Donate Goods

Your gift changes lives.

Donate Items From our Amazon Wishlist:

Vehicle Donations:

You can donate just about any motor vehicle and receive a tax deduction for your donation. Complete and submit this form, or call toll-free (855) 392-1227 (855-DWC-1-CAR) to arrange a convenient pickup time. We’ll pick up your vehicle, give you a receipt, and take care of the rest!

Donate New or Gently-Used Items:

We accept new or gently used items Friday through Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. If your donation is less than 10 bags or boxes you do not need to schedule an appointment. If your donation does exceed 10 bags/boxes, please schedule a donation drop off with our Donations Coordinator, Shirley Craig, at  ShirleyC@DowntownWomensCenter.org.

Clothing companies seeking to donate new clothes should contact Zarina Guerrero or Breonna Bell at  ZarinaG@DowntownWomensCenter.org or BreonnaB@DowntownWomensCenter.org

 

We’re Currently In Need Of:

Gift Cards

  • Gift cards to DTLA stores like Food 4 Less, CVS, Ralph’s, and Target allow women overcoming homelessness to shop for the items they need most.
  • Gift cards can be mailed to:
    Downtown Women’s Center, Attn: Development, 442 S San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 or dropped off at the Front Desk between 8am and 3pm.

Clothing & Accessories 

Clothing must be new or gently used and freshly laundered. Shoes should be bagged or tied together. 

  • Socks – new only
  • Underwear/bras – new only
  • Women’s clothing and shoes
  • Plus-sized women’s career clothing

Personal Hygiene Products

  • Sanitary pads – new and unopened
  • Adult diapers and pull-ups – all sizes
  • New, unopened makeup
  • Travel sized toiletries – new and unopened (read more about assembling Toiletry Kits here).

Emergency Items

  • Tote bags and rolling luggage
  • Sleeping bags
  • Tents

Household Items

  • Sheets and comforters (full/queen size)
  • Towels
  • Pots and pans
  • Utensils
  • Cleaning supplies – new and unopened only (read more about assembling Clean Home Kits here).

We’re Unable to Accept:

  • Razors
  • Tampons
  • Mattresses
  • Televisions
  • Old computer monitors
  • Large furniture
  • Soiled or broken items
  • Most food donations (Due to health and safety risks, all food donations must be coordinated with our Kitchen Manager prior to delivery.)

How to Donate Your Goods:

We accept donations at our Day Center at 442 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 on Friday through Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

We also accept donations at our MADE by DWC Resale Boutique at 325 S. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 on Monday through Saturday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Please reach us at (213) 680-0600 with any questions.