Homeless youth want to focus on their futures, but it’s hard to move forward without basic necessities. You can help young people achieve their goals by making a gift, hosting a drive, or purchasing currently needed items.

CURRENT NEEDS

Help youth build bright futures with the basics.

Fall/Winter Drive

  • New underwear
  • Shoes & sneakers
  • Waterproof shoes & boots
  • New toiletries
  • Cellphones & minutes
  • Headphones & earbuds
  • Bedding & pillows
  • Gift cards (Amazon, Visa, Fred Meyer, Safeway, Target)

Donations can be delivered Monday-Friday 9am-5pm to 2500 NE 54th St, Seattle, WA 98105. You can also purchase items from YouthCare’s Wish List on Amazon.com. For more information, contact us at (206) 204-1404 or donations@youthcare.org.


Other ways to give

DonateHost a drivePartnerVolunteer


Seasonal Drives

Year-Round Needs

January — December

  • New underwear & socks
  • Backpacks & school supplies
  • Prepaid phones & minutes
  • Jackets & hoodies
  • Hygiene items (shampoo, soap, razors)
  • Gift cards (Amazon, Visa, Fred Meyer, Safeway, Target)

Holidays

November — December

  • New underwear & socks
  • Shoes & sneakers
  • Cellphones & minutes
  • Headphones/earbuds
  • Bedding & pillows
  • Gift cards (Amazon, Visa, Fred Meyer, Safeway, Target)

Fall/Winter

October — March

  • New underwear & warm socks
  • Coats & jackets
  • Waterproof shoes & boots
  • Sleeping bags
  • New toiletries (shampoo, soap, razors)
  • Gift cards (Amazon, Visa, Fred Meyer, Safeway, Target)

Spring

March — April

  • New underwear & socks
  • Hygiene items (shampoo, soap, razors)
  • Sunscreen
  • Jackets & hoodies
  • Towels & bedding
  • Gift cards (Amazon, Visa, Fred Meyer, Safeway, Target)

Back-to-School

July — August

  • Backpacks & messenger bags
  • Alarm clocks & day planners
  • Scientific & graphing calculators
  • Art and school supplies
  • Nonperishable food
  • Gift cards (Amazon, Visa, Fred Meyer, Target)

Welcome Home

June — July

  • New underwear & socks
  • Small kitchen appliances
  • Dishes, cups, & utensils
  • Bedding & pillows
  • New kitchen & bath towels
  • Gift cards (Amazon, Visa, Fred Meyer, Target)