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

Clothing companies seeking to donate new clothes should contact Zarina Guerrero or Breonna Bell at or


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.