Make a Material Donation

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Make a Material Donation Today!

Some families enter our emergency shelter with only the clothes on their backs. YOU can make a big impact by donating gift cards, or one or more of the items listed below. Help us continue to meet the critical needs of the women and families we serve each day, but especially during the recent COVID-19 outbreak, by shopping our Amazon Wishlist. For your convenience, items are sent directly to the Family Center!


Most Needed Items

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

Please make an appointment with Naomi Merino to drop off material donations or simply order items from our Amazon wish list for direct delivery.

For Children

  • Iron-fortified formula
  • Soy milk
  • Baby food

Personal Hygiene

  • Disposable and cleaning gloves
  • Medical disposable and homemade face masks (for children and adults)
  • Kleenex
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper plates, plastic utensils, plastic cups

Help Surfaces Stay Clean

  • Cleaning products
  • Surface wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Buckets and mops
  • Floor cleaners (that can work on laminate and wood)
  • Bleach
  • Lysol spray

For Women in Quarantine

  • Activities for adults, i.e.: Sudoku, coloring books, etc.

Additional Ways to Give

Amazon Smile

When you shop through Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase amount to YWCA Columbus.

Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger Plus Card holders can select YWCA Columbus as their Community Rewards beneficiary.

Facebook Fundraiser

Start your own fundraiser via the power of social media. Hosting a fundraiser in lieu of gifts is a great way to raise awareness for a cause you care about!