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In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations are accepted via no-contact drop-off in the YWRC entryway on Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

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

Current Needed Items: (* denotes high need)

  • *Diapers, size 6 
  • *Unscented Baby Wipes
  • *Full-size deodorant
  • Full-Size Shampoo and Conditioner for curly, kinky, coiled hair
  • Full-size body wash
  • Full-size toothpaste
  • Baby/toddler sunscreen
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Lip Balm
  • Dish and Hand Soap
  • Bug spray/repellent
  • Sanitizing supplies: disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer
  • Menstrual discs 
  • Grocery or Gas gift cards

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 on Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – noon or contact us via email. You may also ship critical need items directly to our office via our Target Registry.

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

Ready to help? Contact us via email.