My Sister's House is the first and only non-profit organization to specifically identify
and address the unique needs of women and children impacted by domestic violence 
in the Central Valley's highly diverse Asian and Pacific Islander community.
Help Line:
(916) 428-3271
Safe Haven Wish List

The following is a list of items needed at the Safe Haven shelter. If you would like to donate clothing, food or other items for our clients, please contact (916) 930-0626.

Ongoing consumable goods: 

  • Spaghetti and tomato sauce
  • Canned tuna and other canned meats
  • Napkins
  • Individual or groups to donate food for 30 on (a) Tuesday night(s)
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Dish soap
  • Garbage Bags
  • Sanitary Napkins
  • Disposable utensils (forks, spoons, knives), paper plates and disposable cups

Shelter resident support:

  • Target or Walmart gift cards
  • Book store gift cards (Barnes & Noble)
  • Gift certificates for school supplies (Staples, Office Depot, Office Max)
  • Supermarket gift certificates (Raley's, Safeway, Savemart)
  • Costco gift certificates
  • Phone calling cards
  • Bus/Light Rail Passes
  • Car cover
  • Zippered standard-size pillow protectors (6)
  • Medium-size cotton bath mats (2)
  • New bathroom scale (analog)
  • Women's washable bed slippers (small; medium; large)
  • Children's washable bed slippers (small; medium; large)
  • Diapers (size 4 and up)
  • Refrigerator

Office Supplies:

  • Microcut shredder with at least a 14 liter capacity wastebasket
  • Purple Portfolio Folders
  • Scissors
  • Large clear storage containers with lids
  • Binder clips (all sizes)
  • Binder Clips (all sizes)
  • Postage stamps
  • Reams of colored paper (pink, lavender, and green); and white paper (for copier / printer and outreach use)
  • Yellow Post-it Notes (original size)
Art Supplies:
  • Paints, paint brushes
  • Colored Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Buttons
  • Colored Construction paper
  • Paper mache materials
  • Other fun art supplies

Special Note: While we accept donations of most used items, we cannot accept the following:

  • used shoes
  • stained, soiled, damaged clothing (rips, tears, holes, missing buttons, broken zippers)
  • used underwear
  • evening attire
  • broken or damaged/outdated appliances
  • soiled/damaged/broken/incomplete toys or games
  • used stuffed toys
  • used baby strollers
  • used baby carriers
  • used car seats
  • used baby high chairs
  • used wheel chairs

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