The Home Connection
Essential Needs Baskets

Thank you for supporting the families of The Home Connection this holiday season! 
Please purchase all items below and place them in a laundry basket, unwrapped and drop them off by 
Friday, December 2nd.

If you are planning on purchasing items, please click the button below to fill out a short form so we can ensure every family in The Home Connection receives a basket. 


Gift Card(s) totaling $50:

Walmart, Target, Hy-Vee, Fareway, or a combination of a gas card (Kum & Go, Casey’s, etc.) and a store card.


In addition to the other items, please select at least ONE item below to provide for the family:


  • Towel Sets (Bath & face towels, 4 each)

  • Set of 4 pillows

  • Pots & Pans Set

  • Dish Set

  • Toilet bowl cleaner & brush

  • Glass cleaner

  • All-purpose spray cleaner

  • Laundry Detergent

  • Dryer Sheets

  • Multi-purpose surface cleaner

  • Disinfectant spray

  • Paper towels

  • Toilet Paper

  • Hand soap

  • Dish soap

  • Disinfectant wipes

All items are also on our Amazon Wish List, if you prefer to shop that way: 

Additional items can be purchased from our holiday wish list, if you would like to give extra.

Donation delivery – When you are ready to drop things off at the shelter (3001 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312), please call us at 515-243-7456 before bringing the donations. Once we know you are on your way, we will meet you at the back door unloading area by our Administrative Office. Please drop off the donations by Friday, December 2nd.

Please contact Melanie Wright if you have any questions. 
Office Phone 515-244-9748 | Cell 515-371-2958 | Email