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2021 Spring Campaign: Basic Needs Drive for Boys Town Families

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Choose to Give Back this Lenten season! Instead of giving up something, renew your commitment to our New Orleans community by gifting basic items you may take for granted, but could greatly improve the quality of life for dozens of children and families in Boys Town Louisiana's care.

The items below have been identified by our Program Directors as items of greatest need that can help our clients immediately.

Boys Town Louisiana is currently seeking the following in-kind for our families:

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Spring Cleaning Basket

Items Needed:

  • Laundry detergent
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Bleach
  • Dish soap
  • Sponges
  • Paper towels

Click here to purchase directly from our Target Wishlist. All items will safely and efficiently be delivered to our staff.

Quantity Needed: 30 families​

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Baby Baskets

Items Needed:

  • Bottles and replacement tops
  • Baby clothes in sizes newborn - 3T
  • Car seats
  • Similac Advance Formula
  • Baby wipes
  • Diapers in sizes 3,4,5,6
  • Pullups in sizes 2t-3t, 3t-4t, 4t-5t and X large (35 lbs+)

*Do you have a car seat in good condition? We may be able to accept hand-m​e-downs. Please contact to inquire.

Click here to purchase directly from our Amazon wishlist. All items will safely and efficiently be delivered to our staff.

Quantity Needed: 2​5 families

​​ Baby BasketsSpring Cleaning Baskets​​


I have something that may be of use! Can I drop it off at the office?

Boys Town Louisiana does not accept walk-in donations.  Please contact  so we can assess your donation against our program needs and arrange delivery to our office. Due to limited resources, we are unable to pick up donations. To respect the confidentiality of our clients, we are unable to arrange for you to deliver donations to them directly. 

Do you accept used items?

Generally, Boys Town Louisiana only accepts new/unused donated items. Any exceptions will be noted on the lists above. Should you have a specific item that you think may be of use, please contact

Is my in-kind donation tax-deductible?

All donors will receive a tax receipt for their donation after items are donated. Per IRS standards, donors must declare a value of the donation (Boys Town Louisiana will not provide you with a declared value).

I purchased items to donate on Amazon, but didn't receive tax receipt/acknowledgement from Boys Town. What do I do?

Occasionally, some items from Amazon are delivered without names and/or contact information. Please contact to ensure that we have your contact information and gift record accurately recorded.

For additional questions or ideas (including group volunteer opportunities), please contact Julia at​