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 one of the following people to arrange a drop-off time:

Cheryl Evans
Volunteer Activities Coordinator
YWCA Family Center
614.253.3955
cevans@ywcacolumbus.org

Jessica Wichtman-Will
Community Engagement
Manager
614.253.3910
jw-will@ywcacolumbus.org

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

family center


infant care items

  • Baby Lotion
  • Baby Powder/Oil
  • Baby Shampoo/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
  • Lip Balm
  • Mouthwash
  • Q-Tips
  • Shower Caddies
  • Shower Caps
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Travel Soap Holders
  • Razors/Shaving Cream
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Nail Care Products
  • Sun Screen

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)

home furnishings

  • Blankets Towels/Washcloths
  • Home Cleaning Supplies
  • Laundry Baskets
  • Pillows & Pillowcases
  • Sheet Sets

miscellaneous

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

women's residency


  • Underwear
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Soap, shampoo, and conditioner
  • Grocery gift certificates
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Twin extra-long sheets
  • Blankets and pillows
  • Laundry detergent
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Skillets, pots, and pans
  • Dishes
  • Lamps
  • Soft furnishings
  • Cosmetics and hair supplies
  • Framed artwork
  • Prepaid phone cards
  • Resume paper and stationery
  • Cookbooks