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Donations of goods are welcomed at McAuley House, McAuley Village and the Warde-robe. Specific needs are listed below. Donations can be made the following ways:

McAuley House:
Donations can be made between 8 a.m. and 10:30 and from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 622 Elmwood Avenue in Providence. Items also can be delivered at other times by calling 401-941-9013 ext. 302.

McAuley Village:
Donations can be made at 325 Niagara Street in Providence by calling 401-467-3630.

The Warde-robe:
Donations can made from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at the facility at 1286 Broad Street in Central Falls, at the side door on Jenks Avenue. Donors are encouraged to call first at 401-729-0405.


McAuley House:
We accept donations of food, including fruits, vegetables, breads and other items from grocery stores and gardens; and canned and dry goods from individuals and groups. For food safety reasons, we do not accept refrigerated or prepared foods.

Schools and churches are invited to consider food drives of non-perishable items. Information materials about McAuley House can be provided.

Needed items include:

• Peanut butter • Canned spaghetti or ravioli
• Jam or jelly • Spaghetti Sauce
• Tuna • Cereal
• Pasta • Macaroni and cheese
• Rice • Baked beans
• Soup • Chili
• Canned vegetables


The Warde-robe:
We accept gently used clothing for the whole family, along with the following:

  • Children’s and women’s shoes
  • Men’s work boots
  • Seasonal outerwear
  • Purses

McAuley House:
We accept gently used clothing for the whole family, especially focusing on comfortable “street” attire for adults such as:

  • Blue jeans
  • Baseball caps
  • Sneakers
  • Boots
  • New underwear
  • New socks
  • Gloves
  • Knit hats
  • Long johns


McAuley House:
We provide women and men living on the street with backpacks to carry their possessions.


McAuley House:
School and churches are invited to consider hygiene drives to benefit our guests:

  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Tooth brushes
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Razors
  • Lotion
  • Combs

Baby Items

McAuley House:

  • Diapers (especially larger sizes)
  • Powder
  • Infant formula
  • Baby wipes

Household Items

McAuley Village:

  • Like-new lamps
  • Small kitchen appliances (toasters, microwaves, can openers)
  • Kitchen cooking and baking utensils
  • Pots and Pans
  • Bowls, dishes, glasses, mugs
  • Flatware
  • Bedding supplies (sheets, comforters, pillows, etc.).

The Ward-robe:

  • Antique flatware
  • Costume and vintage jewelry
  • Curtains
  • Decorative items
  • Hidden treasures
  • Pots and pans
  • Serving dishes
  • Sheets, comforters and blankets
  • Small furniture items
  • Towels
  • Unique items

School Supplies and Toys

McAuley Village:

  • Like-new toys, games, puzzles
  • Books
  • Computer learning programs for our pre-school center.
  • Paper
  • Notepads
  • School supplies.

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