In order to meet the great demand for food, clothing and other necessities, we rely on donations from caring friends like you. View a list of needed items and find out how you can help!


Urgent Needs

The following items are urgently needed by the Women’s Center:

Frozen lunch items: chicken sandwiches, hot pockets, etc.

Family size healthy soups: chicken noodle, chicken and dumplings, chili.

Breads: loaves, bagels, muffins, sandwich buns/rolls.

Sandwich items: lunch meats, cheese, chicken salad, egg salad, peanut butter and jelly.

Drinks: bottled water, individual juices, Gatorade.

Fruit: apples, oranges, bananas, grapes, fruit trays.

Individually wrapped snack items: cashews, almonds, pistachios, granola or protein bars, fruit cups, juice, individual size peanut butter packs, tuna snack packs and vienna sausages.

Undergarments: new women’s underwear, new or gently used bras and new socks, tights and leggings, and women’s disposable underwear, all sizes

Hygiene Items (travel sizes): Denture adhesive, Deep Woods Off bug spray, baby wipes, deodorant, baby powder, toothbrush holders, travel tissues, Qtips, mouthwash (alcohol free), chapstick, hand sanitizer, tweezers, razors, body wash, band aids/first aid, hair brushes, toenail clippers and emery boards.

Reading glasses: (all powers) 2.0 and higher most needed

Rain Gear: Rain coats, rain ponchos, umbrellas

Spring clothing items: women’s sturdy flip flops, sandals and sneakers, sizes 6-11, tank tops, shorts, skirts and capri pants.


Ongoing Needs

The following items are continuously needed by the Women’s Center:

Bus tickets: sole mode of transportation for many of our low-income and no income clients. Current price for a day pass is $2.00 and for a monthly pass, $45.00. You may contribute money for the purchase of tickets or purchase directly and donate.

Clothing: New or gently used women's clothing, sizes S-XXXL

Food: Non-perishable, canned or packaged food, especially high protein food such as tuna, peanut butter,

Individual size condiment packets: mustard, ketchup, mayonnaise, sugar, sweetener, honey.

Consumables: 8 ½ x 11 white copy paper and white card stock, paper plates, cups, napkins, paper towels, toilet paper, garbage bags (13 gallon and 33 black).

Office Supplies: Sharpies, masking tape, 8 1/2 x 11 paper,

Cleaning supplies: Febreeze, Lysol, Spic n Span, Windex, 409, Clorox Wipes, large black trash bags, white trash bags

Please bring these in-kind donations to:

Women’s Center of Wake County
112 Cox Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605

Monday-Friday: 8am-6pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am-3pm


Shop online at Amazon Smile and have items shipped to Women's Center at the address above. A portion of your sale will be donated to The Women's Center. Our public Wish List is: WCWC URGENT NEEDS
Questions? Contact Viki Redding: or 919.829.3711 x108