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Wish List

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.

Currently, we are looking for specific items, including:

**Items in bold are most needed at this time.

  • Gift cards: Kroger, gas cards, and 30-Day bus cards are especially beneficial
  • Baby/Infant: clothing and pajamas, car seats, pack and plays, infant shampoo/body wash, sensitive/unscented baby wipes
  • Personal hygiene items: body wash, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant and razors, ethnic hair care products, ethnic shampoo, and conditioner
  • Women’s Clothing: (seasonally appropriate is a priority): Plus sizes are needed (1x-4x), pajamas, socks, jackets, sweatshirts, t-shirts, bras, underwear
  • Men’s Clothing: (seasonally appropriate is a priority, often males come into the shelter with their parents and are also in need of clothing and hygiene items) plus sizes, tops/bottoms, underwear/briefs/boxers
  • Kid’s Clothing: (seasonally appropriate is a priority): Casual kids pants and shirts (3T and up), socks, jackets, sweatshirts, underwear
  • Household/Cleaning Items: Pots/Pans, cooking utensils, Swiffer pads/wet jet solution, sandwich bags/gallon zip-lock bags, trash bags
  • Paper/Plastic Products: toilet paper, towels, spoons, forks, plates, etc.
  • Medical Needs: Adult and children’s medication (Tylenol, Midol, Allergy, kid’s ibuprofen, acetaminophen, cough drops, cold medicine, etc.), Band-Aids
  • Miscellaneous: Notebooks, pocket folders, coloring books, activity books, reading glasses, phone chargers (all kinds), air mattresses, reusable grocery bags, umbrellas


Please contact Crystal Chmielewski at cchmielewski@ywcacin.org regarding finding a time. Please note that we only accept new items.  The in-kind donation form can be emailed to Crystal 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 the doorway. Please call 513-456-2082 for building access. Phone number is also posted on exterior doors.