Our wide variety of YWCA Programs have an equally wide variety of donation needs.  Please contact E’Lise at [email protected] or (406)543-6691 if you are able to offer any of the donated items listed below.

Check out our registry for new items our participants need!

Domestic Violence Shelter Needs

Hypoallergenic bed covers
Zip-loc bags
Portable dog crates
Baby bottles without liners
Bike locks
Alarm clocks
Area rugs (new or used)
Gift cards (Wal-Mart, Target, grocery stores, gas stations)
Juice boxes
Water bottles
Notebooks, day planners, and agendas
Self-care items (manicure/pedicure sets, gift cards for haircuts)
Shampoo and body wash (full sized bottles)

Housing Program Needs

Small dining table and chairs
Double bed and mattress
TV+DVD player
Coffee maker
Camping gear (tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads)
Can openers
Cleaning supplies (dish soap, sponges, toilet bowl brushes, disinfecting spray)
Full-sized toiletries
Giftcards for laundry and oil changes
Hand and kitchen towels
Microwaveable dishes
Snack packs
Non-perishable food items: instant rice, instant mashed potatoes, canned soup (split pea, bean, lentil, cream of chicken or mushroom), pasta sauce, elbow macaroni, tuna, sardines, canned fruits, apple sauce, peanut butter & jelly

Children's Program Needs

Baby bottles
Baby monitors
Baby shampoo and soap
Baby teething toys
Baby wipes
Board games
Diapers (size 3 and 4)
Gift cards for community activities (bowling alleys, Carmike Cinema, Splash Montana, Currents)
Sheets for cribs
Toys (new)
Underwear (boys and girls, new – in the package)
Watercolor paints


Planet Kids Needs

Cork boards
Art supplies (paper, markers, crayons)
Batteries (AAA, AA, C, D)
Construction paper
Diapers (assorted sizes)
Easy Mac single servings
Juice boxes
Ping-pong table and paddles
Snacks (Goldfish crackers, pretzels, animal crackers – large containers)
Toys (new or gently used)

GUTS! Needs

In need of gear for Outdoor Summer Adventures (can be gently used):

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Long underwear bottoms
  • Water filter: preferably MSR MiniWorks EX Water Filter or something comparable
  • Medium frame women’s backpacking packs
  • Women’s hiking boots, sizes 5-10
  • Girls hiking boots, sizes 4-6
  • Water shoes or water sandals

Thrift Stores Needs

New or gently used mattresses
New or gently used furniture