In-Kind Donations & Wish List

In-kind Donation Details

In-kind donations are vital in helping us provide basic need items and to build trust with vulnerable individuals in Utah. From canned food to sleeping bags, in-kind donations help Volunteers of America, Utah continue to serve our most vulnerable members of our community.

Volunteers of America, Utah is happy to accept new and gently used, clean and sorted donations in good condition. Please refer to the list below for the most needed items at this time.

Please bring all in-kind donations to either the VOA Youth Resource Center, located at 888 South 400 West, SLC, UT 84115 or the Geraldine E. King Women's Resource Center, located at 131 E 700 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, Monday through Saturday, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Both resource centers house the donation drop-off point for all of our programs. You may designate any donation to your program of choice, or leave it to be used where most needed.

Please fill out this form if you are intending on running a charitable drive for donations. This helps us be prepared with staff and volunteers to manage the influx of donations.

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 to be used for this purpose. Volunteers of America, Utah's Federal Tax ID number is 94-3008720


Holiday Registry

Winter Warmth Needs

  • New Men's & Women's Underwear
  • New Women's Bras, Sports Bras, & Bralettes
  • Athletic Shorts (all sizes)
  • XXL or Larger Masculine Clothing
  • Long & Short-Sleeved T-Shirts (Masculine & Feminine - all sizes)
  • Feminine Clothing - all sizes
  • Athletic/Walking Shoes
  • Belts (Men's & Women's)
  • Denim Pants (Men's & Women's - all sizes)
  • Hoodies (Men's & Women's - all sizes)
  • Casual Shoes (Men's & Women's - all sizes)

Winter Warmth Needs

  • Hand & Toe Warmers
  • Winter Boots - all sizes
  • Socks
  • Winter Hats
  • Winter Gloves
  • Thermals (shirts, pants, underwear - all sizes)
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Tarps
  • Flashlights
  • Men's Sweatpants & Sweatshirts
  • Scarves
  • Children's Underwear

Self-Care Christmas Needs

  • Self-soothing kits
  • Bibles
  • Stress Ball
  • Colored Pencils
  • Filled Holiday Stockings
  • Lotion
  • Essential Oils
  • Gum
  • Mints
  • Self-Affirmation Cards
  • Face Masks
  • Slippers
  • Bath Bombs
  • Headphones
  • Make-up Brushes
  • Curling Irons
  • Hair Dryers
  • Phone Chargers
  • Board Games

Household Items

  • Small Christmas Stockings with Toys
  • Laundry Baskets
  • Plastic Storage Bins
  • 3 Drawer Bins
  • Hangers
  • Bedroom Rugs
  • Door Length Mirrors
  • Twin Bedding
  • Towels
  • Lysol Wipes
  • Brooms
  • Swiffers
  • Garbage Cans
  • Kitchen Supplies

Transportation Needs

  • U-Bike Locks
  • Bus Tokens
  • UTA Passes
  • Bike Repair Kits
  • Monthly Bus Passes

Gracious Gift Card Needs

$5, $10, $15, $20, etc. gift cards to the following:

  • Home Depot
  • Fast and affordable food (where no tipping is required)
  • Movie Theatres
  • Walmart
  • Smith's
  • Trader Joe's
  • Visa/American Express pre-paid cards
  • Aquarium, sporting events, or other recreational activities
  • Target

Kids/Youth Creative Christmas Needs

  • Gel Pens
  • Mechanical Pencils
  • Folders
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Clear glue
  • Glitter
  • Borax
  • Water Colors & Paintbrushes
  • Heavy Paper
  • Pens & Paper
  • Coloring Books
  • Chalkboard Paint
  • Notebooks
  • School Supplies
  • Planners & Calendars
  • Stamps

Kids/Youth Creative Christmas Needs

  • Gel Pens
  • Mechanical Pencils
  • Folders
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Clear glue
  • Glitter
  • Borax
  • Water Colors & Paintbrushes
  • Heavy Paper
  • Pens & Paper
  • Coloring Books
  • Chalkboard Paint
  • Notebooks
  • School Supplies
  • Planners & Calendars
  • Stamps

We ask that you let us know about any charitable drives that you are intending on running. This allows us to be prepared for an influx of donations, and have the appropriate staffing to assist you.

Please fill out this form if you are intending on running a charitable drive for donations.


We are unable to accept the following: used underwear, clothing in poor condition (dirty, torn, tattered, or otherwise damaged), large and small appliances, computers, mattresses, pillows, construction materials, flammable materials, car seats, electronics - including televisions or small appliances, or any other material over 75 pounds. Though we are unable to take these types of donations, there are other local organizations that may be able to.

For the health and safety of our clients we only accept canned and packaged food in original packaging. All food must be in good condition with original food label intact, and not past the expiration date.

If you have any question, please Contact Alexis Brown-Brotherton
Phone: 801.363.9414 x 586
volunteer@voaut.org