Volunteers of America Oregon

Wish List

Help Out Your Favorite Program!

Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are currently accepting donations by appointment only. To schedule a time to drop of your donations, please contact Jake Moushey at (503) 593-7185 or JMoushey@voaor.org.

A simple effective way to give to those in need it to help with something on a favorite program’s wish list. You do not need 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 items listed, they will support our programs and participant in a great way!

Do you have an item to donate that isn’t listed below? Contact us at (503) 593-7185.

Amazon Wish Lists

Make donating easy with our Amazon Wish Lists. In the program lists below, you will see that some have an Amazon Wish List link. This will take you to preselected items that the program needs. You can shop through these lists and items will be sent directly to us. Be sure to include your name and contact information in the Gift Message.

Did you know that you can donate to VOA Oregon with every Amazon purchase? When you log in to your Amazon account through our AmazonSmile page and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to VOA Oregon.

Lambert House Amazon Wish List

  • Gift Cards: Amazon, Portland Nursery
  • Glue sticks
  • Watercolor paint sets
  • Colored pencil sets
  • Wood cutouts for crafts and paint sets
  • Adult coloring books
  • Large print crossword puzzle books
  • Large print word search books
  • Bakery donated cookies (individually wrapped)
  • Busy quilts (lap blankets)
  • Postcards
  • Markers
  • 4-6 seat rectangular outdoor patio table (no glass top)
  • Outdoor water feature (the kind that you just fill and plug in)
  • Large sun umbrellas (2 needed)
  • Bags of outdoor potting soil
  • Two yards of garden soil 
  • Grape vines in large pots
  • Cherry Blossom or Tulip tree
  • Sprinkler system for garden
  • Annual or perennial flowers or seed packages
  • Indoor house plants that are easy to care for- Pothos, Begonias, Dragon Tree, Parlor Palm, Spider Plant
  • Large flower pots (12 inch diameter – 20 inch diameter)
  • Perennial flower- Coneflowers, Hostas, Daylilies, Straw Flowers, Daisies, Crocosmias, Lupines, Yarrow, Milkweed
  • Vegetable starts
  • Vegetable seed packages
  • 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 bed sheets, 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
  • Gym memberships
  • Gift Cards: Fred Meyer, Target, grocery stores, barbershops and hair salons for haircuts. 
  • Backpacks (new or gently used)
  • Sleeping bags (new)
  • Tarps (new or gently used)
  • Children’s coats (new or gently used)
  • Back-to-school supplies
  • Socks (new)
  • Tents (new or gently used)
  • Winter hats (new or gently used)
  • Scarves (new or gently used)
  • Hygiene Items: Shampoo, disposable razors, menstrual hygiene products, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, and body wash (New, in packaging)
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Shoes
  • Underwear (New, in packaging)
  • Undershirts (New, in packaging)

*We do not accept mouthwash with alocohol. 

Family Relief Nursery Amazon Wish List

  • Diapers (unscented, sizes 1-5, and pull-ups, and in sealed packaging)
  • Baby wipes (unscented and in sealed packaging)
  • Jackets, hats, and gloves (infant through preschool size, new or gently used)
  • Children’s shoes (toddler to preschool-age, new or gently used)
  • Child proofing and safety supplies
  • Gift cards for Fred Meyer, Target, Walmart, Visa cards.
  • Gas cards
  • Backpacks (new or gently used)
  • PGE and NW Natural Gift Cards
  • Personal hygiene products (shampoo, soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, deodorant. New and in sealed packaging)
  • Birthday Bag Project Supplies (cake mix, party supplies, small new toys, gift bag, etc.)
  • Plastic storage bins
  • Wardrobe racks for clothing  closet (3-4 needed)
  • Crayons, paper, markers
  • Non-perishable food

*We are unable to accept used car seats, booster seats, and high chairs. All must all be new and in original
packaging.

