FTH thanks you for considering us for your donation. We hope this list will be helpful as a guide to what can best be used for FTH projects.

From the Heart Preferred Donations

  • Yarn: Acrylic, Cotton, Blends, Etc. (Full skeins, cakes, balls fist size or larger)
  • Fabric: Cotton, Fleece, Flannel, Lightweight Upholstery (Fat quarters (18”x21”) or larger)
  • Velcro
  • Quilt Batting
  • Polyester Fiberfill
  • Men’s Dress Shirts
  • Circular Knitting Needles
  • Crochet Hooks
  • New Stuffed Animals
  • New Baby Dolls (16” or larger)

Items Best Donated Elsewhere ***

  • Cross Stitch and Needlepoint Supplies
  • Home Goods (curtains, tablecloths, sheets, towels, etc.)
  • Clothing, except for men’s dress shirts
  • Dress Making Fabrics (wool, silk, velvet, chiffon, etc.)
  • Straight Knitting Needles

***The organizations listed below are non-profit charity organizations that are within 3 miles of FTH. These organizations are good options for donating items that are not practical for FTH projects.

Thrift for Life                                            Hope Thrift

1118 Westbriar Dr.                                    11260 Patterson Avenue

804.741.1118                                              804.422.0236

Thrifty Sisters                                           Redemption Thrift

8911 Patterson Avenue                              8914 Patterson

804.658.4153                                              804.918.1435


More ways you can donate:

  • Donate to us when you sign up for Kroger Community Rewards
  • Your time and your talents to volunteer, sew, knit or crochet

For information on how to donate or about volunteering email:

We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Donation Inventory Numbers

(as of August 28th, 2023)

Mid 2002 – 2022
January – July
 August (as of 28th) 3,484
Year to date 26,533
Grand Total

Number of COVID-19 Items Donated (as of July 25, 2023)

Masks                              42,346

Ear Eases                            6,170

Surgical Caps                     2,782

Pairs of Comfort Hearts     1,644

Total COVID-19 Items      52,942

Curious about where these items go?  Find out here

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