Need a Place to Take Your “I Give Up” Donations?



Note: This is not an exhaustive list. We encourage you to give to places in your own neighborhood or close to your own heart. If you don’t know where to take something, here are some options.

Howard County Food Bank
  • Location: 9385 Gerwig Lane, Suite J, Columbia, MD 21046
  • Donation Hours: Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • What to Bring: Nonperishable food, feminine hygiene products, diapers, size 4+
Family Survivor Network
  • Location: 1706 Laurens St., Baltimore MD  21217
  • Donation Hours: Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • What to Bring: Clothes for youth, casual/formal women’s clothing.
Grassroots Crisis Center
  • Location: Main location at 6700 Freetown Road in Columbia.
  • Donation Hours: Items can be dropped off any time
  • What to Bring: Their website has the listing
  • For any other types of items please contact the shelter office at 410-531-6006 or e-mail to
Home of Our Own (HOOO) Howard

Those wishing to support Home of Our Own’s mission can donate money, furniture, and household items.

  • Living Room Items: Couch, Love Seat/Chairs, Coffee Tables, End Tables, Floor Lamps, Table Lamps, Flat Screen Televisions, TV Stands
  • Bedroom Items: Dressers, Night Tables, Beds • Queen• Full• Twin in Very Good Condition, Bunk Beds, Sheets, Blankets, Pillows, Hangers, Alarm Clocks
  • Kitchen Items: Dining Tables & Chairs, Microwaves, Sponges, Potholders, Measuring Cups & Spoons, Cooking Utensils, Flatware, Food Storage Containers/Bags, Can Openers, Cutting Boards, Dishes, Pots & Pans, Glasses & Mugs, Cookie Sheets, Serving Bowls/ Platters, Toasters, Coffeemakers, Crock Pots, Colanders, Trash Cans
  • Bathroom Items: Hand & Bath Towels, Wash Cloths, Shower Curtain &Liners, Rugs, Toothbrush Holders, Trash Cans, Toilet Brushes
  • Other Items: Laundry Baskets, Hampers, Vacuum Cleaners
  • To make a tax-deductible donation of furniture or household items, email a description and photos to
For Furniture, Clothing or Other Items:
Donation Jar

Bring “donation jar” with your change/$ to Glen Mar on Easter for a blessing and to give to Grassroots!

Thank you for helping to observe a holy and meaningful Lent—we are blessed to be a blessing!


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