YWCA Cass Clay - Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women

In-kind Gifts/Urgent Needs

Most Urgent Needs 

  • AAA batteries
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Canned fruit
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Juice

Food/Kitchen

  • Plastic reusable bowls & cups
  • Ziplock bags - gallon size
  • Breakfast items: oatmeal, cereal, peanut butter & jelly, pancake mix, syrup
  • Snacks: crackers, chips, cookies
  • Soup: chicken noodle & tomato
  • Baked & kidney beans
  • Meal-in-a-box (mac&cheese, Hamburger Helper, tuna dinners, beef dinners)
  • Coffee grounds
  • Coffee condiments (dried creamers are preferred)
  • Canned meat (salmon, chicken, ham)
  • Ramen
  • Rice - brown & white
  • Bottled water

Transitional Housing/Household

  • Dressers
  • Twin size bed sheet sets
  • Small TV stands (no large entertainment centers)
  • Flat screen TV's (no box TV's)
  • All gently used household items: silverware, glasses, casserole dishes, set of knives, measuring cups & spoons

Childcare/Study Buddies

  • New kids summer clothes - all sizes
  • Kids sandals - all sizes
  • Strollers

Hygiene

  • Acne face wash & scrubs
  • Bras size 32A, 32B, 34B, 36DD, 36DDD/36F, 38C, 38D
  • Hair product like: hair oil, hair grease, and edge control
  • Tweezers
  • Dandruff shampoo
  • Shaving cream
  • Mini hygiene items (hotel sizes)

Cleaning/Maintenance Items

  • Kleenex tissue
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Toilet brushes (new)
  • Hand soap
  • Dish soap
  • Clorox bleach
  • Laundry baskets
  • Window cleaner
  • Bathroom cleaner (EX: Soft Scrub)
  • Dish scrubbers/cleaning solutions
  • Paper towels
  • Dish soap

Other 

  • Baby monitors
  • VCR/DVD players
  • Dixie cups
  • Small fans
  • Gas, phone, & grocery gift cards 
  • Magic erasers
  • Alarm clocks
  • HDMI cords
  • RCA cables
  • Small journals/notebooks
  • Flash drive/USB thumb drives
  • Women's new black dress socks
  • Cold sore medicine
  • Pepto Bismol

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