How to Help


Thank you for your interest in helping the New River Family Shelter.
You can contribute through monetary donations, wish list donations, and volunteering. 

Donations should be made to the following and can be mailed to:

New River Family Shelter • PO Box 207 • Blacksburg, VA 24063

Online donations can be sent through PayPal at the link below:

We participate in Kroger Community

We participate in Amazon Smile

Wish List Items

We’re always collecting the following household items for our shelters. If you have items to donate, please deliver them to our head office at 110 Roanoke St. in Christiansburg, VA.


  • Bed Linens
  • Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Kitchen Supplies
  • Gift Cards
  • Personal Toiletry  Items
  • Laundry Cleaning Items


New River Family Shelter depends heavily on the efforts of volunteers. We have many manual labor projects at our multiple houses that you can assist with.

Contact Carol Johnson at 540.382.6188 for additional information about volunteer opportunities.