Sarah's Circle greatly appreciates in-kind donations. Donations of these items are critical to what we can offer women on a daily basis. We are currently in need of toiletries, personal care items, and miscellaneous goods. Please see a current list of needed items below.
If you or a group you're involved with would like to organize a donation drive on our behalf, please check in with us ahead of time at (773) 728-1014, ext 314, so that we can effectively coordinate the donations being collected.
We are currently in need of the following items:
(Last updated on 11/14/18)
Travel-Size Toiletry Items – All toiletry items must be unopened
Face and/or Body Lotion
Body Wash or Bar Soap
Face and/or Body Wipes
Personal Care Items – All items must be unopened
- Adult Diapers for Women
- Incontinence Pads
- Travel Tissue Packs
- Condoms (male and/or female)
- Cough Drops
- Cold, Sinus, and/or Allergy Medicine
- Denture Cleanser and Adhesive
- Hair Oil
- Hair Brushes
- Reusable Water Bottles
- Large Towels
- Tote Bags, Backpacks, and/or Luggage
- Sleeping Bags
- Ear Plugs
- Folding Personal-Use Shopping Carts
- Headphones and/or Earbuds
- Microwave Popcorn
- Bulk Sugar, Ground Coffee, and/or Tea Bags (Unopened)
- Sack Lunches (Please see volunteer opportunities for more information)
- Clothes Irons
- Reading Glasses
- Word Puzzles and/or Adult Coloring Books
- Pre-packaged Snack Foods and/or Beverages
- Crochet needles
- Socks (New Items Only)
- Underwear (New Items Only)
- Winter Coats
- Winter Boots and/or Waterproof Shoes
- Sweaters and/or Sweatshirts
- Stretch/ Yoga Pants
- Tennis Shoes
- Rain Coats and Ponchos
- Boxer Shorts
*Because of limited storage space we only accept clothing in good condition and that is appropriate for the current season. Donated clothing should be clean and folded when delivered. Larger clothing sizes (XL, XXL, 3XL) are especially needed. We are currently only accepting clothing sizes 12+ and sensible shoes sizes 8+ at this time. Men's clothing is also accepted.
In-kind items can be dropped off Monday - Friday between 9:30 am and 5:00 pm, except holidays, at our 4838 N. Sheridan Rd (Daytime Support Center) location. If you are providing a larger amount of donations (20 pounds or more), please call first to schedule a drop-off. If you need assistance carrying donations, please call when you arrive and we will send someone to assist.
See our Wish List on Amazon to pick out exactly what items are needed. Donations can be sent to 4838 N. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60640. Your contact information will NOT be automatically included on the return shipping label, so please include your name and address in the comment box so that we know who the donation is from!
If you have questions about in-kind donations, please call (773) 728-1014, ext 314. Thank you for considering us for your in-kind donations!