What We Need Now

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Seasonal drives are crucial to helping us meet immediate needs. You can make an individual donation or host a community drive to collect items essential to this mission. One great way to give is via our Amazon.com Wish List - items will be shipped directly to us! If you'd like to plan farther ahead, check out our upcoming drives calendar.

Current Drive: Help Homeless Youth with Critical Supplies for Cold Weather

Winter's cold, wet weather presses on, and homeless youth need support now more than ever. Every month this season, over 400 young people will walk through our doors looking for warm clothes, a hot meal, and a chance to get in out of the cold. Meeting those basic needs is the first step to earning their trust, and to helping them get off the streets and preparing for life.

You can help by making a donation of these critical

  • New underwear
  • Coats and rain jackets
  • New socks and shoes
  • Backpacks
  • Hoodies
  • Gloves and hand warmers
  • Blankets and sleeping bags
  • Long underwear
  • Gift cards (Target, Safeway, Fred Meyer)

Donations can be delivered Monday-Friday 9am-5pm to 2500 NE 54th St., Seattle, WA 98105. 

In-kind donation receipts will be issued to you for your tax purposes.

You can also make a donation online at www.youthcare.org or purchase donations from YouthCare’s Wish List on Amazon.com.

For more information, please contact us at donations@youthcare.org or (206) 204-1412.