Wish List

Shop online and send wish list items to the YWCA.

You can purchase needed items online at YWCA Amazon Wish List

Additional **High Priority** Needs

Putting food on the table can be a challenge for many people served by YWCA Madison. Our resident pantry helps. You can also help by providing:

  • grocery store gift certificates
    • Woodman’s – increments of $25 – $75
    • Walmart – in increments of $25 – $75
  • Non-perishable food items
    • Mac N Cheese, Soups, Microwavable Meals
    • Canned vegetables, fruits or meats
    • Canned/box juices
    • Cereal
    • Food items such as rice, beans, tortillas, adobo
    • Personal care pantry items
      • Textured Hair Care products
      • pads & tampons
      • full size shampoos and conditioners
      • body wash

To help families get to/from job interviews, medical appointments, and apartment viewings.

  • Gas gift certificates
    • Kwik Trip – increments of $15 – $25

Donation Location: YWCA Downtown | 101 East Mifflin Street | Suite 100 | Madison, WI 53703

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With over 100 children living at the YWCA each year, child care items are always in high demand.  Here are items that can help us take care of the children:

  • Disposable diapers & pull ups (Sizes 3, 4, & 5)
  • Wet wipes
  • New car seats
  • Strollers
  • Pack and Plays
  • New sippy cups
  • Step stools
  • New swim suits

Donation Location: YWCA Downtown | 101 East Mifflin Street | Suite 100 | Madison, WI 53703

If you have questions about a specific item, please contact Erin Farrar, Development and Volunteer Coordinator at 608-257-1436 option 2.

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An apartment is just a few rooms; a home is warm and inviting. Help make a home by donating household goods and cleaning supplies.

  • Pots, pans, & cookware
  • Household cleaners
  • Laundry Soap
  • Plastic shower curtains and rings
  • New bath towel sets
  • New single bed sheets & pillowcases
  • New dishcloths & towels
  • “Welcome Home” Kits (basic cleaning supplies and household goods in a plastic tote)
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Mops, brooms & dustpans
  • Fans
  • Stackable Storage Bins

Donation Location: YWCA Downtown | 101 East Mifflin Street | Suite 100 | Madison, WI 53703

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Items we can’t accept

Due to health and safety concerns or the high cost of disposal, there are some items we can’t accept.

  • Used Computers
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Appliances
  • Microwaves
  • Televisions (Tube)
  • Undergarments (bras, panties)
  • Men’s clothing
  • Furniture
  • Beds/Mattresses
  • Pillows/Bedding (used)
  • Used car seats
  • Used toys
  • Cell phones
  • Knick-knacks
  • Radios
  • Stereos
  • Video games
  • Magazines
  • Books
  • Records
  • CDs
  • Computer Programs
  • Travel size toiletries
  • Used Swimwear
  • Cribs

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