YWCA Wish Lists

Our Wish Lists

YWCA Central Alabama’s wish lists assist donors interested in providing new or gently used in-kind donations to help women, children, and families we serve.

Items do not have to be brand-specific and may be purchased through area stores that offer online ordering and delivery service.

Whenever donating in-kind items (even if ordered online), please include your name and address, so we can thank you.

Form: In-Kind Donations

Other ways to help:  Donate Now  |  Volunteer  |  Get Involved  |  Support Our Mission  |  COVID-19 Necessities

Deliver Orders to: YWCA Central Alabama/In-kind Donations | 309 23rd Street North | Birmingham, AL 35203

COVID-19 UPDATE: Out of an abundance of caution, access to YWCA Central Alabama facilities is temporarily limited for anyone who does not have to be onsite. Safety measures include encouraging online ordering of wish list items with direct delivery to YWCA Central Alabama when possible. Refer questions to 205.322.9922 or ywcacommunications@ywcabham.org.

 

CHILD & YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

SANTA'S WORKSHOP WISH LIST

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*Designate the YWCA Central Alabama as your charity of choice when shopping on Amazon and a percentage of your purchase price is automatically donated to our organization. Follow these easy steps:

  • Visit smile.amazon.com and sign in with your existing account information (or create an account if you don't have one.)

  • Search for and choose YWCA of Birmingham as your charity of choice.

  • In the top right corner, select "Your Lists" then "Find a Wish List or Registry.

  • Search for the Santa's Workshop wish list or YWCA Programs wish list.

  • Shop and check out.

 


 CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Helpful “Kitchen” Items

  • Ice cube trays
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Strainers 
  • Colanders
  • Wire whisks
  • Egg beaters
  • Small scrub brushes
  • Oven mitts 
  • Chef hats
  • Sand paper - Unused
  • Aprons

Sponsorship

  • Build or donate shed for tricycles & outdoor toys

Mailing/Paper Aids

  • Stickers
  • Old stationery 
  • Index cards
  • Greeting cards
  • Decorative stamps 
  • Card stock

Clothing

  • Scarves
  • Gloves
  • Men’s ties
  • Dress up clothing
  • Children's rain boots – all sizes
  • Children's raincoats – sizes 2T to 6
  • Large buttons
  • Small sized lab coats
  • Ribbons 

Other Items

  • Car Seats
  • Locks and matching keys
  • Tinker toys
  • Fidget toys
  • Hoola hoops
  • Flashlights
  • Paint stirrers
  • Bells – any kind
  • Fabric 
  • Funnels
  • Child sized sofas/bean bags
  • Feather dusters
  • Safety goggles
  • Tool belts/Apron with Pockets
  • Maps
  • Old rotary phone
  • Nuts and bolts – large
  • Old musical instruments 

AFTER-SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Amazon Wish List

School & Summer Supplies

  • Backpacks filled with school supplies
  • Swim wear for boys and girls

 

Learn More: ASEP 

Personal Toiletries

  • Deodorant
  • Lotion
  • Feminine Napkins

Weeklong Sport or
Enrichment Camps

  • Robotics
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Theatre

Sponsorships

  • Sponsor Monthly Dinner for Parent Engagement Meetings – 3rd Thursday (February – May)
  • Sponsor Mother’s Day Appreciation for Moms
  • Sponsor Monthly Birthday Parties

EMPOWERMENT SERVICES

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER (WOODLAWN)

Amazon Wish List

Supplies

  • Canvas paper
  • Cardstock
  • Paint
  • Paint brushes
  • Corkboard
  • Coloring books
  • Math flash cards (all ages)

Learn More: FRC

Other Items

  • Floor lamp
  • Snacks/coffee
  • Candle supplies

Sponsorships

  • Sponsor end of year event in May
  • Sponsor lunch in June and July for CREW (Creating Responsible Educated Working) Teens (summer teen enrichment program)

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER

Amazon Wish List

Bedding/Bath/Kitchen

  • Twin Sheets (XL)
  • Twin Comforters
  • Kitchen and Bath Towels
  • Ziploc Bags (all sizes) for lunches and storage
  • 13 Gallon Garbage Bags

