Wish List

YES welcomes in-kind donations of new or gently used personal and household items. image of groceries in paper bag on tableThe following is our most updated wish list. Unfortunately, YES doesn’t have a lot of storage space, so we aren’t able to take any donations that aren’t items on the wish list. It is a good idea to call the shelter before dropping off in-kind donations, to ensure that we have a current need and/or the space to store your donation.

Clothing Items: 

  • Light Socks
  • Underwear (men prefer boxers)
  • Summer socks (male and female)
  • Summer shorts (male size 28-30)
  • Jeans (male size 28-30)
  • T-shirts (male and female)
  • Long-sleeved shirts (male and female)
  • Hoodies/Sweaters (male and female)

Miscellaneous Items: 

  • Full-size shampoo and conditioner
  • Full-size toothpaste and toothbrushes (adult and kids)
  • Full-size deodorant
  • Disposable razors & shaving cream (male and female)
  • Combs and hairbrushes
  • Body wash
  • Juice & Milk
  • Cake mixes & frosting (to celebrate resident’s birthdays)
  • Fresh (or frozen) bread & buns
  • Laundry detergent & fabric softener sheets
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper sandwich bags & ziploc plastic baggies
  • Reusable grocery bags (plastic or fabric)
  • Gift cards – can be for restaurants, stores, or activities
  • Shower Curtains
  • Pillows
  • Cutlery (knives, spoons, forks)
  • Pre-made cosmetic bags (small bags with nail polish, hair elastics, and other small cosmetic products to give to clients)
  • Rubbermaid Totes to store items
  • Small plastic bins to store hygiene products
  • Combination padlocks (so residents can feel safe with their personal things secured)
  • Docets – large (plastic containers that divide up medication into different days)

We make every effort to pass unneeded items on to other organizations.