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.
24-Hour 
Multilingual 
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:


  • Paper Shredder
  • 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  • broken or damaged/outdated appliances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
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