Wish List

To arrange a donation drive for groups, call Sharon at 425-259-2827 ext 1024

Gift Certificates

One of the best ways to help is to donate gift cards/certificates:

  • Gift Certificates - Pizza (enables the women and children in the shelter to have a special treat)
  • Gift Certificates - Clothing stores (Old Navy, Fred Meyer, Target, Kmart, Walmart, McDonald's)
  • Gift Certificates - Food stores (Safeway, Albertsons, etc) so food items that are culturally appropriate may be purchased by shelter residents
  • Gift Certificates -Transportation: bus passes or prepaid gas cards for job/home hunting
  • Gift Certificates - Haircuts for HairMasters, Super Cuts, etc.
  • Bus Passes - Everett Transit, Community Transit and big need for Seattle bus passes

With your help, this year DVS will supply the items listed below to over 400 clients and children. We ask that all items be new or gently used.

Transitional Housing Units

  • kitchen towels and dish towels
  • pots & pans
  • new bedding sets (twin and full)
  • new bath/hand/face towels  
  • dish sets/pot holders/kitchen towel sets
  • silverware sets
  • shower curtains
  • bathroom rugs any color
  • microwave ovens
  • coffee makers
  • vacuum cleaners
  • toasters
  • blenders
  • Glasses - plastic and glass
  • new pillows
  • kitchen utensils, Swiffers, brooms. food storage containers
  • backpacks with school supplies
  • DVD players and movies (non violent)
  • Kitchen garbage cans
  • Can openers, peelers, mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, baking sets
  • Karaoke machine for community room
  • Cleaning supplies for bathrooms and kitchens

Shelter Needs

  • twin and full size quilts and/or comforters
  • twin and full size sheet sets
  • NEW pillows
  • new white bath towels, hand towels & washcloths (white is easy to bleach and keep clean for various clients using the towels) 
  • new warm blankets
  • New white bath mats for shower
  • new tweezers and nail clippers
  • toothbrush and full size toothpaste
  • socks (women & children & toddlers)
  • pajamas (women & children)
  • underwear (women & children-boxers for boys small, medium & large)
  • underwear (medium and large size men's for teens)
  • slippers for women & children
  • deodorant/shaving cream for women and teen boys
  • New white shower curtains
  • New white laundry baskets
  • Small throw rugs of any color
  • Full-sized lotion
  • US long distance pre-paid calling cards (for land line use)
  • Small electric alarm clocks
  • Baby toys/bibs/teething rings/bottles/sippy cups 
  • DVD's-non violent for adults and children  
  • Backpacks
  • BRAND NEW stuffed animal bears and other similar type of animals for the childrens beds in the shelter 
  • New Blenders - used often at shelter and therefore can break
  • New Cookware sets - used often at shelter and get worn out quickly
  • New Knife sets - used often at shelter
  • New Coffee mugs - used often at shelter and can be given to residents to take with them  


Specialty Personal Care Items

  • African American hair care products; straighteners, conditioners, oils, pomades
  • Hair color
  • Make-up/eyeliner & mascara (black or brown)
  • Maxi pads/Mini pads/Tampons
  • Blow dryers
  • Straight irons
  • Curling irons
  • Please note: we do not accept used or opened shampoo/conditioner, make up or opened personal care products due to health concerns


Child Specific

School supplies including backpacks, paper, ruler, pencils, pens, crayons, erasers, etc. - needed all year round for children coming to the shelter outside of "Back to School time".

Children's toothpaste and tooth bruchses - kids sizes only

Baby wash/shampoo

Boys boxers-small, medium and large

slippers for girls and boys

girl hair bows, headbands and hair ties

baby monitors

new umbrella strollers

BRAND NEW stuffed animals


** Items NOT Needed **

  • Dental Floss
  • Women's cosmetics
  • Used Stuffed Animals
  • Food
  • Miniature/travel size shampoo, conditioners, soap, etc.

Bring Non-Group/Individual donations to:

The New & Again Thrift Shoppe - Please Note We Have MOVED:
3010 Grand Ave., Everett, WA
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Open Saturday: 10am - 2pm.  Closed Sunday.   

Please call in advance 425-258-4428

When dropping off items:

Please include your contact information (name, address, telephone number and email address) plus a brief description of the donation and so we can thank you for your generous donation and mail a receipt for your records.

Thank you for your generosity and for your support of the women and children we serve.