Wish List

A simple, effective way to give to those in need is to help out with something on a favorite program's wish list. You don't have to spend a lot to make a huge difference. You may even find some of these items when you are cleaning out your closets, or you may be looking for a way to recycle some of your stuff. If you have any of the things listed, they would mean a lot to us! If you can donate any of these items, please call the phone number for that program.

Family Relief Nursery: 503-972-2845

  • Diapers and wet wipes
  • Toddler and children-size underwear
  • Infant through preschool size jackets, hats, gloves Toddler to preschool-age children's shoes (new or gently used)
  • Child proofing supplies
  • Passes to OMSI, The Children's Museum, Zoo, movie theatres
  • Gift cards to Target and Fred Meyer
  • Gas cards
  • Bus passes
  • Blankets
  • Backpacks
  • PGE and NW Natural Gift Cards
  • Personal hygiene products (shampoo, soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, deodorant)

Marie Smith Adult Day Center: 503-335-9980

  • An electronically operated massage pad
  • Story tapes or CDs
  • Polaroid Camera and Film
  • Crafts: art tracing lamp, large beads, quilt scraps, yarn, decorative stickers, knitting needles, canvas murals
  • Music (CDs):Jazz, Blues, 1920-1950's music, natural sounds
  • DVDs: family films, documentaries, Natural Geographic films
  • Gardening: hand shears for pruning, trimming, flower arrangements, forcing bulbs
  • Games: Guesstures, Monopoly, Chutes and Ladders, Life, Scrabble
  • Art Supplies: colored tissue paper, straight edge scissors, coloring books
  • Large pull-up Depends
  • Bingo prizes
  • Koosh balls
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Sensory toys

Lambert House Adult Day Center: 503-760-2075

  • Crafts: large beads, fabric scraps, yarn, knitting needles, canvas murals, round knitting loom
  • Tools: Hedge Trimmer
  • Art Supplies: 8.5x11 inch card stock in assorted colors
  • Large and extra large sweat pants
  • Sensory Toys
  • Electronics: iPods, Kindle Fire, earphone


Lambert House Garden

  • 2 large sun umbrellas
  • Clematis vines in large pots
  • Cherry Tree
  • Cherry Blossom or Tulip tree
  • 3 yards compost
  • cordless electric hedge trimmer
  • sprinkler system
  • annual or perennial flowers
  • Tools: three 17x42in outdoor bench cushions, three 17x46in outdoor bench cushions

Parenting Program: 503-235-8655

  • Legos: basic sets; large and small size
  • Covered plastic containers for storage
  • Video rental coupons
  • Bead/jewelry kits
  • Games: Yahtzee, Sorry, Uno, Connect Four, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, puzzles (65 pieces or less)
  • Craft items: paper: all sizes and colors, Crayola or Mr Sketch markers, crayons, 8 color paint sets craft sticks pipe cleaners - large pack assorted colors
  • Dress up clothes: scarves, jewelry, purses, low heel shoes, hats, small size jackets, vests

Women's Residential Center: 503-235-0131

  • 32" (or larger) color TV
  • Holiday decorations
  • Digital camera and tripod
  • Journals, stationary
  • Photo albums
  • Stamps
  • Appointment/Address books
  • Calendars
  • Board games
  • Towels, wash cloths
  • Laundry baskets
  • Bedding: Pillows, pillow cases, single bedsheets, twin comforters, blankets
  • Toiletries: shampoo, body soap, shower gel, toothbrushes, deodorant, hair products, make-up
  • Clothes: gloves, socks, sweats (all sizes), underwear (new), bras (new)
  • Yoga mats, straps, blocks, and bolsters
  • For Kids: crib size sheets/pillows/blankets, educational toys, books, high chairs, portable crib, stuffed animals, coats(girls and boys), socks (0-6 yrs old), gloves, hats

Men's Residential Center: 503-335-8611

  • Men's clothing, underwear, and shoes in all sizes
  • Toiletries and personal hygiene products
  • Fishing poles
  • Board games
  • Recreation equipment
  • Alarm clocks

InAct Outpatient Substance Abuse, Problem Gambling, and Mental Health Treatment Program: 503-802-9620

  • Computers and laptops
  • Lobby remodel: flooring, 10-15 chairs with washable upholstery, small tables, large plants
  • Furniture for interview rooms: matching chairs, small tables, lamps, bookshelves
  • Meaningful paintings
  • Large white dry erase boards
  • DVD Players
  • New TVs

Home Free Domestic Violence Intervention Services: 503-771-5503

  • For women and children of all ages: socks, underwear, hats, gloves, coats, slippers, tennis shoes, backpacks, duffel bags, journals, iPod speakers
  • For kids:, foam balls and blocks, markers, colored pencils, crayons, drawing pads folders, supply boxes/bags, Crayola Color Wonder products, Crayola Totally Model Magic, wooden doll house furniture, multi-ethnic doll house people, fabric covered bean bag chairs, journals
  • For Moms: African American hair care products, bath things (shampoo, body soap etc., pajamas, bathrobes, make-up
  • Gift certificates: Fred Meyer, Target, Finnegan's Toy store, Children's Place book store, Powell's, Child's Play, fast food. QFC, Winco, other grocery stores
  • Crafts: beads, sequins, ribbons, glitter, yarn (all types/colors), hot glue gun and glue sticks,
  • Spanish: Mexican food products, movies, music, books in Spanish (for Moms and Kids),
  • Office Supplies: pens, paper, sticky notes, color copy paper, bulletin board, white board and markers, easel and easel paper, tape etc.
  • Tickets: OMSI, city swimming pools, movies, bus tickets, live children's events, etc.
  • Other:
  • Phone cards
  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Diaper wipes
  • Brushes, combs
  • Feminine Hygiene products
  • Pots and pans, dishes, Tupperware
  • New Bath towels
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Single bed sheets, blankets, pillows, pillow cases
  • Can Openers (for woman placed in motels)
  • VCR/DVD player
  • Microwave Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster Oven
  • Vacuum
  • Curtains
  • iPod speakers

Youth Prevention Services

  • Sports equipment: basket balls, footballs, soccer balls, pop-up soccer nets, cones, plastic bats & balls, rubber bases, kick balls, jump ropes, storage chest.
  • Games: Candy Land, checkers, monopoly, legos, etc.
  • Cookie decorating kit: make cookies and donate decorating supplies



Gateway Drop-in Child Care Center- 503-988-6400

  • Bouncy chair
  • Bumbo chair
  • Puzzles for older kids
  • Mancala game
  • Trouble game
  • Small TV with VCR or DVD (need to be light enough to move)
  • Small mirrors for baby room (IKEA)
  • Jump rope
  • Playground balls
  • Posters for baby room
  • Pots/pans for play kitchen (IKEA)
  • Books on Domestic Violence or Child Development for Teacher training
  • Baby Foam climbers
  • New pagers (only 4 working)
  • Railroad track (IKEA)
  • Barbie clothes
  • Art supplies