To arrange a delivery appointment for donations, please contact our development department by email (email@example.com) or phone (845-452-7155, ext. 136). Donations are accepted by appointment only, Monday - Friday, during regular business hours. Donated items must be dropped off at our administrative office in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Please note: we DO NOT ACCEPT CLOTHING at Grace Smith House. Please see below for alternative organizations.
Clothing: New or gently used clothing can be donated to the following stores, where our residents can shop for free:
1) The Barn Thrift Shops, 845-473-1501
*The Barn has made some changes in the wake of COVID-19. Donations will ONLY be accepted at the Barn Again location, located at 853 Dutchess Turnpike (Rt. 44) in Poughkeepsie. Barn Again will only receive donations Wednesday thru Friday. noon - 4 p.m.
2) Ben & Gracie's Thrift Shop, 404 Manchester Rd. in Poughkeepsie; 845-454-0006
Clothing can also be donated to our community partner, the Dutchess County SPCA, to benefit the animals it serves. It's located at 636 Violet Ave. in Hyde Park; 845-452-7722
Here, at Grace Smith House, we have an in-house pantry for individuals/families.
Below are some items we are in need of.
Shampoo/conditioner (full-sized bottles)
Ethnic Hair Care
Diapers (size 4 )
Twin bed sheets (new and unused)
Pasta & Pasta Sauce
Canned vegetables, beans and fruit
All-purpose flour, all types of sugars, artificial sweeteners
Mashed potato mix, canned potatoes
Mac and Cheese
Hot and Cold Cereal
All Purpose Flour
Individually Wrapped Snacks (goldfish, granola bars, fruit snacks, ect.)
100% Juice boxes or pouches
Cake & muffin mixes, cake frosting, gelatin, pudding mix
Alternative Organizations: If you have a donation that we are not able to accept at this time, please consider one of the following agencies.
The Barn Thrift Shop, 845-635-9630
1416 Route 44, Pleasant Valley
Junior League Bargain Box, 845-471-3530
794 Main Street, Poughkeepsie
Dress For Success, Dutchess County 845- 452-5104
80 Cannon Street, Poughkeepsie
Beulah Baptist Church, 845-473-1662
92 Catharine St., Poughkeepsie
Hudson River Housing, 845-454-5176
313 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie
Dutchess Outreach, 845-454-3792
70 South Hamilton, Poughkeepsie
Salvation Army Thrift Store, 845-471-1730
570 Main St., Poughkeepsie
1488 Rte 9, Wappingers Falls
Children's Home of Poughkeepsie, 845-452-1420
Habitat For Humanity ReStore, 845-232-5036