Needed Items

Items that our shelter needsCCWRC3

If you would like to make a non-monetary donation, below is a list of items our shelter needs.  Purchase items using AmazonSmile and the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the Centre County Women’s Resource Center.

If you wish to donate something that is not on our list, or if you have a large donation, please call ahead at 814.238.7066. Donations can only be accepted during our business hours of Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, unless otherwise arranged.

Purchase items using AmazonSmile*

*For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization

 

We promote a scent-free workplace. This means we have a goal of all our offices and spaces used by staff and visitors remain free from scented products. For all kitchen and bathroom items and all cleaning products please donate only scent-free to us. Thank you!

Please only NEW items. There is a greater need for the items in bold – thanks so much for thinking of CCWRC!

– Urgently Needed Item –

Gas Cards ($10 cards)

Women’s T-Shirts (New – all sizes)

Lounge Pant/Jogging Pants (New – all sizes)

Flip Flops or Summer Shoes (New – all sizes)

Dish Detergent

– Kitchen Items –

  • Large cutting knives and paring knives
  • Paper plates and napkins (prefer no Styrofoam)
  • Dishwasher detergent
  • Covered Casserole Dishes
  • Freezer bags
  • Bowls (serving, mixing, cereal/soup)
  • Large cooking utensils
  • Baking Staples (especially flour and sugar)

– Bedroom Items –

  • Pillow Protectors (prefer plastic lined)
  • Thin Quilts (all sizes)
  • Fitted Sheets (full)
  • Plastic lined pillow protectors
  • Bed Pillows

– Bathroom Items –

  • Toilet Paper

– Cleaning Supplies –

We promote a scent-free workplace. This means we have a goal of all our offices and spaces used by staff and visitors remain free from scented products. For all kitchen and bathroom items and all cleaning products please donate only scent-free to us. Thank you!

  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • All purpose cleaners
  • White vinegar
  • HE Laundry Detergent
  • Disposable gloves including non latex
  • Dish gloves including non latex
  • Any cleaning accessory or agent except Pine Sol
  • Bleach
  • Brooms
  • Mops
  • Buckets
  • Spray bottles

– Items for Children/Babies –

  • Baby monitors (preferably digital to minimize interference)
  • Folding high chairs (new or in new condition)
  • New Clothing for Older Children (boys size 10+ needed the most)
  • DVD’s (non-violent, family appropriate)
  • Juice (bottles or boxes)
  • Gift cards for Family Activities (Examples: Fun Unleashed, Tussey Mountain, Northland Bowl, McDonald’s, Rita’s Italian Ice, the Creamery, etc)

– Items for Individuals –

  • Toe and fingernail clippers
  • Disposable razors (4-blades)
  • Skin care products for sensitive skin
  • Facial cleansers
  • Allergy medication
  • Hand cream or body lotion
  • Nail polish remover
  • Deodorant
  • African American hair products
  • PJs, T- shirts, sweats, knee or ankle socks, loungewear (larger sizes especially)
  • Women’s underwear (sizes 5, 6, and &)
  • Sports bras
  • Slippers and fuzzy socks
  • Crochet Hooks (larger sizes, please)

– Items for Individuals and Families Moving into New Homes –

  • Rolling Suitcases (large)
  • Rugs
  • Lamps
  • Curtains
  • New small appliance (especially coffee makers)
  • Shower Curtain Rings and Rods
  • Bath mats
  • Closet lights (battery operated)

– General Items –

  • Foaming hand soap pumps
  • Small cans/bottles of ginger ale
  • Umbrellas
  • Gas cards (prefer smaller denominations)
  • Bus tokens
  • Gift cards for groceries
  • Batteries (9V, AA, and AAA)
  • Small lock boxes with two keys
  • Petty cash donations
  • Cash donations for the Valentine Fund (helps homeless pets of clients)
  • Used cell phones

– Office Supplies/Paper Products –

  • Sharpies (especially black)
  • Dry erase markers
  • Stamps
  • Gift cards for office supplies

– Miscellaneous Items (Please Call First) –

  • Laptops in good working condition
  • DVD player in working condition
  • RCA cables (red, yellow, white connectors)
  • Toddler plastic riding toys
  • Certain types of over the counter medications

We apologize that we are not able to accept all donations and appreciate your thought. Due to a lack of storage space, please, NO clothing (unless requested), bar soap, bargain brand shampoo/conditioner, travel-size toiletries, children’s PJ’s, toys or books.

If you have any questions or would like to make a donation, please call us at 814.238.7066 and ask to speak with Wendy.