General Donations

In-kind donations are vital. Your generosity will help to satisfy the day-to-day needs families who live at The Drake House Apartments and The Drake House Village. In addition to larger offerings like gift cards, food, furniture, and automobile donations, we always welcome pantry items.

Gift Cards

Gift cards allow flexibility to address needs as they arise. We accept the following gift cards:

  • Kroger Gift Cards allow the pantry team to purchase fresh food such as eggs, cheese, milk, butter, and meats to augment the canned and dry items.
  • Gas cards help moms get to and from daycare and work.
  • Walmart, Amazon, Dollar Tree, Trader Joe's, Home Depot, Office Max/Depot help meet unexpected needs of resident families and maintain our facilities.

Food & General Items

Please bring food and general needs donations to The Drake Center. We regularly update our weekly needs here.

  • Drop off donations Tuesday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Join our Facebook group to receive updates on items we need.
  • 10500 Clara Drive, Roswell, GA 30075. 
  • Questions: Contact Cheri Huntington, or 770-587-4712 x305.


Due to our limited storage, we refer furniture donations to the following partners:

Movers and Shakers  Movers and Shakers is a designated charity partner through which our graduates are eligible for generously donated furniture at no charge.  Our families are able to use their services after completing our program and moving to stable housing.

The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta  The Furniture Bank’s mission is to recycle gently-used furniture by collecting it from the community and giving it to individuals and families moving out of homelessness and fleeing domestic violence, as well as countless others struggling to make ends meet. For more information, visit our site, email us, or call the donations line at 404-355-8530 X 222.


The Drake House accepts donations of cars that are in good, working condition. Your donation of a car is tax-deductible and will help a mother get to work and take her child to daycare. For more information, please email Christy Merritt or call 770-587-4712 x 303.

In addition to these one-time or occasional in-kind giving opportunities, you can support ongoing day-to-day needs with food and sustenance donations.

Click here to see a regularly updated list of weekly needs at The Drake House.