Nursery Room


* As we prepare for our big renovation in the next couple months and work to move everything out of storage,

we kindly ask that you hold all in-kind donations until further notice. Thank you! *


Fresh Start is currently in need of the following items to support our residents as well as our programs:


Baby Wash

Baby Shampoo

Diaper Rash Cream (Sudocrem & Live Clean brands are good - they need high zinc content)

Baby Nail Clippers

Baby Lotion

Baby Laundry Detergent 

Baby Wipes (we have lots of diapers but no wipes)
Baby Bottle Sets (Avent brand seems to be the favourite)

Replacement Bottle Nipples (fast flow & slow flow)


Baby Towels

Baby Face Cloths

Sleep Sacs

Baby Monitors (not the fancy video monitor ones)


Child/Toddler Table and Chairs

Water Table

Easel (double-sided)
Fisher Price Little People toys (cars, garages, people, animals, etc.)
Dolls that can be wiped down (multicultural is great!)
Wooden Peg Puzzles

Large Block Set
Variety of Balls
Small Bookshelf
Play Kitchen with Food and Dishes
Play Mop and Broom
Push Toys and Riding Toys
Wifi Speaker for Music


Construction Paper

Large Paper for Easel
Crayons (toddler size)
Non-toxic Washable Markers (Crayola is the best brand for this)
Blunt-edge Scissors
Play-Doh and accessory tools
Paint (non-toxic and washable)
Finger-painting Supplies (paper, paint brushes, sponges, non-toxic water based paints and brushes)


Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr & John Archambault
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
My Many Coloured Days  by Dr. Seuss
Are You My Mother by P.D. EASTMAN
I Was So Mad by Mercer Mayer
Love You Forever by Robert Munch
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?  By Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Baby Touch and Feel Animals
Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney


Floor Cleaner

Lysol Wipes

Paper Towel

Hand Sanitizer



Toilet Paper


We are currently not accepting any clothing or furniture donations. Please consider donating these items to Eastwood Baptist Church Clothing Drive, Violence Against Women Shelter or Second Stage Housing. Thank you!

Thank you in advance for purchasing these items and supporting the children and women that are living at Fresh Start.  We ask that all donations be in new or like-new condition and be washed prior to drop off.

At this time we are not able to take car seats or cribs. 

Please contact us before dropping off any physical donations to arrange a time and to make sure we are in need of the donation you are giving. Thank you!

For more information regarding donation drop-off please call 519-637-7775 or email