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YWCA Greater Cincinnati provides needed services to thousands of women, men, and families annually. We rely on the generosity of individuals and community partners and thank you in advance for donating.

Thank you so much for considering YWCA Greater Cincinnati for donations.  We have resumed accepting in-kind donations and are currently scheduling donation appointments to meet at our downtown office with masks and social distancing.   Please contact Kate Jarvi at kjarvi@ywcacin.org regarding finding a time. Please note that we only accept new items.  The in-kind donation form can be emailed to Kate or brought during a donation drop-off. 

If you shop for us online, please indicate that we are only available for deliveries during business hours on weekdays. Packages should NOT be left at doorway. Please call: 513-456-2082 for building access. Phone number is also posted on exterior doors.


Gift Cards

A consistent need and something that is always helpful is gift cards in $15, 20, 25, 50 denominations (Example: Kroger, Target, Walmart, UDF, Marathon, Visa).  

Women’s Clothing (variety of sizes)

  • Underwear
  • sweatshirts
  • jackets
  • sweaters
  • winter coats
  • pants
  • leggings
  • sweatpants
  • winter boots
  • tennis shoes

Men’s Clothing (various sizes)

  • men’s underwear
  • tshirts
  • sweatshirts
  • sweatpants
  • sweaters
  • shorts
  • jackets
  • winter coats
  • socks, especially athletic

Children’s Clothing (We need clothes in sizes 5T ad larger. We currently have a good supply of infant through 4T sizes.)

  • Every-day casual shirts
  • pants
  • pajamas
  • jackets
  • winter coats
  • winter boots

Household Items

  • Pots and pans
  • Twin-size blankets
  • Bed pillows
  • Bath towels and washcloths
  • Toasters
  • Coffee pots
  • Safety gates
  • Outlet safety covers
  • Cabinet locks and door locks

Cleaning Supplies

  • Sponges
  • Dish soap, regular-large sizes
  • Dish soap, individual-small sizes
  • Steam mop
  • Swiffer with disposable wipes/pads (not the Wetjet)
  • Swiffer Wet Jet
  • Boxes of Swiffer pads (refills)
  • Swiffer solution (refills)
  • Vacuums
  • Hand Vacuums
  • Brooms with dust pans
  • Mops

Other Needs

  • Pack-n-play(s)
  • Clothes for newborn and young infant
  • underwear for 5th and 6th grade girls
  • Toys, all ages (infant through teenage) of children
  • Duffle bags
  • Large plastic storage bins with lids
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned fruits

Self-care Items

  • nail clippers
  • deodorant
  • body sprays
  • razors
  • shaving cream
  • hair brushes
  • combs
  • adult  and kids coloring books
  • crayons
  • colored pencils
  • puzzle books
  • puzzles
  • colored pens and pencils
  • drawing pads
  • journals