In Kind Donations

We house over 40 residents at YWCA Bellingham! As such, we are always in need of the following:

For Housing Programs:

  • Women’s shampoo and conditioner
  • Incontinence products (such as Poise pads and adult diapers)
  • New underwear (especially sizes M, L, XL, and XXL; preferably briefs, hipsters, bikinis, boy shorts)
  • Socks
  • Bras (especially B-D cups)
  • Women’s deodorant
  • Women’s disposable razors
  • New hair brushes
  • Dental floss
  • Mouthwash
  • Body wash
  • Body lotion
  • Laundry detergent: preferably All brand Free-Clear pods
  • Dish soap
  • Water bottles/canteens
  • Twin sized sheets, blankets, quilts and comforters: new or gently used and laundered
  • New bed pillows
  • Bath towels and washcloths: new or gently used and laundered
  • Coffee pots for drip coffee
  • Coffee filters
  • Tall-standing dressers with drawers and small nightstands: do not need to match; lightweight & easy to move; in good condition
  • Reusable bags
  • Nitrile gloves: size M

Food

*Must be brand new, un-opened, non-expired

  • Non-perishable canned/dry food (especially fruit cocktail, tuna, ravioli, chili)
  • Bread
  • Fresh/bagged produce (especially spinach, salad kits, oranges, avocadoes, potatoes, onions, grapes)
  • Frozen meats (especially chicken breasts, ground beef, pork)
  • Cereal
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and creamer (including Keurig cups)
  • Soup (especially chicken or beef broth, beef stew, and chicken noodle)
  • Milk
  • Butter
  • Eggs
  • Olive oil

For Office

  • Printer paper: white, 8-1/2 x 11 (eco-friendly works well–100% recycled)
  • Legal Pads, 8-1/2 x 11
  • Postage Stamps
  • Staples
  • Sticky notes
  • Rubber bands
  • First aid kit
  • Paint rollers: 9 in. by 3/8 in.
  • Paint trays and liners
  • Painter’s tape
  • Packing tape
  • Scotch tape (green box, Magic variety)
  • Coffee cups: preferably compostable/eco-friendly
  • Small Ziploc bags (or comparable brand)