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Urgent Needs

The emergency shelter accepts donations, Monday-Friday during the hours of 8am-5pm.

BEFORE dropping off any furniture donations, please call Michaela at 701-478-2386, to be sure we have adequate space available.

In-kind Gifts/Urgent Needs

Most Urgent Needs

  • Baby Snowsuits 0-24 months
  • Women’s Deodorant
  • Twin & Full-Size Sheet Sets
  • AAA Batteries
  • New Baby/Toddler Socks
  • L/XL Bath Robes
  • Size 20 Jeans

Food & Kitchen 

  • Baked Beans and Pork and Beans
  • Corn, canned
  • Ham, canned
  • Meal in a Box (ex: Hamburger Helper)
  • Olive Oil
  • Pancake Mix
  • Pasta, dry
  • Peanut Butter
  • Rice Products
  • Tomato Products (ex: Sauce, Diced, etc.)

Supportive Housing & Household

  • Furniture (Please call before donating)
    • Coffee Tables
    • Cube Organizers
    • Flat Screen TV’s (no box TV’s, please)
    • Small TV stands
  • Laundry Baskets
  • Towels

View YWCA Supportive Housing Amazon Needs List


  • New Batteries AA
  • Gas, Phone, & Grocery Gift Cards
  • Lanyards
  • Radio and VCR/DVD Players, Universal Remotes
  • RCA Cables
  • Black Pens

View YWCA Emergency Shelter Amazon Needs List

Childcare and Study Buddies

  • Art Canvases
  • Baby Monitors
  • Baby Lotion
  • Burp Rags
  • Bunch-O-Balloons brand water balloons
  • Diapers (size 4-6)
  • Diaper Bags
  • Diaper Rash Cream
  • Baby Gates
  • Clothing
    • Girls Clothing/Pajamas, new/gently used (Sizes 4T-18)
    • Girls’ Swimsuits (Sizes 2T-5T, 14-16, 18/20)
    • Boys Clothing/Pajamas, new/gently used (Sizes 6-8, 14-18)
  • Children’s Shampoo
  • Coast Guard Approved Life Jackets (Size: Kids-Adult Large)
  • Velcro Circles


  • Acetaminophen (regular and extra strength)
  • DayQuil and NyQuil
  • Dixie Cups
  • Eczema Cream
  • Face Cleanser, liquid
  • Feminine Hygiene Products (Tampons)
  • Hair Products (ex: hair spray, hair gel, hair oil, hair grease, edge control, etc.)
  • Mini Hygiene Items (hotel size)
  • Mini-Tissues
  • Tea Tree Oil
  • Shaving Cream

Cleaning & Maintenance Items

  • Bathroom Cleaner (ex. Soft Scrub)
  • Bleach (Scented and unscented)
  • Dish Scrubbers/Cleaning Solutions/Dish Soap
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Hand Soap
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Magic Erasers
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Bowl Cleaner & Brushes
  • Toilet Paper

Adult Clothing

  • Bras size: 36B, 36C, 38C
  • Women’s Size 4x Clothing
  • Women’s Size 20+ Jeans
  • Men’s clothing size S-M
  • Men’s Socks
  • Men’s Underwear size S-M (NEW ONLY PLEASE)

Download Urgent Needs List