Wish List for Sarah's House

Thank you for considering a donation to Sarah’s House. Our guests greatly appreciate it! We can always use your help. The things we need most, in priority order are:

  • Donations (You can make your online donation here.) This is the best way to help the Center overall.
  • Volunteers (Learn more about volunteering with us here.) 
  • Gift Cards (from food stores, Walmart, and Target). These give us the most flexibility for filling immediate needs.
  • In-kind donations, such as the items listed below

These items are what we need most right now. Please consider increasing the impact of your gift by organizing a donation drive.

Kitchen and  Food 

  • Aluminum disposable pans (medium and large)
  • Plastic forks and spoons
  • Paper plates, cups, napkins, towels
  • Sugar and sugar substitutes 
  • Cereal (Kix, Cheerios, Rice Chex, etc.)
  • Salad dressing (Ranch, etc.)
  • Canned fruits (all varieties)
  • Canned vegetables (all varieties)
  • 100% juice fruit drinks
  • Powdered drink mixes
  • Snacks for children (goldfish crackers, granola bars, etc.)


Please note: Due to health department regulations, all bedding must be new, not used. 

  • Pillows (new)
  • Sheets (twin and full size)
  • Blankets
  • Baby Wash cloths
  • Towels

Women and Children

  • Ladies Black Pants (all sizes needed)
  • Women's deodorant
  • Femine hygiene and hair products
  • Chapstick
  • Children's and adult's cough medicine and over the counter pain relievers (acetaminophen, ibuprofen, etc.) 
  • Baby bottle and feeding supplies
  • School supplies
You can shop online for wish list items and have them shipped directly to Sarah's House. If you are buying items for donation, consider using Amazon Smile. Amazon Smile will donate a percentage of your purchase price to Associated Catholic Charities when you use and designate Associated Catholic Charities. And, you can save time by shipping the order directly to Sarah's House. Learn more about Amazon Smile here

We need diapers all the time!

  • Diapers, any brand, especially sizes 4, 5 & 6 
  • Pull-ups
  • Unscented wipes
  • Diaper Genie refills

Did you know?

  • The cost of diapers for one child is about $100 a month.
  • Food Stamps & WIC do not cover the cost of diapers.
  • An infant uses up to 12 diapers/day and a toddler up to 8/day.
  • Babies kept in diapers for extended periods of time suffer physically and emotionally.
  • Moms miss work & school, because day care centers do not accept children without diapers. 
  • No diapers, no daycare, no job.