Volunteers of America Oregon

Wish List

Help Out Your Favorite Program!

A simple effective way to give to those in need it to help out with something on a favorite program’s wish list. You don’t 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 would mean a lot to us! If you can donate any of these items, please call (503) 235-8655. 

  • Unscented diapers (most needed sizes 3’s – 6’s)
  • Unscented baby 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 theaters
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Bingo prizes
  • Koosh balls
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Sensory toys
  • Electronic picture frame
  • 70 inch smart TV
  • 2 Outdoor benches (6′ Steel Slat Bench @ $376.96/ea.)
  • 1 Outdoor patio dining table (Rectangular @ $249)
  • 1 Umbrella base (Round @ $31.03)
  • 4 planter boxes (36″ x 16″ planter @ $119.99)
  • 6 large plant containers (22″ Round @ $44.98)
  • 2 Wind Chimes (Bronze or Metal @ $39.98)
  • 2 cubic yards of garden compost (cow manure @ $140)
  • 1 Leaf Blower (Electric $199)
  • 70 inch smart TV
  • Large and extra large sweat pants
  • CD player boom box, Amazon gift cards to load music
  • Fuji film Instax mini 9 film
  • Dining room chairs (with armrests)
  • Electronic picture frame
  • 4-6 seat rectangular outdoor patio table (no glass top)
  • Outdoor water feature (the kind that you just fill and plug in)
  • 2 large sun umbrellas
  • Portland Nursery Gift cards
  • bags of outdoor potting soil
  • Grape vines in large pots
  • Cherry Blossom or Tulip tree
  • Sprinkler system
  • Annual or perennial flowers or seed packages
  • Indoor house plants that are easy to care for
  • Large flower pots (12 inch diameter – 20 inch diameter)
  • Vegetable seed packages
  • Legos: basic sets; large and small size.
  • Storage containers, with lids
  • Movie passes
  • Bead/jewelry kits
  • Games: Yahtzee, Sorry, Uno, Connect Four, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, and puzzles (65 pieces or less).
  • Craft items: Paper (all sizes and colors), Crayola or Mr. Sketch markers, crayons, 8 color paint sets, craft sticks, and pipe cleaners (large pack assorted colors). 
  • Dress up clothes: scarves, jewelry, purses, low heel shoes, hats, small size jackets, and vests.
  • 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
  • Washer and dryer
  • Patio furniture
  • Freezer
  • 2 screen doors
  • Window air conditioner unit
  • 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

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.

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
  • 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), mouth rinse, toilet paper, shampoo and conditioner, body soap, shower gel, lotion, make-up, brushes, combs, African-American hair care products, Feminine 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
  • 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

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