered with the Frederick County Public School CASS (Community Agency School Services) Program, Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek, and others to collect and distribute school supplies to Frederick City students.

The Religious Coalition will not be holding the School Supply Drive for the 2021-2022 school year. If you are in need of supplies please reach out to your child’s school for information about how you can apply. Thank to you to everyone that has supported this drive over the year

Donations are accepted at:

The Religious Coalition

27 Degrange Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Unfortunately, we are unable to pick-up donations. Items can be dropped off to our office. Please call us ahead of time to ensure that staff are available to accept your donation.

If you would like to donate in-kind items, please contact Colleen Baldree at cbaldree@rcehn.org or call 301-631-2670, extension 103.

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