donate - provide material donations

Beyond making a financial donation, you can make a big impact by donating one or more of the items listed here—helping us continue to meet the critical needs of the women and families we serve each day.

how to give

Contact Krista Faist to arrange a drop-off time:

Krista Faist
Donations Coordinator
YWCA Family Center
614.253.3910 X3934
kfaist@ywcacolumbus.org

For health reasons, all items must be new and unopened.

family center


infant care items

  • Baby Lotion
  • Baby Oil
  • Baby Food
  • Baby Formula
  • Baby Wash
  • Baby Wipes
  • Bottles
  • Diaper Rash Ointment
  • Diapers (sizes 4, 5, and 6)
  • Pedialyte
  • Pull-Ups
  • Sippy Cups
  • Pacifiers

hygiene products

  • Body Wash
  • Brushes and Combs
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine Hygiene Products (Pads and Tampons)
  • First Aid Kits/Items
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Razors/Shaving Cream
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Sun Screen

(new) clothing

  • Adult Socks (M/F, all sizes)
  • Adult Underwear (M/F, all sizes)
  • Children’s Shoes
  • Children’s Socks (M/F, all sizes)
  • Children’s Underwear (M/F, all sizes)
  • School Uniforms (M/F, all sizes)
  • Toddler Clothing (M/F, all sizes, needed most for children under 5)

miscellaneous

  • Bus passes
  • New blankets
  • Gas cards
  • Store gift cards (grocery, department)

women's residency


  • Underwear
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Soap, shampoo, and conditioner
  • Grocery gift certificates
  • Blankets and pillows
  • Laundry detergent
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Skillets, pots, and pans
  • Dishes
  • Soft furnishings
  • Cosmetics and hair supplies
  • Prepaid phone cards
  • Resume paper and stationery
  • Cookbooks