Help us welcome refugees and immigrants with in-kind donations!
During the pandemic, we are only accepting:
New baby clothes, baby wipes, diapers & car seats and headphones, to help our students with online learning.
Winter Gear: heavy coats, boots, and gloves
You may also purchase items from our Amazon Wish List or make a financial donation.
Questions? Contact email@example.com.
IRIS normally accepts gently used furniture and home goods to turn an empty apartment into a welcoming home for refugees who have just arrived in Connecticut. Please keep us in mind in the future with this list of items.
Linens (new or clean/like-new)
Twin & Full size sheet sets
Comforters & blankets (Twin & Full sizes)
Towels & washcloths
Cloth shopping bags
Bagged vacuum cleaners
Kitchen supplies & utensils
Pots, pans & baking sheets (non-teflon)
Silverware & trays
Full dish sets
Cooking Utensils: can openers, ladles, spatulas, whisks, etc.
Dish drying racks
Kitchen tables and chairs
Cleaning Items (new)
Antibacterial spray cleaner
13 Gallon trash bags
13 Gallon garbage cans
Plungers & toilet bowl brushes
Toothpaste & toothbrushes
Shampoo & conditioner
Hand & body soap
Feminine hygiene products
First aid kits
Items for IRIS’ after school program:
Guitars (Acoustic, Nylon/Classical, Electric or Bass Guitar)
Working iPads (used or new, no cracked glass)
Guitar chord books
Notebooks and pen
Your donations are tax-deductible. Thank you!
As of 1/1/18, our legal name is Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services Inc., and our new EIN is 06-0653044. If you would like more information about IRIS, including our IRS form 990, audited financial reports and annual budget, please view our giveGreater profile here.