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We appreciate donations of food and personal hygiene products for our residents, and items to help run and maintain Cross Roads House.
Holiday Giving Opportunities

During the holiday season, Cross Roads House presents each adult resident with a gift bag (families are sponsored separately). Please help us fill these gift bags by donating items from our Holiday Wish List below.

NEW THIS YEAR: You can shop our wish list without leaving your home! Check out our Amazon wish list at Order items online and have your donation shipped directly to the shelter. Increase your impact by going to and choosing Cross Roads House as your charity of choice!

Holiday Wish List Amazon Wish List

Unwrapped gifts can be dropped off or mailed to Cross Roads House, 600 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801 by Friday, December 14th. Questions? Contact Jessica Parker at 603-436-2218 ext. 112 or


General Wish List

Bedding & Linens (new or gently used): twin sheets, twin blankets, pillows, pillow cases, bath towels

Personal Hygiene Products: baby wipes, diapers and pull-ups, disposable razors, feminine hygiene products, hand sanitizer, toothbrushes, toothpaste, travel size shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shaving cream

Food & Beverage: baking mixes (cookies, cake, brownies, etc.), bread crumbs, canned soups, stews and pastas, cereal, coffee, cookies, crackers, dairy items (milk, eggs, etc.), flour, fresh fruits and vegetables, juice and juice boxes, lunch box snacks, meat (beef, chicken, fish, etc.), non-dairy creamer, powdered drink mixes, sugar

Clothing: new socks (men’s and women’s), new underwear (men’s and women’s)

Gift Cards: gas stations, Walmart, Rite Aid

Miscellaneous: batteries, bike helmets (adult and child), bike locks, expandable file folders, reading glasses

Items can also be purchased from our Amazon Wish List and delivered directly to the shelter.

Donations can be dropped off at any time at Cross Roads House, 600 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth.

*Please note, we do not accept used clothing donations. Other sources of clothing are available for our residents. When donating food items, please be conscious of expiration dates even on “non-perishable” items.

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