Linens of Love, Inc.

A Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization | New Haven, CT

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Connex Credit Union Donation

Thank you SO much to Connex Credit Union for collecting over 500 items, including towels, toiletries, and linens, for Linens of Love. They also donated $1,000. This was the best Christmas gift as these donations will surely make a difference in many people’s lives this winter season. Thank you & Happy Holidays!!!!

L.O.L. Board Members Make Deliveries!

This week, some of Linens of Love’s own board members packed up and made deliveries to several community organizations. We are so thankful for how invested our board members are in our mission. This was a great way to kick off the holiday season and to remind us it’s all about giving!

Patricia Debarbieri (board member)helps load a car with donated items from a collection drive held in Madison, CT!

Jim Kottage (board member) packs up sheets at Abbate Insurance’s drop-off location and loads them into his car to make deliveries.

Linens of Love Executive Director, Kathy Marinaccio, delivering sheet sets to the Life Haven Women’s Shelter in New Haven, CT.

Jim Kottage making deliveries of 75 bed bug mattress covers and pillowcase covers to the Emergency Shelter Management Services on Grand Ave. in New Haven, CT!

Jim Kottage and Kathy Marinaccio with Columbus House Volunteer Coordinator Sheree DiMario. Linens of Love donated new sheets for the Recovery Shelter in New Haven, CT and new pillows for the Emergency Shelter in Wallingford, CT.

Linens of Love was so excited to make its first drop off to Animal Haven in North Haven. When L.O.L. receives donations that are too worn, we donate them to Animal Haven so we can help our furry homeless friends too!!

Abbate Staff Helps Out with Linens of Love

We want to send a big thank you to all of the Abbate Insurance Agency staff that recently helped sort, organize, and send out handmade blankets to Columbus House and the New Reach Women & Children’s Shelters. These blankets were very much appreciated by all of those who received them! Thank you to those who donated, as always- your donations give these individuals in the homeless community a little extra love this holiday season!

Pictured from left to right: L.O.L Volunteer- Maria Kennedy, Abbate Insurance Associates- Valerie Baggot, Michele Underwood, Alexis Gerzabek, Les Anthony, and John Kennedy.

Columbus House Drop-off

This week, we were happy to bring a donation of 75 new sheet sets to Columbus House for them to use at their overflow shelter. We also supplied handmade lap blankets for Columbus House’s Medical Respite Program. It is always so fulfilling making these deliveries and we are excited to share more in the upcoming weeks!

Kathy Marinaccio (Director of Linens of Love) and Sheree DiMario (Volunteer Coordinator) pose with the 75 new sheet sets and lap blankets that were donated to Columbus House!

Alexis Gerzabek (Volunteer & Abbate Insurance Employee) helps deliver new sheet sets at blankets to the Columbus House!

Vovo Organics | Our Second Drop Off Location

We’re proud to announce that we have a second drop off location. Vovo Organics is a bath and beauty boutique located right here in the heart of New Haven, CT on 28 Orange Street. Once its owner, Cristina Ayres, heard about the work we do, she knew it was the right fit for her.
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The Journey of Your Donations at Linens of Love

At Linens of Love, no matter the type or size of donation, we are ever grateful to each of our donors. With many organizations, once you have donated, it is hard to say if your donated goods truly went anywhere beyond the warehouse or storage room. When you donate to Linens of Love, your donations are given to shelters and individuals in need within a 2-3 weeks of arrival at our drop-off location. Continue Reading