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  • Nov

Our Stores are Drop Off Centers for Foster Children and Teens

All donations will go to abused, abandoned, and neglected children ranging from 6–17 years old. This annual donation drive gathers clothing and gifts to last the entire year and may be used for holidays, birthdays, and special celebrations.

All Joshua House children need clothes, shoes, socks. Girls like skinny jeans in Junior sizes, and boys like Nike and Adidas brands. Additional items being sought for donation include:


  • Fine Arts & Crafts kits
  • MP3 Players or IPOD Shuffles
  • Bluetooth Speakers
  • Blank journals or sketch books
  • Fast food and Restaurant Gift Certificates
  • Hair Care Products (ethnic included)
  • Hair Accessories
  • Makeup Kits
  • Movie Passes
  • Fragrance Kits (female and male)
  • Emoji Clothes or Items
  • Watches & Alarm Clocks
  • Fashion Jewelry
  • Gift Certificates & Cards from Target, Wal-Mart, Bath & Body Works, Ross, TJ Maxx,
  • Forever 21, Dicks Sporting Goods, and Macys
  • Books and Magazines (Comic Books)
  • Long Boards, Ripstiks & Scooters…
  • Pre-Teen & Elementary Children:
  • Card Games
  • Paint Sets
  • Arts & Craft Kits
  • Action Figures (non violent)
  • Lego sets
  • Hair Accessories
  • Sports Equipment
  • Adventure/Mystery/Joke Books
  • Popular DVDs & CDs
  • Fuzzy Posters w/Markers
  • Kids’ Magazines & Activity Books
  • Board Games for Ages 8 and Up
  • Travel Size Games
  • RC Cars, Trucks, Planes, or Helicopters
  • Electronic Games for Xbox One, Wii, PS3, Nintendo DS
  • Skateboards, Ripsticks & Scooters
  • Hot Item Toys for Children


Household Items Needed 

  • Twin Sized Comforters
  • Towels, Wash Cloths, Shower Curtains, and Bath Mats
  • Comfy Throws for Personal Cuddle Time
  • Baking Supplies
  • New Pots and Pans
  • New Eating Utensils (14 sets of forks and spoons for each home)
  • Dinnerware (14 sets per house, light weight/non-breakable)
  • DVD movies (non-violent)
  • Paper Goods (paper plates, cups, napkins and paper towels)
  • Sam’s Club or Publix Gift Cards
  • Dry Foods like Cereals, Jello, Pudding, Oatmeal, Salt, Pepper, Cake or Brownie Mixes, Graham Crackers, Peanut Butter, Jams/Jelly, etc.


Gifts should be delivered by December 16, 2016. For more information contact The Joshua House at (813) 263-3469, or online at friendsofjoshuahouse.org.