#GivingTuesday: Our South Jersey Giving Guide

’Tis the season for giving – but sometimes it’s hard to know what to donate where. Check out the wish lists from nonprofits serving the South Jersey community to see how your donation of goods and time can benefit those in need. Be sure to contact them for more information before you donate.


Burlington County

Oaks Integrated Care
During the Holiday Gift Giving Drive, donate unwrapped children’s gifts like games, art supplies and clothing, or sponsor a family struggling to make ends meet.
770 Woodlane Road, Mount Holly


Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter
Needs dog and cat food, toys, non-clumping kitty litter, training treats and paper towels.
35 Academy Drive, Burlington


Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice
Each donation of $25 provides two veterans being cared for by Samaritan a unique blanket designed to recognize their service.
5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton


Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton
From December 1-16 drop off unwrapped toys for local infants, toddlers and kids up to age 12. The organization also needs winter hats, scarves and gloves, as well as socks and slippers.
801 Burlinton Avenue, Delanco


Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
Needs cleaning products like trash bags, paper towels and bleach, as well as supplies for the animals like heating pad discs, berries, green vegetable baby food, bird food and puppy formula.
4 Sawmill Road, Medford


Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey
Until December 16, drop off toys and travel-size toiletries to benefit New Visions Homeless Day Shelter patrons and children within the organization’s social service programs.
3 Manhattan Drive, Burlington


YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties
Take a star with a child’s name from the Giving Tree and bring back your wrapped gift by Dec. 9.
59 Centerton Road, Mount Laurel



Camden County

Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation
Support teens with cancer by donating activities for cancer patients: athletic socks, lip balm, tic tacs, etc. You can also help by purchasing an item in the site’s shop or donating directly to “Alicia’s Vision.”
2465 Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees


Camden County Animal Shelter
In need of dry and canned cat and dog food, toilet paper, toys, treats, bleach and paper plates.
125 County House Road, Sewell


Cathedral Kitchen
Make take-home meals like sandwiches and fruit or individually packaged desserts; donations like paper towels, plastic forks, bottled water and juice boxes are also needed.
1514 Federal Street, Camden



Food Bank of South Jersey
Donate some of the bank’s most-needed items, like peanut butter, canned chicken, breakfast cereals, canned vegetables and canned soups, as well as holiday items such as stuffing mix, canned pie fillings and instant mashed potatoes.
1501 John Tipton Boulevard, Pennsauken


Ronald McDonald House
Needs snacks like juice boxes or pretzels, fruit, coffee and cereal, as well as household items like dishwasher detergent, hand soap, queen and twin fitted sheets, and crib sheets.
550 Mickle Boulevard, Camden


Help fill up the Christmas Promise Store shelves for struggling families by donating gifts for children and young adults ages 4 to 20, including gift cards to Target, toys, board games, art supplies, new clothing and sports equipment. You can also donate to the Emergency Family Fund, which supports critical needs (like food and water) and tuition for families experiencing economic hardship.
27 N. 36th Street, Camden


Gloucester County

The Arc of Gloucester County
Donate household items like work gloves, large area rugs and food processors, as well as computers, disposable cameras and card games.
1555 Gateway Boulevard, West Deptford


Family Promise of Gloucester County
Get together with your congregation and host a holiday dinner for families in need.
206 Ellis Street, Glassboro


People for People Foundation
Donate holiday wreaths and help place them at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery.


The Shore and Beyond

CASA of Atlantic and Cape May Counties
Help complete CASA Kid Kits by donating board games, puzzles, Frisbees, arts and crafts kits and gift cards.
321 Shore Road, Somers Point


American Heart Association
Raise money however you want by organizing a holiday FUNraiser in your community or volunteering at local AHA events
New Jersey Office
1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville


Atlantic City Rescue Mission
Needs food, clothing, towels, bed linens and personal-hygiene products.
2009 Bacharach Boulevard, Atlantic City


Jersey Cares
Receive a letter and wish list from children in need and respond with a gift from their list. You can also donate coats to the organization’s annual coat drive.


If you know of another South Jersey organization looking to make a difference in our community this season, please email the details to info@sjmagazine.net so we can add the information to this guide.

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