We provide suitcases to children entering the foster system.  

Included in each suitcase is a care bag filled with brand new basic (life) necessities such as clothing, toiletries, and toys. Suitcases are available for children all ages and both sexes.

All of the items donated to Love on Wheels are stored our facility located behind Little House Animal Hospital - 1109 Battlewood StFranklin, TN.  The items are organized based on age and sex, which helps us assemble care bags more efficiently. 

We are staffed to accept physical donations (items listed below).  Please call 615-791-9148 to schedule a time to bring any (new/never used) items!  We would love to add the items in the care bags and give you a tour of our beautiful facility! 

If you are interested in assisting us with various Love on Wheels service projects at our facility, please call check out our Volunteer page

NEW Essentials we include in each suitcase:

  • Band-aids
  • Body lotion
  • Comb
  • Deodorant
  • Diapers or Underwear
  • Flashlights & batteries
  • Feminine sanitary products
  • Hairbrush
  • Hair ties/barrettes 
  • Plush toy
  • School supplies
  • Shampoo
  • Snacks
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste

Items we also like to include, but are not "essential" :

  • Art supplies
  • Coloring books
  • Body wash
  • Blankets
  • Hair conditioner
  • Infant clothing (onsies)
  • Baby Wipes
  • Pacifiers
  • Toys
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Most Needed: Underwear & Socks

Two of our most needed donated items are (new) underwear and socks - ages infant through adult.  

Imagine how many sizes of underwear there are?  

Underwear Drives are a great way to get diapers and underwear into the suitcases for children! If each person donates a package of his or her own size, we get a wide variety of sizes!

Contact us if you are interested in helping us with an Underwear Drive!