Current Needs

Seasonal drives are crucial to helping us meet immediate needs. You can make an individual donation or host a community drive to collect essential items for the young people in our programs. One great way to give is via our Wish List - items will be shipped directly to us! If you'd like to plan farther ahead, check out our upcoming drives calendar.

Current Drive: Survival Supplies

Winter in Seattle can be tough on homeless youth. The weather is predictable - cold and wet. Youth hurrying to work, school, or to receive services at YouthCare need warm clothing and other necessities to help them move from surviving to thriving.

Pick up a few needed items next time you are shopping, or order from our Wish List- items will be shipped directly to us! 

Currently needed items: 

  • New underwear
  • New socks
  • Backpacks
  • Jeans and coats
  • Alarm clocks
  • Plus sized clothing & shoes
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • Sleeping bags
  • Blankets
  • Travel-size hygiene supplies
  • New razors
  • Dental Supplies
  • Gift cards (Target, Fred Meyer, QFC, etc.)
  • Orca cards & bus tickets

Donations can be delivered Monday-Friday 9am-5pm to 2500 NE 54th St., Seattle, WA 98105. 

In-kind donation receipts will be issued to you for your tax purposes.

You can also make a donation online at or purchase donations from YouthCare’s Wish List on

For more information, please contact us at or (206) 204-1412.