Wish List

If your organization is organizing a donation drive, please contact our staff to find out our greatest area of need.

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Stephanie Picard Bowen Volunteer & Events Coordinator Work Phone: 707-800-3967

Our Wish List

Kitchen Items

  • Blender
  • Food Processor
  • Paper Towels
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • Silverware
  • Paper Plates
  • Plastic Forks
  • Plastic Knives
  • Reusable Tupperware
  • Cleaning Supplies


  • New Bath Size Towels
  • New Bed Linens (XL Twin Size)
  • New Comforters (XL Twin Size)
  • Mesh Laundry Hampers

Transportation & Travel

  • Sonoma County Bus Passes (single use or monthly)
  • Santa Rosa City Bus Passes (single use or monthly)
  • Gas Cards
  • New Bicycles
  • New Skateboards
  • New Helmets
  • Air Pumps
  • Bicycle Combination Locks
  • paint and brushes (any color outdoor paint)
  • work gloves


  • Men’s Rain Boots, sizes 10-13 (high need!)
  • Women’s Rain Boots, sizes 9-11 (high need!)
  • 25 pairs of new slippers or “house shoes”
  • New Interview Clothing for men and women (shirts, slacks, socks, & shoes)

All other clothing donations can be dropped off in the SAY Goodwill Bins (locations listed below). Goodwill partners with SAY to return any donations made into these designated bins with vouchers. These vouchers are given to young people who can use them to shop for their own clothing in Goodwill stores!

SAY/Goodwill Bins:

Coffee House Teen Shelter
1243 Ripley St.
Santa Rosa, CA 95401


  • new floor cushions (we love these!)
  • 10′-14′ round rug
  • bean bag chairs


  • gift cards to any local grocery store

Health & Outdoor Items

  • Full Size Deodorant (high need!)
  • Toothbrushes & Toothpaste (high need!)
  • Disaster Preparedness Kit
  • Anti-Germ Breathing Masks
  • AED Machine
  • Tarps
  • Tents
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Flashlights
  • Backpacks
  • Batteries
  • Hair Brushes (new)
  • Razor Blades and Shaving Cream
  • Box of Condoms (unopened, please check expiration dates before donating)
  • Alcohol Wipes
  • Single Use Instant Cold Packs
  • Ymca Shower/Gym Passes
  • Full Barber Experience (gift cards – for young men)
  • Haircut/Style (gift cards – for young women)

Other Items

  • Backpacks & Carrying Bags
  • Umbrellas
  • Activity Books
  • Notebooks
  • Gift Cards to Coffe Shops Near the Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Gift Cards to Art.com
  • Art & Craft Supplies
  • Board Games (for teenagers & adults) – Dominoes, Playing Cards, Cards Against Humanity, etc.)
  • Puzzles
  • Movie Theatre Passes (local theatres)
  • Bookstore Gift Card
  • Pocket Sized Calendars
  • Agendas
  • Binders
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Watches
  • New or less than 5 years old flat screen television (please contact us before dropping off)
  • Gaming System with Dance Dance Revolution & Rockband
  • Gaming System accessories

Please contact us to arrange a time to drop off your donation!

Photo of Stephanie Picard Bowen
Stephanie Picard Bowen Volunteer & Events Coordinator Work Phone: 707-800-3967