Operation Pretty Things would like to thank you for your support!!
Because of your generous giving, we are able to continue to LOVE and EMPOWER victims of domestic violence.

$25 a month

is needed to cover

the cost of all the gifts and

services for

ONE women for ONE year.  

These donations are essential to

our mission!  

Please become a

HOPE Sponsor



Ways to Give:


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Recurring Donations


Operation Pretty Things, Inc.
20 North 4th Street, Suite 310
Wilmington, NC 28401

The Black Box Initiative

Every year Operation Pretty Things collects cosmetics and beauty essential during our Pretty Things Drive!  Businesses all across our town take part in this wonderful opportunity by hosting one of our OPT Black Boxes and become official drop-box locations for donations!  If you would like to participate (and we hope that you do!), lets us know! 

Click here to contact us - in the subject line please specify "Black Box Initiative" - and receive your box as well as a mention on our partners page and social media!!  And thank you for your love and support!

The following is a list of the things we do and do not take for donations:



  • LIPS: lipstick, lip liner,  lip gloss, lip primer, lip balm
  • EYES: eye shadow, eye liner, eyebrow pencils, mascara, make-up remover, night creme
  • HANDS & FEET: nail polish, nail files (NOT METAL), hand cream, cuticle care, foot creme, pumice stones
  • FACE/CHEEKS: facial cleanser, facial moisturizer, blush, rouge, bronzer, makeup remover
  • BATH & BODY: body lotion, body wash, body spray, loofas, bath beads, bath salts, perfume, essential oils
  • HAIR: shampoo, conditioner, brushes/combs, hair spray, hair gel, mousse, etc

Please note:  ALL brushes, nail files, and cosmetic products must be in their original packaging.  No broken seals, please!


  • Used cosmetics, clothes, shoes, handbags, belts, scarves, jewelry, gloves, sharp objects, wallets, hats, candles, etc.  

Please bring all local clothing donations to Vintage Values or the the Help Hub at the Harrelson Center.

Please note: ALL DONATIONS ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE.  Contact us for more information.

All donations final/nonrefundable. Receipts for your donations upon request. Email us: operationprettythings@gmail.com

Operation Pretty Things, Inc. is a charitable non-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of North Carolina, filed/incorporated as a 501(c)(3) and has received IRS approval.