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Get Involved

Here's how you can help.


Make a monetary donation to Good Shepherd NOVA. Your donation helps fund our programs and shelters.

Shop Our Stores

Shop at any Good Shepherd NOVA store and know that the profits from your purchase go back to the community in need.

Donate Items

You can donate items to our stores or for our shelters! We also accept vehicle, boat, and RV donations.

Give Your Time

Use your talents to benefit the mission of Good Shepherd. Whether you work at our donation sites, or mentor a family, your time is valuable!

Acceptable Items

Acceptable Items

Our Stores Accept...

  • Clothing

  • Linens

  • Shoes

  • Accessories

  • Household Items

  • Electronics

  • Sports Equipment

  • Toys

  • Picture Frames

  • Books/CDs

  • Luggage

  • Jewelry

  • Furniture

Our Stores Do Not Accept...

  • Furniture that is stained, ripped, torn, threadbare, worn out, odoriferous, or covered in animal hair

  • Mattresses and Box Springs (new factory sealed items will be handled on a case-by-case basis)

  • Car seats, crib bumpers, cribs or pack n’ plays, high chairs, strollers, or any other items meant to support the weight of a child

  • Electronics without power cord or that have damaged power cords

  • Tube or non-flat screen televisions

  • Helmets older than 7 years or those with dry rotted padding

  • Dirty, soiled, broken, rusty, mildewed, or moldy items

  • Anything wet

  • Swimming pools

  • Alcohol and alcoholic beverages

  • Any hazardous materials – including paints, cleaning fluids, fuels, propane, propane tanks, or equipment containing fuels

  • Auto parts such as batteries, car rims, and tires

  • Large appliances – please call because we may have a need in one of our shelters

  • Weapons of any sort – this includes knives, ammunition, and guns

  • Large metal office desks

  • Window blinds that are not new and in packaging

  • Wire hangers

  • Carpeting

  • Rugs that are stained, ripped, torn, threadbare, worn out, odoriferous, or covered in animal hair

  • Copying machines or old printers

  • Waterbeds

  • Ceiling fans or anything needing to be hard wired for installation

  • Older, non-flat screen computer monitors

  • Humidifiers or dehumidifiers

  • Encyclopedias

Our Shelters Need...

Gift Cards:

  • Gas Cards (Sheetz, Exxon, Shell)

  • Grocery Cards (Giant, HT, Wegmans)

  • Target & Walmart

Household Items:

  • Small Trashcans

  • Trash bags – all sizes

  • Brooms/Dustpans/Mops

  • Laundry Detergent – Regular & Dye Free

  • Dryer Sheets

  • Paper Towels

  • Toilet Paper

  • Floor Cleaner

  • Bathroom Cleaner

  • Multi-surface Cleaner

  • Dish Soap (Dawn)

  • Sponges

  • Dish Scrubbers

  • Clorox Wipes

  • Plastic Cutlery

  • Kleenex

Personal Care Products:

  • Body Wash

  • Body Lotion

  • Sunscreen (Adult & Children)

  • Shampoo/Conditioner

  • Black Hair Care Products

  • Deodorant

  • Full Size Toothpaste

  • Feminine Products

  • Adult Diapers

  • Band-aids

  • Cold Medicine

  • Tylenol/Advil

  • Neosporin

  • Hairbrushes

  • New towels and wash clothes

  • Bug Spray

  • Razors

  • Shaving Cream

Baby Items:

  • Pullups – all sizes

  • Diapers – all sizes BUT MOSTLY Size 1 and 2

  • Wipes

  • Diaper Rash Ointment

  • Bibs

  • Onesies

Personal Growth Items:

  • Journals

  • Expanding File Folders

  • Day-Timer/Personal Calendar

  • Colored Note Cards

  • Pens (Fun & Colorful)


Donate to Good Shepherd's Mission

Give Online

Click here to make a quick and easy online donation. All major credit cards accepted.


Mail your check made payable to Good Shepherd to 20684 Ashburn Road, Ashburn, VA 20147.

Paypal or Venmo

Click here to utilize PayPal. To donate via Venmo, please click here.

In-store Donations

The funds raised through the sale of your donated goods, or your purchase at one of our retail outlets, directly benefits our participants via programming and support resources. It’s shopping for a cause at its best.

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