To arrange a delivery appointment for donations, please contact our development department by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 wash clothing before donating.
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)
Towels, washcloths and twin bed sheets (new and unused)
Pasta & Pasta Sauce
Canned vegetables, beans and fruit
All-purpose flour, sugars, artificial sweeteners
Mashed potato mix, canned potatoes
Mac & Cheese
Peanut butter, jelly/jam
Canned tuna & chicken
Pancake mix & syrup
Fruit, pudding, apple sauce cups
Granola bars, snack crackers, and other individually wrapped snacks
100% Juice boxes or pouches
Cake & muffin mixes, cake frosting, gelatin, pudding mix
Gift cards to places such as dollar stores, grocery stores, gas stations, etc. are used to help survivors with household needs.
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