In-kind donations are truly essential to the services we provide our clients. We have limited space to store clothing and household items. Please feel free to contact the shelter at 770-386-8093 to discuss items you may have.
Listed below are ongoing supplies needed. Items with an asterisk* are immediate needs.
- *diapers (newborn – size 6)
- *pull ups (all sizes)
- *baby wash/shampoo
- *children clothing sizes 3t-18 (boys and girls)
- *baby monitors
- sippy cups with lids
- *Cereal (fruit loops, Coco Puffs, etc.)
- *Canned fruit (pears, pineapple peaches and fruit cocktail)
- *Spaghetti O’s
- individually wrapped chips and raisins
- apple sauce
- fruit snacks
- *ramen noodles
- cream of wheat
- peanut butter/jelly
- bagged beans/rice
- seasoning/spices (all)
Food Freezer & Storage Bags:
- quart size bags
- gallon size bags
- sandwich bags
- *13-gallon garbage bags
- *30-gallon garbage bags
- *brooms/mops/dust pans
- *disinfecting spray/wipes
- dishwasher detergent
- *Bath towels
- *hair brushes
- *body wash
- *twin size mattress protectors/encasements
- *ethnic hair products
- hair color
- tampons (super)
- birthday cards/congratualations/get well
- gift cards for groceries and gas
Ways to Help Support Victims of Domestic Violence
Thank you for your support of Tranquility House Domestic Violence Center. We welcome any and all assistance to provide each and every victim of domestic violence and their children a different outcome.
- $500 – To assist with monthly client assistance- food or transportation
- $100 – One night stay in our shelter for a woman and her two children
- $75 – A therapy session to help a victim heal from an abusive relationship
- $50 – A Legal Advocate to help a victim with a Temporary Protective or stalking order
- $25 – Provide a meal for a woman or her child
- Contact your legislators on behalf of victims of domestic and their children to solicit better laws
- Host a Fundraiser on our behalf
- Host a drive (food or product)
- Provide in-kind donations
- Provide gift cards for groceries or gas cards
- Be a volunteer
Board members must have an interest in Tranquility House, a commitment to its goals, the ability to work as a team member, skills, and resources to contribute and willingness to devote time to committee assignments, Board meetings, and special events.
Board members are responsible to the Board Chair and Executive Committee. In governing, the Board will fulfill its legal responsibilities of:
- The Duty of Agreement that requires board members to be faithful to the mission of Tranquility House in its policies and actions.
- The Duty of Care that requires that in fulfillment of his/her duties, a Board member owes Tranquility House the care that an ordinarily prudent person would exercise in a like position and under similar circumstances.
- The Duty of Loyalty that requires Board members to always put the best interest of Tranquility House first when making decisions affecting the organization.
- New board members must be orientated on Tranquility House and the roles and responsibilities of board members before commitment to serve on the board.
- Board members must receive annual training that furthers their understanding of domestic violence.
- Adhere to conflict of interest and confidentiality policies.
- Attendance at six board meetings annually and representation at special functions.
Expectations of Individual Members:
- Be informed about the organization’s mission, services, policies, and programs.
- Review agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings.
- Serve on committees or task forces and offer to take on special assignments.
- Make a personal financial contribution to the organization.
- Serve as an ambassador of agency by informing others about Tranquility House and its mission.
- Recruit new board members who can make significant contributions to the work of the board and the organization.
- Ensure legal and ethical integrity including avoidance of any conflict of interest.
- Refrain from making special requests of the staff.
- Assist the board in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities, such as reviewing the organization’s annual financial statements.
- Terms are for three years with a maximum of two consecutive three-year terms,
- The Board of Directors meets bi-monthly for 1.5 hours.
- Committees usually meet quarterly or as needed.
- Attendance at the annual agency meeting
- Occasional special events such as fundraisers
Click the link below for application:
Please email the application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to make a difference in the lives of domestic violence victims in your community, you are in the right place. When you join our Volunteer Program, we’ll gratefully put your time and expertise to good use, and you’ll know you’ve made a positive impact in someone’s life.
Our Volunteer Program consists of individuals and groups from within the local community, focused on helping those impacted by domestic violence.
To sign up to become a volunteer, please fill out the form below. Use the Area of Interest field to indicate any particular area of support you are interested in, and also if you’d like to inquire about a One-Day Group Service Activity. Once we’ve received your form, our Volunteer Coordinator will reach out to you with next steps and further details.
Things to know about volunteering with us:
- You can work directly or indirectly with domestic violence victims.
- Both ongoing volunteer and One Day Group Service opportunities are available.
- You will need to complete a background check prior to having direct contact with our clients.
- We are open to volunteer project and service ideas – let us know what you have in mind.