Shelter Donations

Shelter HHH Wishlist

Bergen County Housing, Health & Human Services Center
120 South River Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601   Main Number: 201-336-6480

As our needs change, before dropping off any donations at the Center, all donations must be confirmed, and a delivery date/time arranged with Gineen Brady at 201-336-6491.

At this time, the shelter is accepting the following NEW items for ADULTS:

Winter coats, sized Medium to 3XL, warm hooded sweatshirts, sweatpants, gloves

  • We currently accept only new, casual sportswear/clothing for men/women (ages 20 - 60’s), that is appropriate for a shelter setting.
  • New men and women’s short / long sleeve tee-shirts, Henley’s, underwear M to 2XL, and women’s sports bras M to 2XL.
  • Seasonally appropriate, new men and women’s coats / jackets, and zip-up hooded sweatshirts with pockets.
  • New flip-flops, sizes 7 to 13, for men and women (are used as shower shoes). 
  • New, full-sized toiletries, as well as other personal care products: shaving cream, disposable razors, body lotion, shampoo/conditioner, and body wash.
  • Watches with alarms on them.
  • Gift cards in any denomination (Target, Walmart, Visa) so that the Center may purchase items as our needs change. We can also provide our guests, who are moving into permanent housing, with a gift card for basics to help set up their home.


Presently, we are not accepting the following items:

  • Feminine hygiene products, and adult incontinence products, such as Depends
  • Toothbrushes/toothpaste
  • Socks

In the warmer weather, we always need the following items:

  • Lightweight summer tee shirts for men and women, M to 3XL
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Sunglasses, sunhats, sun visors
We kindly ask any that donations of food items and pantry products be donated directly
to the Center for Food Action, or your local food pantry.