Donate Items for Refugee Families

The Jewish community understands what it is like to leave one’s home and resettle in a foreign land. That historic experience fuels our desire to help refugees and immigrants make a successful transition to self-sufficiency.


Interested in donating items to our HIAS Program? Please call 207-772-1959 or email


Current needs: 

  • Brooms, dust pans, mops 
  • Buckets 
  • Garbage cans – tall, kitchen size 
  • Lamps – good working condition 
  • Cleaning supplies – glass cleaner, tile cleaner, paper towels 
  • Babyproofing – Outlet covers, cabinet latches 
  • Shower curtains and rings 
  • Rugs – all sizes, clean and in good condition 

Ongoing needs: 

  • Dressers 
  • Couches/sofas 
  • Kitchen/dining tables and chairs 
  • End tables 
  • Coffee tables 
  • Nightstands 

Always useful: 

Gift cards – these allow our clients to meet their needs, especially when they are still newly arrived.  Most useful are those for Walmart, Hannaford, Shaw’s, Amazon, and Goodwill. 

LR23-coffee table-Noyes
BR5 - Twin bed with complete frame; part of  a set with BR3 and matching night stqnd not shown