You Can Help.


The House of Ruth, Inc. is a community effort dependent upon your donations. Your support is needed in any capacity that you feel would best serve the victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. We need volunteers to: provide transportation, provide child care, assist with donations, provide advocacy to clients, do light maintenance and repairs or yard work.


Donations of food, clothing, household items, toiletries, money, etc. are greatly appreciated. If you would like to volunteer or make a donation, please call the Administrative Office of The House of Ruth during business hours 8am-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (334) 793-5214 or email us at

Shelter Needs:


  • Sleepware for adults & children

  • Socks for adults & children

  • Lamps & Pictures

  • Cookware & Cooking Utensils

  • Plastic Food Storage Containers

  • Flatware

  • Unbreakable Dinnerware Sets (plates, bowls, glasses, mugs, etc.)

  • Bed Sheets (twin size, white)

  • Bedspreads (twin, white, washable)

  • Towels & Wash Cloths (white)

  • Kitchen Linens

  • Pillows

  • Baby Bath Tubs

  • Disposable Diapers

  • Video Game Systems & Games

  • African-American Hair Products

  • Feminine Hygiene Products

  • Cosmetics (foundation, eye liner, lipstick, mascara, etc.)

  • Money designated for prescriptions

  • Laundry Detergent

  • Cleaning Supplies

  • Paper products

  • Food

  • Walmart gift certificates in small denominations


Larger Needs:


  • Mini Van for Transporting Clients

  • Twin bed mattresses

  • Living Room furniture

  • Chests, Dressers & Nightstands

  • Dining Room Tables

  • Dining Room Chairs

  • Freezer

  • Commercial 6-burner stove

  • Washer

  • Dryer

  • Permanent wall lockers with keys

  • Picnic Table

  • Swing Set, Outside Play Equipment