Donations Wish List

It takes a variety of supplies to keep our shelter running. Please consider donating the following items, but help us adhere to this list as our storage is minimal. If an item is NOT on the list below, please assume that we CANNOT accept it.

You may drop off donations at the shelter 8:00am – 4:30pm Daily (Directions) To schedule a donation pick-up, please contact Sarah or Z at (608) 371-WARM. Thank you, Donors!!

On-going Needs

Madison Metro Bus Tickets!! Bottled Water
Disposable Coffee Cups Coffee, Hot chocolate, tea
Coffee creamers, sugar 8oz Styrofoam cups
Kleenex/facial tissues Stamps

Food and Serving Items:

Milk for cereal Cereal
Coffee Creamer
Sugar Hot Chocolate
Teas Ziploc baggies
Disposable Bowls Disposable Cups
Disposable Utensils Salt
Pepper Oatmeal
Granola Bars Bakery Sweets
Vegetables Noodles
Broth (beef, chicken, vegetable) Juices
Fresh Produce (but we’re good on onions/potatoe) Tomato Sauce / Spaghetti Sauce
Stewed tomatoes Jelly (squeezable)
Butter Lunchmeat
Mayonnaise Hot Sauce
Easy to Make Casserole ingredients


Men’s Underwear Women’s Underwear
Belts (adult, various sizes) Winter Jackets (adults, esp. XXL or bigger)
Sweat Pants (adult, larger sizes) Hooded/Sweatshirt (adults, esp. large sizes)
Socks (thick, but not wool – adult sizes) Men’s Winter Boots (10, 11, 12, 13)
Shoe inserts/insoles for adults Women’s Winter Boots (8, 9, 10)
Women’s Pants (size 16 or larger) Women’s Tops (size 16 or larger)
Kid’s winter boots (toddler/elem. age sizes) Adult Men/Women long underwear
Maternity Clothes (large sizes)

First Aid and Hygiene Supplies:

Cough Syrup Sinus / Cold tablets
Saline for eyes / contact solution Nasal spray / nasal saline
Vitamins Hand Sanitizer
Tampons Condoms
Neosporin Anti-itch cream
Lotion (travel sizes) Shampoo (travel size)
Conditioner (travel size) Deodorants
Mouthwash Shave Cream
Foot Powder All natural, non-antibacterial soaps

Workshop Supplies:

Canvases Acrylic paint
Paint brushes Elmer’s glue
Scotch Tape Masking Tape
Crochet hooks Yarn
Drums Journals
Colored Pencils Water Colors
Construction Paper Markers
Yoga Mats Erasers
Garbage bags – all sizes Backpacks
Rolling Bags Duffel Bags
Suitcases Stamps


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(608) 371-WARM
Note: You must dial '608' first.


8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(7 days a week, until March 31st)


827 East Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703
(former Lussier Teen Center)


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