In-Kind Donations

When a family doesn’t have enough food – the most basic human need – stability in other areas is impossible. Homeless Intervention Services of Orange County is in need of these items for all our programs! If you can donate any of these items, please call LeAnne at: (714) 993-5774 x1003 or Shop our registry lists directly at Target or Walmart. We appreciate and thank you for your kindness and generosity in donating to HIS-OC.

Host a Drive

Grab your friends, family or co-workers to host a food or hygiene kit drive! If you have any questions about hosting a drive, please send a message to Lisa Scarsi, Development Manager,

Charity’s Closet Donations

Your new or gently used clothing, household items, toys, and small furniture pieces may be taken to our thrift shop, Charity’s Closet at 134 N. Bradford Ave. Placentia. Through this all-volunteer shop, the proceeds from the sale of these items go directly back to the shelter to support clients and shelter programs.

Cleaning Supplies

  • Bleach
  • Cascade Tablets
  • Comet (powder cleanser)
  • Furniture Polish, Pledge
  • 409 Cleaner
  • Toilet Bowl Cleaner
  • Vinegar (gallon)
  • Windex
  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Disposable Gloves (fits all or med.)

Bus Passes

  • 1 Day/30 Day Bus Pass
  • OCTA –

Gift Cards

  • Walmart Gift Cards
  • Gas Cards
  • Uber/Lyft Gift Card
  • Target Gift Cards
  • Home Depot Gift Cards

Household Goods

  • Air Freshener Spray
  • Paper Towels (case)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Trash Bags (13-gallon white)
  • Trash Bags (33-gallon black)
  • Ziploc Bags (Sandwich & Gallon)
  • Liquid Laundry Soap (HE)

Baby Supplies

  • Baby Wipes
  • Size 6 Diapers

Personal Hygiene

  • Bar Soaps
  • Shaving Cream
  • Razors
  • Wet Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer

Home Office

  • Batteries (AA/AAA)
  • Copy Paper
  • Stamps


  • Kitchen/Dish Soap
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Scott yellow sponges w/ scrubber
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Pots and Pans

Personal Hygiene

  • Bar Soaps
  • Shaving Cream
  • Razors
  • Wet Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer


  • Full & Twin Sheet Sets
  • Full & Twin Mattress
  • Covers
  • Full & Twin Quilts & Comforters
  • Pillows
  • Laundry Hampers
Many of the items on this list can also be found on our registries at: