In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations provide the basic necessities and personal care items that connect children and families with comfort and safety when their lives are surrounded by chaos. Thank you for your interest in making a difference in the lives of those we serve.


Donation Drop Off

  • Donations are accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment. Please email Sue Royce, [email protected], or call 515-557-7825 to schedule a drop off.
  • We are located at 918 SE 11th Street, Des Moines, IA 50309, and donations are accepted at the northwest side of the building under the small blue awning.
  • Used Clothing/Bedding Policy: Please note that we can no longer accept gently-used clothing or bedding due to space limitations.

Donation Drives

If you would like to do a donation drive, Sue is willing and eager to help!


Shop Online

Urgent Needs Wish List

Don't forget to make YESS your designated nonprofit for Amazon Smile , and Amazon will donate an additional 0.5% on every qualified purchase!

Please note that Amazon does not share donor information with us. If you send us items from our wish list and would like a donation invoice, please reach out to [email protected].


Needs List

Below are the items we currently need for the children and families we serve.