Donation Wish List

We count on the support of generous community supporters like you to donate new and gently used items listed below. Because we serve over 16,000 women, children and families each year, our need is great and continuous. Thank you so much for the many ways you show your support!

Consider downloading our YWCA Spokane Donation Wish Lists and sharing with friends and co-workers. To setup a clothing, hygiene, or necessity drive for the YWCA Spokane call 863-2882 or email

YWCA Spokane Donation Wish Lists

Women to Work Program:

  • New folders
  • Pens
  • Highlighters
  • Notepads
  • Calendars/planners/organizers
  • Resume paper
  • USB flash drives
  • Gently used or new portfolios
  • Thank you cards
  • Bus passes and gas cards


  • Art supplies
  • 7in x 10in mixed media art journals
  • Knitting/crochet supplies
  • Paint & art supplies
  • Yoga mats
  • Blankets
  • Couch pillows
  • Floor cushions
  • Sewing machine & supplies

Children’s Programs & Education:

  • 3 ring binders /2”
  • Backpacks
  • Colored markers bold/fine point
  • Colored pencils
  • Erasable blue and black pens
  • Folders 2 or 4 pocket
  • Highlighters
  • Ink pens- blue, black, red
  • Kleenex
  • Pencil sharpeners- self contained
  • Pink pearl erasers
  • Post-It Notes
  • Plastic pencil boxes
  • Rulers
  • Scissors- youth size and 5”
  • Sm. Pencil pouches
  • Sturdy Compass
  • Subject dividers 5 and 8 tab
  • Water colors- Crayola brand
  • USB Flash drives 512 MB, 2GB

Our Sister’s Closet – Clothing Boutique:

We are always looking for seasonally appropriate clothing in all sizes, but especially in sizes 0-6 and 14+.

We accept gently used or new:

  • Slacks, chinos, nice jeans
  •  Dresses, skirts, suits, blazers
  • Blouses, tanks, sweaters
  • Coats, jackets, scarves, gloves
  • Accessories (earrings, necklaces, belts, scarves, etc)
  • Handbags, wallets, make-up bags
  • Shoes and boots
  • Bras, pajamas, work-out clothing
  • Maternity clothing

We accept new:

  • Deodorant, mascara, lip gloss
  • Toothbrushes
  • Underwear and socks
  • Personal necessities (individually wrapped tampons and/or pads, toilet paper, cotton balls/swabs, etc)
  • Make-up, hair products/tools
  • Toiletries (toothpaste, shampoo, soap, lotions, perfume, denture supplies)

Confidential Safe Shelter:

  • New or gently used bedding (pillows must be new)
  • New or gently used socks, bras, sweats, sleepwear, coats, casual shoes, slippers
  • New paper products and school supplies
  • New cleaning supplies
  • Phone cards and gift cards for gas or groceries
  • Stamps
  • Journals for women and teen girls
  • Bus passes
  • Bath and beach towels
  • Hygiene items (tooth brush, toothpaste, deodorant, hair brushes, shampoo, conditioner, lotion)
  • Sunblock
  • New underwear for women, boys and girls in various sizes