Donations and Support

StreetWise is able to provide services and assistance to those in need due to generous donations from the community. StreetWise accepts monetary donations and donations of food, new or gently used clothing, household products and other items.

What Donations Accomplish


When you donate to StreetWise Georgia,
you are donating to families in need!

Every little bit helps! Donate today!

StreetWise distributes food, clothing and household items at the Lawrenceville facility every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, and two Tuesday evenings a month by appointment, and at our monthly Mobile Food Pantry. Last year, StreetWise was blessed to distribute over 980,000 lbs. of food to over 8,000 families. With help from the community, we hope to exceed this in 2015. Item donations are accepted at the Lawrenceville facility and twice a year at our Stuff the Bus events, held at a local businesses.

StreetWise also relies on donations to carry out numerous events for low-income communities. Specific items are needed for each event.


  • Canned tuna, chicken & ham
  • Canned fruits
  • Peanut butter & jelly
  • Bread (all types)
  • Bags of rice
  • Spaghetti noodles & other types of pasta
  • Pasta sauces
  • Macaroni & cheese
  • Hamburger or Tuna Helper

  • Dry beans
  • Breakfast cereal
  • Instant oatmeal (Envelopes)
  • Instant grits (Envelopes) 
  • Crackers
  • Snack items
  • Juice bottles and boxes
  • Ensure nutritional drinks
  • Flour, Sugar & Oil
  • Condiments
  • Baby Items

    • Baby food & formula
    • Cereal
    • Diapers & Pull-Ups (All Sizes)
    • Baby soap & shampoo
    • Baby bottles
    • Baby wipes (small packages)

    Clothing and Household Items:

    • New or gently used clothing & shoes
    • Shampoo
    • Conditioner
    • Bar soap
    • Lotion
    • Deodorant
    • Razors
    • Toothbrushes
    • Toothpaste
    • Toilet paper
    • Paper towels
    • Feminine products
    • Laundry soap

    Event Item Donations:

    • Christmas- toys (approximately $25 in value) for boys and girls, ages 0-14
    • Easter- small toys/games (approximately $5 in value), colored cellophane, individually wrapped candies (no peanut ingredients) & plastic eggs
    • Backpack Day- NEW backpacks & school supplies
    • Thanksgiving- turkeys, boxed dessert, canned green beans, sweet potatoes & marshmallows
    • Prom Starganza- new or gently used formal dresses, shoes & tuxedos

    Special request items:

    • High chairs
    • Mattresses
    • Fans
    • Heaters
    • Furniture*
    • Working window air conditioning units*

    * Please give advance notice before dropping off these items.