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:

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

Individually wrapped snack items: granola or protein bars, fruit cups, juice, Individual size peanut butter packs, Tuna snack packs

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

New Women’s Underwear, sizes 5-10

New or gently used bras, all sizes

Hygiene Items (travel sizes): Baby wipes, deodorant, baby powder, travel tissues, mouthwash (alcohol free), chapstick, hand sanitizer, razors, body wash, band aids/first aid, hair brushes.

Reading glasses (all powers)

Winter wear items: coats (XL-3XL most needed), thermal hats, scarves, thermal gloves, fleece jackets, hoodies, thermal socks, hand warmers.

Women's sneakers, size 7-10 (including 1/2 sizes)--Size 10 most needed


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

Undergarments: (NEW ONLY) Bras, panties, socks all sizes

Personal hygiene items: Depends adult diapers, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, disposable wipes, hair accessories, natural hair products, disposable razors,

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

Individual size 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 large black).

Water repellent tote bags, umbrellas and rain ponchos

Cleaning supplies: Febreeze, Lysol, Spic n Span, Windex, 409, Clorox Wipes

Please bring these in-kind donations to:

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


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