Financial Donations

One of the most effective ways to support refugees in the Triangle is by giving a one-time gift or becoming a monthly donor! These flexible funds are ready to meet needs as they arise and to support critical services.

If you would like to put your money to work for Durham's refugee community, please head to our donation page to make your contribution today! And see if your employer will match your gift here: Corporate Matching Donations

Item Donations

We are currently not accepting furniture donations. For smaller items including hygiene and sanitary products, laptops and tablets please contact us directly.


-twin, double/full, or queen size bed linens
-new pillows
-dishes and silverware // pots and pans
-limited appliances and items like rice cookers // vaccuum cleaners // alarm clocks // trash cans // tea kettles // school supplies // new toiletteries


-king size beds or bedding
-beds, bedding, or pillows with stains, tears, or other damages
-beds that are older than 10 years old
-mattresses without boxsprings, or boxsprings without mattresses
-bed frames with headboards or footboards that cannot be disassembled
-fold-out couches // futons // hide-a-beds // daybeds // air mattresses //
recliners // lazy-boy chairs
-knife blocks // china sets // shot glasses // stemmed wine glasses // pitchers // pint glasses with graphics
-large appliances like stoves // washer & dryer // refrigerators // microwaves
-large bookcases // desks // rolling office chairs // tv stands or carts
-clothing // food // toys // bicycles (unless they have been specifically requested by an ongoing donation drive)


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