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In-Kind Donations

YWRC participants continue to rely on in-kind donations from our generous community to access basic supplies. 

In-kind donations are accepted via no-contact drop-off in the YWRC entryway Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. You may also ship critical need items directly to our office via our Target Registry.

Please note: We DO NOT accept car seats, clothing, rice cereal, or travel-size personal care items.

Current Needed Items: (* denotes highest need items)

  • *Menstrual (fragrance free) pads with wings
  • *Similac Pro-Advance, Sensitive, or Soy baby formula
  • *Diapers, Sizes 4 – 7
  • *Pull-Ups, sizes 2T – 5T
  • *Unscented baby wipes
  • *Full-size deodorant
  • *Lip balm/chapstick
  • *Full-size body lotion
  • Full-size body wash
  • Laundry detergent
  • Menstrual discs 

Thank you! Because of the generosity of this community, we are currently well stocked with the following items. This list shows items we accept, but that are NOT currently of need:

  • Full-size toothpaste
  • Full-size shampoo and conditioner for curly, kinky, coiled hair
  • New teethers for babies

Please note: We DO NOT accept car seats, clothing, rice cereal, or travel-size personal care items.

Ready to help? Drop off items in our building’s entryway Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. or Fridays 8:30 a.m. – noon. You may also ship critical need items directly to our office via our Target Registry.

Mailing address: 818 5th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309 

Questions? Ready to help? Contact Susana at 515.244.4901 or via email.