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.

Family Center

  • Lotion (Baby & Adult)
  • Natural Hair Care Products (e.g. Cantu, Shea Moisture)
  • Men’s Deodorant
  • Body Wash
  • Baby Wipes
  • Pull Ups (Size 3T/4T)
  • Baby Bottles
  • Baby Food
  • Homemade Face Masks (For Adults & Children)
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Paper Plates & Bowls
  • Plastic Utensils


Women’s Residency

  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Homemade Face Masks (Adult)
  • Paper Towels
  • Kleenex
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Pet Supplies & Pet Food
  • Hair Dye
  • Make Up
  • Nail Polish & Remover
  • Office Supplies
  • Novels
  • Yoga Mats


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!