Help families at Waypoint by donating in-kind gifts

You can help families at Waypoint by donating basic needs for our families. Waypoint accepts:

  • Food 
  • Personal hygiene products 
  • Cleaning supplies 
  • Laundry supplies 
  • New linens

Items are to be delivered to the Waypoint Reception Desk (318 5th St. SE in downtown Cedar Rapids) Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Waypoint is not able to pick up donations. See our full list of needs.

and Furniture
Waypoint does not accept clothing, furniture, or household items but we have partnered with several local agencies to help serve our clients. Donors with clothing or furniture items are encouraged to donate to these programs that assist Waypoint families. Below is a list of clothing and furniture donation and distribution sites in the community. For other gently used household items and large items, please contact the agency prior to drop off.

Waypoint Charitable Account at Stuff Etc.
Individuals are able to drop off gently used clothing, furniture, household items etc. at Stuff Etc. located at 252 Blairs Ferry Road Northeast in Cedar Rapids and donate it under the account name of Waypoint. As the donated items sell, the money received through Stuff Etc. will be donated to Waypoint programs . Visit for a list of accepted and needed items.

Young Parents Network - We Care Shop
To better serve our clients and community supporters, Waypoint has partnered with the Young Parents Network and other local agencies, to support the We Care Shop—a community outreach project that collects gently used baby/toddler clothes, toys, and items which benefits participants of the supporting agencies. This incentive project supplies much needed infant/toddler items to clients who ‘earn’ points in a variety of ways, ie: participating in group night. These points are then exchanged for items that are typically difficult for participants to purchase on their own. All gently used donations are processed through the Young Parents Network main office located at: 420 6th Street SE CR, IA 52401, 8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. Visit for a list of accepted items.

Other Community Options for Clothing Donations and Distribution:

Treasures Quality Resale (Bridgehaven)
405 8th Avenue, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Donations accepted: clothing and accessories, baby items, toys, books, games, DVDs, CDs, linens, home decor, small appliances, houseware items, and some furniture

Harambee House
404 17th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Donations accepted: clothing

Olivet Neighborhood Mission (Clothes Closet)
230 10th Street NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
Donations accepted: clothing and household items

420 6th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Donations accepted: baby i tems including
clothing, toys, books, equipment and furni ture;
brand new diaper s, baby wipes, and baby care

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