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Make a Donation to BHNV

Bethany House accepts donations of NEW items such as UNOPENED full-size toiletries and other new hygiene products, cleaning supplies, kitchen wares, blankets, and many other unused items. Please see below for our most updated immediate "Needs List." 

Cleaning Supplies
  • Household Cleaners
  • Bathroom Cleaners
  • Dish Soap
  • Dishwasher Detergent
  • Large Kitchen Trash Bags
Laundry
  • HE Detergent
  • Non-HE Detergent
  • Bleach
Paper Products
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Tissues/Napkins
Personal Care
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Bath Soap
  • Liquid Hand Soap
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Razors
  • Feminine Products
Baby Products
  • Diapers (Size 2 - 5)
  • Pull-Ups (Size 2T - 5T)
  • Baby Wipes
Other Items
  • Comforter Sets and Pillows
  • Pot + Pan Sets (new)
  • Mops/Brooms (new)

Domestic Violence Statistics 

1) 1 out of 4 women will experience abuse within her lifetime.

2) 1 in 3 teens who have been in a relationship experience the most serious forms of dating violence and abuse including sexual abuse, physical abuse, and threats of physical harm. 

3) A woman returns, on average, to her abuser up to 7 times before leaving for good. 

4) Only 20% of victims reporting an injury from intimate partner violence sought medical treatment following the injury. 

5) Intimate partner homicide accounted for 30% of the murders of women and 5% of the murders of men.

6) According to the Fairfax-Falls Church 2014 Point-In-Time Survey, 33% percent of homeless individuals within families were homeless due to domestic violence.  Additionally, 42% identified themselves as domestic violence victims or reported a prior history of domestic violence, up from 37% in 2013.  

7) In 2013, the Fairfax County Police Department responded to 11,138 domestic violence-related calls for service.

8) For 2011, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that Intimate Partner Violence constituted 2% of all violence against males and 36% of all violence against females in the United States.