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Holiday Needs List

Thank you for your interest in providing for the kids at The Relatives this holiday season. We serve a range of youth and young adults from ages 7 to 24 and some who also have babies of their own. We have created the following list based on feedback from staff and clients.

You can directly shop for items from our holiday needs list through our Amazon wishlist by clicking the image below:


  • Men’s & women’s underwear, men’s white t-shirts – all sizes from small to XXL
  • Coats, hoodies, and sweatpants – sizes S-XXL for teens and adults
  • Umbrellas and rain ponchos
  • Earbuds and headphones
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Wallets
  • Watches
  • Phone chargers and cases – all brands
  • Household items – queen size bedsheet sets, towels and washcloths, cookware, dishware
  • Vanity gift sets for females and males – for example, men’s grooming set or women’s gift sets of makeup, skincare, haircare, soap, or nail products
  • Backpacks and duffle bags
  • Blankets and sleeping bags
  • Shoes – variety of sizes
  • Hand and foot warmers
  • Gift cards to Walmart, Target, food places, and gas stations
  • CATS bus passes
  • Prepaid phone gift cards for minutes
  • Baby supplies – diapers, wipes, clothes, coats, bottles, pacifiers

If you have any questions about the above items or would like more information about how to donate the items, please contact Christina Nunez, Volunteer Engagement Officer, at 704.501.8258 or at


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