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

Twin-size comforters
Baby swing
Gift certificates for local vets
Bike locks
Baby slings
Household tools/ toolkits
Can openers
Movie passes/ activity gift cards for families (Butterfly House and Insectarium, Indoor Soccer Arena, etc.)
Gift certificates for haircuts
Zip-loc bags
Baby bottles without liners
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

Accordion files for organizing paperwork
Kitchen garbage cans
Microwavable dishes
Can openers
Toiletry items (shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, etc.)
Cleaning supplies
Disinfecting wipes
Non-perishable food items: soup, canned chili, peanut butter and jelly, microwavable mac & cheese, applesauce, canned fruit, small cereal packets
Bagless vacuums
Hand warmers

Children's Program Needs

Baby bottles
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

Board games for older kids/ teens
Art supplies (paper, markers, crayons)
Batteries (AAA, AA, C, D)
Construction paper
Play dough
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

Mini fridge
Craft supplies
-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 furniture/ housewares