Our Wishlist

Clothing & Accessories
We ask that clothing and linens be laundered, folded, and in good condition:

  • Socks- new only
  • Underwear/bras- new only
  • Rain slickers/ponchos
  • Gloves
  • Tote bags & rolling luggage
  • Sleeping bags

Household Items
We ask that cleaning supplies are unopened.

  • Sheets and comforters for twin/full sized beds
  • Cleaning supplies – new only
  • Pots and pans
  • Utensils
  • Small appliances
  • Welcome home care packages(For more information on assembling Welcome Home Kits please contact Volunteer@DowntownWomensCenter.org)

Medical & Personal Hygiene
We ask that toiletries are unopened.

  • Adult diapers
  • Travel sized toiletries

*Please note, we are not in need of tampon donations at this time*
For more information on assembling toiletry kits please e-mail Volunteer@DowntownWomensCenter.org

Birthday Gifts
We celebrate every resident’s birthday with a gift! Example gifts: bathrobe, personal stereo, clock radio, gift cards to local businesses (Rite Aid, Starbucks, Subway, Ralphs), jewelry/jewelry boxes, streamers or other birthday decorations.

Educational & Art Materials

Office Supplies & Equipment

Activities & Cultural Events
Event outings provide a special treat and an opportunity to build community and reduce isolation among the women of DWC. Groups can range from 6-50 women. Example events: tickets to the movies, theatre, or concerts, restaurant gift certificates, tickets to sporting events, museum passes, and organized events for small groups (e.g. bowling, ice skating).

**Unfortunately we cannot accept the following items: mattresses, large analog television sets, old computer monitors, large furniture, baby clothes, children’s clothes, cribs, strollers, toys (baby items) , soiled or broken items.

**Due to health and safety risks, all food donations must be coordinated with our Kitchen Manager prior to delivery.

**Due to capacity issues, we do not receive donations on Thanksgiving day or Christmas day.

Questions? Contact us here.