  • Bean Bags or large pillows for kids to sit on
  • Hand puppets
  • Doll house with furniture
  • Hula hoops
  • Soccer ball or any other outdoor balls
  • Toddler and children-sized underwear, socks, and clothing items
  • Diapers (sizes 4-6)
  • Diaper wipes
  • Fitted sheets
  • Baby blankets/ Burp cloths
  • Wall mirror
  • Children’s books- both picture and chapter books
  • Bluetooth Speaker
  • Children’s rain coats
  • Washer and Dryer 
  • For Kids:Markers, colored pencils, Coloring books (children & adult), picture books, stuffed animals or other small toys, Multi-ethnic dolls, Journals, Backpacks/duffel bags
  • Diapers (all sizes) and Diaper wipes
  • Gift Certificates and Gift Cards: Fred Meyer gift cards, Gas Cards, fast food gift cards, WinCo gift cards, or gift cards to other grocery/clothing stores
  • Transportation: Gift cards for Gas, Bus Tickets
  • Tickets: OMSI, city swimming pools, movies, live children’s events, skating/bowling, etc.
  • Can Openers (for survivors placed in motels)
  • Safety Items: Security Cameras, window alarms, used phones (for 911 phones), prepaid minute phones, prepaid phone cards
  • Hygiene items: Toothpaste, toothbrushes (children and adult all genders), mouth rinse, toilet paper, shampoo and conditioner, body soap, shower gel, lotion, make-up, brushes, combs, African-American hair care products, menstrual hygiene products (pads, liners, and tampons)
  • Laundry & Cleaning Supplies: Laundry soap, dryer sheets, laundry baskets, dish soap, sponges, all-purpose cleaners, cleaning wipes
  • Emergency Kit: First aid kit, flash light, candles, matches, batteries
  • Weighted blankets (new or gently used)
  • Laptop computers
  • Screen doors (3)
  • Patio furniture (small table and chairs) 
  • Window air conditioning units
  • Lounge chair/recliner chair (2)
  • Steel toe work boots
  • Carhart style working clothes
  • Socks and underwear (new)
  • Shower shoes (ex: old navy flip flops)
  • Event/activity tickets/passes
  • Camping gear
  • Sleeping bags
  • Blankets
  • Prescription glasses
  • Office supplies (Pens, notebooks, and stationary)
  • Lamps
  • Clothes hangars
  • Headphones (New)

OUTPATIENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE, PROBLEM GAMBLING, AND MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT PROGRAM

  • 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
  • Movie passes, zoo passes, children’s concert and theater passes, exhibits, sporting events and other activity/event passes
  • New or gently used clothing
  • Non-perishable snacks: granola/snack bars, crackers, chips, fruit snacks, dried fruit, etc.
  • Gift cards (Michael’s, Fred Meyer, coffee shops, etc. – to be used either to purchase items for the program, or do give as incentives to program participants)
  • Craft supplies: Popsicle sticks, paper, markers, crayons, paint, etc.
  • Legos and/or building blocks 
  • STEM activities
  • Costume jewelry

*Please no donations related to gambling or video games.

The vehicle donation program accepts cars, trucks, boats, RVs, trailers, motorcycles and more. The donations we are in search of are reliable, re-sellable or collectible. This is a great alternative way to help fund VOA. Also, a great tax write off incentive for the donor.

Women’s Residential Center Amazon Wish List

  • Holiday decorations
  • Digital camera and tripod
  • Journals, stationary
  • Photo albums
  • Stamps
  • Appointment/Address books
  • Calendars
  • Board games
  • Towels, wash cloths (New)
  • Laundry baskets
  • Bedding: Pillows, pillow cases, single bed sheets, twin comforters, blankets (New)
  • Hygiene Items: shampoo, body soap, shower gel, toothbrushes, deodorant, hair products, make-up (New and in sealed packaging. No aerosol items.)
  • Clothes: gloves, socks, sweats (all sizes), underwear (new), bras (new)
  • Yoga mats, straps, blocks, and bolsters (New or gently used)
  • For Kids: crib size sheets/pillows/blankets (New), educational toys, books, high chairs, portable crib, stuffed animals, coats (girls and boys), socks (0-6 yrs old), gloves, hats (New or gently used)

Dedicated to helping those most vulnerable, the abused and those in need of a second chance.