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Branches Domestic Violence Shelter 
P.O. Box 403 
Huntington, WV 25708 

Email: info@branchesdvs.org

Phone: 304-529-2382

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Branches is thrilled to announce the opening of our second emergency shelter. This shelter is located in Putnam County and will provide desperately needed additional services for victims fleeing domestic violence. Today is the culmination of many years of hard work by Branches staff, the Putnam County Stop team, community members, and volunteers who shared our vision and provided crucial aid and resources. 

FREQUENTLY NEEDED ITEMS

  • Here is a list of victim and shelter supplies that we are always in need of throughout the year:

    • Bedding (twin and full size)

    • Bus Passes

    • Calling Cards

    • Cleaning supplies

    • Clock radios/ alarm clocks

    • Copy Paper

    • Cups (both disposable & plastic reusable)

    • Deodorant 

    • Dry-erase Markers

    • Feminine hygiene products 

    • Freezer storage bags

    • Garbage Bags

    • Gas, phone & food gift cards

    • Gift cards to chain stores (ie. Target, Kroger, and Wal-Mart)

    • Good quality pots and pans

    • Laundry detergent & dryer sheets

    • Legal Sized Pads

    • Lined Paper

    • Liquid dishwashing detergent

    • Luggage & backpacks

    • Manicure & Make-up kits

    • Nightgowns/Pajamas

    • Over the counter medications and first aid items 

    • Paper Towels

    • Pens/Highlighters

    • Pillows –regular sized bed pillows

    • Postage Stamps

    • Radio/CD Player

    • Razors 

    • Reusable Grocery Bags

    • Silverware 

    • Socks and underwear (New only, please) 

    • Storage Bins

    • Tissues

    • Toilet Paper

    • Toothbrushes & toothpaste 

    • Towels and washcloths 

    • Tupperware

    • Umbrellas 

    • Used Cell phones

 

All items must be new, unused and unwrapped.
NEW Clothing sizes small through 4x are needed.

If you have any questions concerning a donation please contact: 
Sara Blevins at blevins@branchesdvs.org or 304-529-2382