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Looking to donate new or gently used goods? Here's a list of the items we're always accepting.

Want to learn more? Reach out to schantellp@nwys for more info or to coordinate a drop-off.

Personal Care Items

  • Hand and foot warmers

  • Travel size + regular deodorant

  • Travel size + regular shampoo/conditioner/body wash,

  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste,

  • Menstrual hygiene products

  • Hairbrushes, hair products for textured & curly hair

Critical Supplies

  • Blankets

  • Tents

  • Tarps

  • Sleeping bags

  • Backpacks

  • Sleeping pads

  • Duffle bags

  • Flashlights and headlamps

  • Pillows, pillowcases and sheets

  • Comforters

Food Items

  • Pop-tab canned foods (preferably meal ready)

  • Non-perishable snacks

  • Gatorade and bottled Water 

Home Goods

  • Furniture (in good shape),

  • Dishes

  • Towels (all sizes),

  • One full sized bed/mattress and bedframe,

  • Twin and full sheets

  • TV

  • Rugs

  • Lamps,

  • Cleaning supplies

  • Mops, brooms, vacuums (working please!),

  • Working appliances (microwave/toaster/coffee pot)

  • Clothes hangers

  • Moving boxes and totes, cloth bags,

  • Metal/heavy-duty shelving for storing donations

  • Blankets

  • Detergent

  • Extension cords

  • Gift cards


  • Warm/waterproof jackets

  • Rain/ski pants, casual pants, long underwear/thermal

  • Sweatshirts/hoodies

  • Regular/sports bras

  • New socks, new underwear

  • Gender-affirming items (i.e. wigs, trans-tape, padding, new or gently used binders)

  • Warm, waterproof sneakers and boots

  • Hats/beanies, gloves

  • Warm non-fashion scarves

  • Plus sized item

  • Men's clothing

We do not accept unsealed food items or soiled, tattered, broken, or worn-out items.

Other ways to get involved include hosting a supply drive, making a monetary gift, or even volunteering.

Contact to learn more.

NWYS is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit, meaning that your donations are tax-deductible!

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