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Wish List

To arrange a donation drive for groups, call 425-259-2827 ext 1013

Gift Certificates

One of the best ways to help is to donate gift 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)
  • Gift Certificates - Shoes (Payless)
  • 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

With your help, this year DVS will supply the items listed below to over 300 victims 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, full and queen)
  • new bath towels
  • dish sets
  • silverware sets
  • shower curtains
  • microwave ovens
  • coffee makers
  • vacuum cleaners
  • toasters
  • blenders
  • new pillows
  • kitchen utensils

Shelter Needs

  • twin sheets & blanket sets
  • new white bath towels & washcloths
  • new warm blankets
  • new tweezers and nail clippers
  • shaving cream and disposable razors
  • toothbrush-individually wrapped/toothpaste
  • socks (women & children)
  • pajamas (women & children)
  • underwear (women & children)
  • slippers
  • deodorant
  • Full-sized lotion
  • Full-sized shampoo & conditioner
  • US long distance pre-paid calling cards (for land line use)

Specialty Personal Care Items

  • African American hair care products; straighteners, conditioners, oils, pomades
  • Hair color
  • Make-up/eyeliner & mascara (black or brown)


** Items NOT Needed **

  • Tampons & Maxi Pads
  • Dental Floss
  • Women's cosmetics
  • Stuffed Animals

Bring Non-Group/Individual donations to:

The New & Again Thrift Shoppe
3116 Rucker Ave (½ Block South of Pacific)
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. CLOSED Saturday and SUNDAY beginning August 2013.  These are our Winter Hours beginning November 12, 2013.

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.

Phone Numbers Purple Ribbon

DVS 24-hour Crisis Hotline (425) 25-ABUSE (425) 252-2873

WA State Hotline (800) 562-6025

National Hotline (800) 799-SAFE (800) 799-7233