We love working closely with our donors to identify donation opportunities that are a perfect match for you, your interests, and your availability! We welcome your new and exciting ideas and we are excited to help create a special and meaningful way for you or your group to make a difference in the lives of the at-risk babies, children and families we serve.
Formula for Hope Baby Bottle Drive
Your spare change could mean the world to a baby in need. Just fill a CHSofNJ baby bottle with spare coins, extra cash, or even checks as an individual or as part of a larger group. Your donations will help provide cribs, bottles, diapers, clothing, medical equipment, pediatric care, and birth parent counseling services for the at-risk babies we serve. Your support will help a child have the best possible foundation for a happy, healthy future!
Back to School Drive
School supplies Small, medium, and large size backpacks, Pens, markers, highlighters, crayons, pencils & erasers, Notebooks/composition books, Loose-leaf paper & binders . If you are able to squeeze in a little something extra-special, here are some fun ideas…
Ages 1 to 4 years (toddler & pre-school) • Crayons, colored pencils, writing utencils Coloring books and construction paper • Paint and paint accessories • Stickers • Bubbles • Books (reading level 1)
Ages 5 to 8 years • Crayons, colored pencils, marker, writing utencils • Child proof scissors and construction paper • Stickers • Stuffed animal • Books (reading level 2 & 3)
Ages 9 to 12 years • Calculator Writing utenciles (#2 pencils, highlighters and pens) • Book covers/book jackets • Journal or blank book for writing/drawing • Sticky notes • Nail polish/hair accessories, & dental care Ages 13 to 17 years (high school) • Calculator • Writing utenciles (#2 pencils, highlighters and pens) • Writing journal or organizer/planner • Health and beauty aids – hair products, deodorant, makeup, perfume, dental care, skin & nail care items
Newborn Essentials Drive
We always have a need for infant essentials like diapers (all sizes), wipes, baby wash and lotion, grooming kits, etc. Please remember that many of our babies are considered medically fragile, so we are unable to accept opened or gently used items on their behalf.
We have a constant need for seasonally-appropriate clothing for many of our clients, from birth through adulthood. Please remember that many of our clients are considered medically fragile, so we are unable to accept opened or gently used items on their behalf.
Thanksgiving Food Drive
Help make Thanksgiving dinner special for a family in need. We accept Thanksgiving food donations during the month of November to share with the at-risk children and families we serve.
Holiday Toy Drive
During ♫♪ The Most Wonderful Time of the Year ♪♫ we collect holiday gifts for our children, and we would love to partner with you to give the at-risk children of our community an extra special holiday this year!