Ensuring children in Central Virginia have essentials from birth to improve outcomes for life.

Little Hands Virginia is the only organization in Central Virginia solely dedicated to providing essentials to economically disadvantaged young children in the first years of their lives.

1 in 3 children

are economically disadvantaged in the Greater Richmond region

Almost 40% of children

in the city of Richmond live below poverty thresholds

In 2022, we served over 1,700 children in Central Virginia


one-month supplies of diapers (over 150,000 diapers)


bundles of clothes


baby bottles


bottles of soap


pack n plays

Each item we provide children and families serves a purpose – whether to provide comfort, support development, encourage early literacy, or promote safety.

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Donate Items

Get details on the items we accept and where to donate.


Join our army of over 200 volunteers!

Host a Drive

Help collect the items. We need to restock shelves.

Our Blog

Formula Drive

We need your help to stock up on formula. When you are out running errands - whether at the grocery store, a big box store, or the pharmacy - please check the formula aisle for the following formulas, and grab a can for us if they have it in stock: Similac* Similac...

Coat Drive

As the weather turns cold, help us stock up on warm clothes in sizes 12 month to 5T! We are in need of coats, jackets, sweaters, fleeces, warm hats, and mittens. These items can be dropped off at the Little Hands office during our regular donation hours. We also have...

Pull Up with Pull-Ups

Help Little Hands Virginia celebrate our 2nd birthday and re-stock an item we need most - pull-ups (and wipes)! On Saturday, June 12th from 10:00am until Noon, pull up your car in front of our office with a box of pull-ups (or case of wipes) and receive a FREE sno...