There are may ways you can support DVSBF:
Urgent Need: full sized shampoos and conditioners and liquid laundry detergent (HE).
Furniture and Household Items:
As our clients take the reclaiming steps of building a safe and new life for themselves and their children, they often find themselves stuck with the need to furnish their new homes. Bed frames (not mattresses), furniture, tables and other household items fill a great need for these families and we appreciate your effort in making a donation of this size.
Please contact our housing advocate at 509-222-4741 to coordinate drop-off for donations of furniture and household items.
In an innovative and collaborative efforts, New Beginnings Thrift Shop accepts clothing donations on behalf of DVSBF; This exciting opportunity allows us to dedicate our time to serving our clients and their children while simultaneously giving clients the freedom to shop, without charge, for their personal and unique needs. As such, DVSBF does not accept used clothing.
All general donations (other than clothing and furniture) can be brought to our office in Kennewick.
Most Needed at Shelter:
Twin &/or Double Comforters/Quilts and Sheets
New socks & underwear (women’s & children’s)
New PJs (women’s & children’s)
On-Going Client Needs:
Sweat pants & pjs – black, S, M, L, & XL
Diapers, Wipes & Baby Supplies
Shampoo & Conditioner (Regular Size)
Lotions, body wash
Tweezers, nail clippers
Other Household Items:
Liquid laundry soap
Swiffer-like mops and wet & dry cloths
Lysol or Bleach
Drinking Glasses, Plates, Bowls
Baggies, Foil, Garbage bags
Dish soap, liquid Dishwasher detergent
dixie cups & napkins
Mac & cheese “helpers”
goldfish or other small crackers
fruit snacks & fruit cups
Money designated for Emergency Client Funds: Frequently seemingly small barriers are BIG barriers for our clients:
- a tank of gas
- birth certificates
- bus tickets to get home
- application fees for securing housing
Support Group & Children’s Groups Supplies: Having creative activities and something to do with your hands is therapeutic for both adults and children as it distracts the mind, soothes the soul, and de-stresses the body.
- colorful paper
- washable paint & markers
- washable stamp pads
- glue sticks & glue dots
- craft foam
- googly eyes
- scrapbook supplies
- stickers & jewels
- beads, cording & ribbon
Domestic Violence Services of Benton & Franklin Counties is a non-profit organization registered with the Secretary of State Charities Division. All donations are deductible to the extent provided under the law. No good or services are provided by the organization to the donor in return for the donation.