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Wish Lists
 
Your generosity is what allows the Network to care for and support the individuals who are homeless in Yakima County. Financial gifts as well as material goods are both very much appreciated.  If you are curious as to how you can best help with a material good, review the following list from various Network members.  By giving items from this list, you ensure that you donation addresses the immediate needs of our community.
 
Homeless Network

This Year's Point in Time Survey and Project Homeless Connect needs items to distribute to families and individuals who are homeless in Yakima County on the day of the event.  If you would like to donate, please contact Tim Sullivan at 509-574-1520. Needed items include the following:

 

  • Extra large and bigger jackets and gloves as well as children sizes.
  • Blankets
  • Jackets
  • Socks
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Scarves
  • Sleeping
  • Bags
  • Backpacks
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tissue
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Hair Brushes
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable Razors
  • Towels 
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Can Openers
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries

 

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services
Yakima Neighborhood Health Services targets health services for homeless families and individuals in Yakima.  Donations are accepted at the Front Desk – for more information contact them at 509-454-4143 or visit them on the Web at http://www.ynhs.org.
They are in need of the following to assist them in servicing the individuals and families who are homeless in our community:
 
  • Blankets and Sleeping Bags
  • Jackets, Socks, Gloves, Hats and Scarves
  • Duffle Bags and Backpacks
  • Non-perishable Food items
  • Hygiene Items
  • Bottled Water
  • Flashlights and Batteries
  • Can Openers

 

Rod's House

Rod's House is the newest addition to local wrap-around services for people who are homeless and the only facility exclusively for homeless youth.  Donations are accepted Monday - Friday.  Receipts are available upon request. 509-895-2665.

 

  • New underwear, boxers and socks (all sizes, larger sizes appreciated)
  • Winter coats and extreme weather sleeping bags
  • New or like-new clothing, shoes and coats designed for teens (all sizes, larger sizes appreciated)
  • Full-size personal hygiene items (unopened) such as deodorant, shaving cream, feminine hygiene products, toilet paper, high-quality disposable razors, hair styling products, hand sanitizer, etc.
  • New white towels, wash cloths and hand towels
  • Laundry soap and garbage sacks
  • Household items, such as disinfecting wipes, paper napkins, paper or plastic cups, disposable utensils, disposable plates and light bulbs
  • Office items like printer paper and ink cartridges (HP Q2612A 12A)
  • Bus passes for Community Transit are always helpful
  • Monetary donations to support utilities, insurance, staffing, basic groceries, etc.
  • Gift cards for groceries are also much appreciated.

 

Triumph Treatment Services

Triumph Treatment Services (TTS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and individuals overcome chemical dependency and regain and maintain control of their lives. Below is a list of items regularly needed for their Hygiene Center.  A variety of donations are also needed for other programs run by TTS.  If you would like to make a donation, please call 509-248-1800 and ask for Frank Bly or T. J. Mattingly.

 

  • Shampoo
  • Shaving Cream
  • Toothpaste
  • Brushes
  • Soap
  • Towels
  • Men's Clothing for regular and warm weather
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Misc. cleaning supplies
  • Bus Passes

 

Sunrise Outreach

Sunrise Outreach Center is a Christian humanitarian non-profit located in Yakima, Washington.  Our purpose is to meet people where they are with the love of Christ and build on what they have.  We at Sunrise Outreach are committed to applying best practice solutions for hunger, homelessness and apathy through community mobilization, neighborhood involvement and networked information exchange.

 

  • Adult toiletries of all sorts
  • Adult and children's underwear
  • Socks - All sizes
  • Diapers - All sizes
  • Coffee along with creamer and sugar
  • Groups willing to make sandwiches, soup and bake cookies
  • Fresh farm produce
  • All types of canned and box food
  • Full and twin size sheets and pillow cases (white please)