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Donate Goods

Donate Goods

Thank you for your interest in supporting YWCA of San Diego County through the donation of in-kind goods. Please see below for a current list of accepted items.

Drop-off appointments: Please arrange a drop-off appointment in advance by contacting the development office at 619.239.0355 x225 or development@ywcasandiego.org.

Vehicle donations: If you are interested in donating your vehicle, learn more about our simple and easy process. Our partner, Action Donation Services, handles everything for you and will issue a tax receipt.

In-Kind Donation Guidelines


  • Gift cards (Target, Walmart, gas cards, Visa, etc.)
  • Tickets to movies, sporting events, and theme parks



  • New comforters, blankets and bed linens (twin only)
  • New bath towels
  • New pots and pans, silverware, dishes, and kitchen utensils
  • New blenders, fans, and other small household items
  • New diapers (sizes 4 and 5) and baby wipes


Large Items

Donations of new and gently used large items, including furniture and strollers, must be approved in advance on a case-by-case basis. Please send a recent photo and dimensions of the item to development@ywcasandiego.org. Due to limited staff availability, large items must be delivered to our downtown offices by appointment.

  • Double and single strollers
  • Kitchen table and four chairs
  • Small sofas (vinyl/leather only)
  • Dressers
  • Coffee tables
  • Full bed frame (twin only)


YWCA is unable to accept the following items:

  • Used clothing, shoes, and accessories
  • Used sheets and towels
  • Used children’s toys
  • Used mattresses
  • Children’s car seats
  • Medication
  • Food