Cleaning & Paper Products

  • Lysol
  • Laundry Detergent and/or Pods
  • Paper Towels
  • Tissues
  • Dish Detergent
  • Bleach
  • Lysol Spray
  • Fabuloso
  • Glass cleaner
  • Clorox & disinfecting wipes
  • Toilet cleaner

Learn More: Shelters

Clothing – Women/Children

  • Face masks (adults & children)
  • Gloves
  • Ladies Socks
  • Ladies Underwear
  • Ladies Pajamas (Large sizes) 1x-3x
  • Toilet Paper
  • Clothes and shoes
  • Pampers
  • Baby Clothing
  • Car Seats 

Toiletries
African-American hair products

  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Conditioner
  • Oil sheen
  • Hair gel
  • Hair relaxer
  • Blow dryer
  • Hand Sanitizer

Gift Cards

  • Gift Cards to purchase back to school
  • Grocery Gift Cards
  • Pharmacy Gift Cards
  • Uber/Lift Gift Cards

Electronics

  • Plug-ins
  • Alarm Clock
  • Earbuds to use in computer classes
  • USB Sticks to save their work
  • Wireless Printer
  • Copy paper
  • Trac-phone minutes (prepaid phone cards)
  • Small TV

ST. CLAIR COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER

Amazon Wish List

Cleaning & Paper Products                      

  • Dishwasher Pods / Liquid
  • Washing Powder
  • Clorox
  • Comet
  • Toilet Bowl Cleaner
  • Fabric Softener
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Air Freshener
  • Window Cleaner
  • Fabuloso
  • Furniture Polish
  • Oven Cleaner
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Tissue

Clothing-Women/Children

  • Plus size comfortable clothing for ladies
  • Plus size underwear
  • Newborn baby clothing/bottles




Learn More: Shelters

Kitchen Items

  • Foil
  • Quart / Gallon size plastic bags
  • Kitchen
  • Gift Cards
  • Sandwich bags
  • Plastic Wrap

Toiletries

  • Baby diapers / wipes
  • Makeup Wipes
  • Makeup  
  • Body Lotion
  • Toothpaste
  • Face Moisturizers
  • Mouthwash
  • Sanitary Pads / Tampons
  • Hair accessories
  • Ethic Hair products
  • Body Spray / Perfume
  • Floss
  • Razors
  • Tweezers

Gift Cards & Sponsorships

  • Walmart / gas gift cards for client assistance
  • Sponsor of meals

Electronics / Furnishings

  • Batteries:  AA and AAA
  • Alarm clocks for client rooms
  • 20"-32" TVs mounted in client rooms
  • TV antennas
  • Infant & children furniture, i.e., high chair, swing, walker, pack & play
  • Infant car seats
  • Children & family friendly DVDs
  • Mini refrigerator for client rooms
  • Luggage

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CLIENT SERVICES

Amazon Wish List

Gift Cards & Vouchers

  • Vouchers for clothing/housewares at America’s Super Thrift, Goodwill, and Salvation Army
  • Gas cards/Bus passes
  • Food gift cards

Learn More: DVS

Items for Children

  • Coloring books
  • Crayons
  • Small toys
  • Kid-friendly tablet with protective case and headphones

Other Items

  • Snacks
  • Snuggle – wearable blankets with sleeves for women
  • Diaper trash bags

STRATEGIC INITIATIVES & QUALITY ASSURANCE 

MY SISTER’S CLOSET

Amazon Wish List

Prom Palooza

  • Plus size evening gowns
    size XL & up / 14 & up
  • Formal shoes size 9 & up
  • Formal jewelry
  • Items for gift bags - nail polish, lip gloss, perfumes, lotions, etc. 

Learn More: MSC

Other Items

  • Black hangers
  • Wardrobe mirrors for store
  • Flat Screen TV to stream wardrobe / wellness info

Other Apparel

  • Plus size clothing (all styles) XL & up
  • Shoes (all styles) 9 & up
  • New underwear 

Questions?

Volunteer Manager
Valerie Johnson
205.322.9922, ext. 351
vjohnson@ywcabham.org