Consider organizing your own drive based on current needs! Look at our urgent needs list above and consider what you can collect together with your book club, church group, co-workers, etc.
Urgent Fall Donations Needed
Now that Fall is here, we have new donation needs. Here's how you can help.
Clothing (masculine and feminine styles and sizes)
- Underwear (must be new and unused)
- Long Sleeved Shirts
- Shoes with tread
- Wool Socks
- Rain Ponchos
- Bras (may be new or gently used)
*Items can be new or gently used unless stated otherwise.
- Shampoo and Conditioner (full size and travel size)
- Hair brushes and Combs (must be new and unused)
- Body Wash (full size and travel size)
- Sleeping Bags
- Camping/Sleeping Pads
- Umbrellas and Rain Ponchos
- Clear Reusable Water Bottles
- Bottled water
- Antiseptic lotion
- Shelf-stable Meals (canned items, must be unopened, in original packaging, with expiration date available)
(List updated September 2023)
Other ways to give: Amazon Wish List
Simply add urgently needed items from this list to your Amazon cart and proceed to checkout. Make sure the correct shipping address is selected: Volunteer of America, Utah - WRC (Donations).
Want to do more? Plan a donation drive!
Donation drives help us fulfill our urgent needs!
Make it specific to a program!
Check our Amazon wishlists or reach out to the Community Engagement Team to find out what our programs might need. Our programs include: Youth Resource Center, Women’s Resource Center, Men’s Detox (at Redwood), and the Center for Women & Children. Our teams also need housing items to set up new housing for clients.
Want to learn more about drives?
Donation drives are a great volunteer opportunity especially when ten or more people are involved. Check out our "My Donation Drive" page to learn how to set up a successful donation drive and inspire others in your community to do the same.
In-kind Donation Disclaimer
We are unable to accept the following: Used underwear, clothing in poor condition (dirty, torn, tattered, or otherwise damaged), large and small appliances, computers, furniture, mattresses, pillows, construction materials, flammable materials, electronics—including televisions or small appliances—or any other material over 75 pounds. We do not need baby items including clothing, toys, furniture (walkers, swings, or play yards), car seats, or other equipment unless specifically requested. Seek other local organizations for such donations!
For the health and safety of our clients, we only accept canned and packaged food in original packaging. All food must be unexpired and in good condition with original food label intact.
Amazon Wish Lists
When you purchase requested items using your Amazon account from our Wish Lists, please select the following address that will show up in your list of addresses: Volunteers of America, Utah - WRC (Donations). Your package will be sent directly to the Women's Resource Center. We continuously update our lists with the most-needed items.
In-kind donations may be eligible for a tax deduction. Please consult your tax specialist for further details. We will provide a receipt of your donation. The Federal Tax ID number for Volunteers of America, Utah is 94-3008720.