The House has been changing children's lives since 1872.

During the holidays, The House invites the community to sponsor or donate new toys for the children. For more information, click here or email Jerry Plows.
If you prefer to give a gift card, please click the GIFT CARD image below! Please consider a $25 Walmart gift card as a holiday gift for the 240 children in our Foster Care Program. Our goal is to give one to each child!

Please ship Wish List items to:
The House of the Good Shepherd
Attn: Jerry Plows
17 Herkimer Road
Utica, NY 13502

In-kind Giving means donating new items for children and families in need.

Our Wish List:

  • Arts & Craft Supplies
  • Baby and Infant Products (diapers, body wash, onesies, etc.)
  • Board Games
  • Disposable Cameras
  • Families in Need Items (towels, dishes, pots & pans, sheets, and small appliances)
  • Magazine Subscriptions (appropriate children's magazines)
  • Movie Passes
  • Recreation Supplies
  • Quilt Supplies
  • School Supplies - Visit our AMAZON WISH LIST
  • Foster Care AMAZON WISH LIST

Limited staffing and space typically exclude the acceptance of used items. Before considering an in-kind gift, please call 315.235.7770.