Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, DWC receives several donations of clothing, toiletries. and other items on a daily basis. We are getting organized in the new year and remodeling our donation storage areas, so we will not be accepting in-kind donations at either location from February 6-13, 2019. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.
Your donations directly benefit women experiencing homelessness and are an important boost to our programs.
We’re Currently In Need Of:
- We are collecting $10 and $20 gift cards to Food 4 Less, The 99 Cents Store, Ralph’s, and Target. Gift cards can be mailed to:
Downtown Women’s Center, Attn: Amanda Loso, 442 S San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013or, dropped off at the Front Desk between 8am and 3pm.
Clothing & Accessories
- Socks – new only
- Underwear/bras – new only
- Women’s clothing and shoes
- Plus-sized women’s career clothing
- Sun hats and baseball caps
Clothing must be new or gently used and freshly laundered. Shoes should be bagged or tied together.
- Tote bags and rolling luggage
- Sleeping bags
- Water bottles
- Sheets and comforters (full/queen size)
- Pots and pans
- Portable space heaters
- Cleaning supplies – new and unopened only (Read more about assembling Clean Home Kits here).
- Sanitary pads – new and unopened
- Adult diapers – new and unopened
- Travel sized toiletries – new and unopened (Read more about assembling Toiletry Kits here).
Arts and Enrichment
- Knitting needles and crochet hooks
- Puzzles and games
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!
We’re Unable to Accept:
- Goods for children or babies (cribs, strollers, toys, clothing)
- 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 Monday through Sunday 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 Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., and Saturday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.