In-Kind Donations


For the safety of all clients, staff, and supporters, Sarah's Circle will not be accepting donation drop-offs until further notice. If you have items you'd like to donate, please either mail them or hold onto them until we annouce we are able to accept them as usual. We ARE still accepting needed items off our Amazon Wishlist as these are sent directly to our facility. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator with any questions. 

If you or a group you're involved with would like to organize a donation drive on our behalf, please contact us, so that we can effectively coordinate the donations being collected. 

We are currently in need of the following items:

(Last updated on 6/22/20)

In light of concerns regarding COVID-19 we are in immediate need of these items: 

  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Disinfectant Spray 
  • Disposable gloves for cleaning/serving
  • Travel size tissues
  • Cough drops
  • Dish Soap 
  • Laundry Detergent 
  • Alcohol "prep" Swabs 
  • Disposable Napkins
  • Disposable Cutlery 


Travel-Size Toiletry Items – All toiletry items must be unopened

  • Deodorant
  • Disposable Razors
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Floss
  • Baby Powder
  • Vaseline
  • Face and/or Body Wipes
  • Sunscreen

Personal Care Items – All items must be unopened

  • Adult Diapers for Women (pull-ups preferred)
  • Incontinence Pads
  • Travel Tissue Packs
  • Condoms (male and/or female)
  • Cough Drops
  • Cold, Sinus, and/or Allergy Medicine 
  • Ibuprofen
  • Multivitamins
  • Over 50 vitamins (for individuals over 50 years old)
  • Denture Cleanser and Adhesive
  • Hair Oil
  • Hair Brushes
  • Nail Polish and Polish Remover
  • Emory Boards and Nail Files
  • Cotton Balls
  • Nail clippers
  • Q Tips 
  • Hair clips/scrunchies 


Miscellaneous Items

  • Coloring books for adults 
  • Markers/Colored Pencils 
  • Umbrellas
  • Small towels
  • Tote Bags, Backpacks, and/or Luggage
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Ear Plugs
  • Headphones and/or Earbuds
  • Microwave Popcorn
  • Bulk Sugar, Ground Coffee, and/or Tea Bags (Unopened)
  • Reading Glasses
  • Pre-packaged Snack Foods and/or Beverages
  • Yarn
  • Crochet needles
  • Bras (especially larger sizes)
  • New underwear
  • Sunglasses

    Clothing Items - SARAH'S CIRCLE DOES NOT ACCEPT CLOTHING. Thank you for your understanding!

If you have questions about in-kind donations, please call (773) 728-1014, ext. 314. Thank you for considering us for your donations!

Ways to Help

Please visit our Ways to Help page to learn more about the many ways you can directly impact the women of Sarah’s Circle.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

Sarah's Circle

4838 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-1991

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