Consider donating hygiene items, food, or other supplies

bigstock-Community-Support-72375358.jpgWaypoint relies on community donations of food and toiletries to provide to women, children, and families in need. Waypoint does not accept clothing, household items, or other gently-used items but has partnered with other local businesses and agencies to continue to serve our families in need and donors. Check out out in-kind donation guidelines, if you have any questions.

Needed Items:

  • Laundry soap
  • Deodorant (men's & women's)
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Baby wipes
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Diapers (size 3 or larger)
  • Diaper cream
  • Tampons
  • African American hair products
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Razors 
  • Body wash
  • Lotion
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Baggies
  • Foil
  • Baby lotion
  • Baby shampoo
  • Baby wash
  • Toddler pull-ups
  • Baby powder

Non-perishable Food Items:

  • Boxed pasta meals
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned meats
  • Cereal
  • Crackers
  • Mac-n-Cheese
  • Uncooked pasta 
and sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Soup/stew
  • Tuna Helper
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Jelly/jam

Domestic Violence Victim Services Items:

  • Bus passes
  • Grocery and department store gift cards
  • Gas station 
gift cards

Madge Phillips Center Shelter Items:

  • New bath towels
  • New twin sheets
  • New pillows

Download our List of Needs flyer

At this time we DO NOT accept large furniture donations do to our lack of storage space.
Tapestry Time Bank (601 2nd Ave. SE, (319) 573-1744) and St. Vincent-De Paul (928 7th St. SE, (319) 365-5091) are two agencies currently accepting furniture donations. 

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