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If you are in immediate danger and fear for your safety, dial 911. 

If you are in a safe place, please call the Samaritan House 24-hour crisis hotline at (757) 430-2120 or use our new chat feature to interact with a member of our specially trained intake staff.


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Donate Items to Samaritan House

Whether you choose to sign up as a monthly donor, make a one-time contribution, or donate your time or items to Samaritan House, you are making a tremendous impact by helping families in crisis in Hampton Roads. Many clients come to Samaritan House with only the clothes on their backs. We rely on the generosity of the community to ensure our clients have the necessities to begin to heal. Your donation makes a tremendous impact by helping families in crisis in Hampton Roads.

Thank you for your generosity and support of our mission.

Current needs as of August 21, 2023:

  • Boxed new dish sets
  • Metal silverware sets
  • Pull-up style undergarments, sizes 2T, 3T, and 4T
  • Diapers size 5 and 6
  • Women's sport bras sizes sm, med, leg, x-lrg, and xx-lrg
  • Women's underwear: all sizes
  • New Blankets: twin and full

Donation Dropoff Location

Items for Donation

Samaritan House is always in need of the following items:



We take food donations for our emergency shelters as well as for our clients who progress to permanent housing.



shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, and feminine hygiene products.



sheets, pillows, comforters, towels, washcloths


Cleaning Supplies

sponges, mops, Lysol, dusting supplies, etc.



New or gently used clothing for men, women, and children


Baby Supplies

Diapers, wipes, clothes, etc.


Kitchen Supplies

dishes, drinking glasses, silverware, cooking utensils, pots, pans, etc.



For clients who move to their own permanent home and do not have the means to furnish the new home.


Gift Cards

Gift cards are always greatly appreciated, as they are utilized to purchase work uniforms, and basic household items, and supplement our Nutrition Assistance Program.

You may download our full wish list of donation items needed HERE, or for a contact-free way to donate, we have set up several Amazon Wish Lists that can be conveniently delivered directly to our donation department.

On-site Donation Department

Open Monday - Friday from 10 am – 3 pm

2620 Southern Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA (off 264 at the Lynnhaven North exit).

When you arrive, please park and unload in the designated spot located on the left-hand side of the main admin building.  

Please note that currently, we cannot accept donations of used toys, towels, bed linens, or undergarments.

Schedule a Pick Up

For large or heavy items, please call our partner, Thrift Store City at (757) 583-7211 to schedule a pick-up of your items.  Thrift Store City will accept donations of clothing, kitchenware, shoes, pictures, flat-screen TVs, knick-knacks, and collapsible metal bed frames. Thrift Store City can no longer accept donations of beds, mattresses and footboards/headboards, china cabinets, entertainment centers/armoires, tables without chairs, and servers/buffets.

Peer to Peer Giving and Item Drives

If your organization or business is interested in hosting a peer-to-peer giving campaign, planning an item drive, or volunteering, we would love to chat about how we can help you make the biggest impact in our community. Contact Tonia Givens, Community Volunteer Manager at (757) 631-0710 or via EMAIL.

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