Items We Need


Please call 717-234-7931 to schedule an appointment to drop off a donation. Donations will NOT be accepted without an appointment!

Donation appointments can be made for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

Shelter needs (priority needs are listed in red)

  • Gift cards to GIant
  • Gas cards
  • Bus passes
  • Socks (all sizes)
  • Slippers (adult and kid sizes)
  • Lock boxes with keys
  • Umbrellas
  • Ziploc bags (all sizes)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Day planners 
  • Bath towels (must be new)
  • Hand towels (must be new)
  • Washcloths (must be new)
  • Pillows (must be new)
  • Thick blankets (must be new)
  • Twin sheet sets (must be new)
  • Twin mattress covers (must be new)
  • Irons
  • Pots and pans
  • Dish soap
  • Cleaning products
  • Full-size shampoo/conditioner (no hotel or sample sizes)
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Hair combs and brushes
  • Hair ties
  • Diapers/wipes
  • Gift cards to local stores (big box, grocery, dollar stores)


Furniture will only be accepted if we can match the donation with a client.  Please call 717-234-7931 for more information.


 Visit our YWCA WISH LIST on Amazon and have items shipped directly to the YWCA.

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg has a variety of event sponsorship opportunities available in 2015. Please click on the image to view the 2015 sponsorship booklet.



The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported through generous contributions from individuals like you.

The official registration and financial information of the YWCA Greater Harrisburg may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


Donor Bill of Rights

glqxz9283 sfy39587stf02 mnesdcuix8