Donation Wish List

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We welcome and rely upon your in-kind donation support! 

Thank you for helping us by donating the items we need.  Our administrative office on Woodmont is open on a limited basis.  Please contact Allison Adams via email to arrange to drop-off your donation.  

YWCA’s Weaver Domestic Violence Center & Transitional Supportive Services

WE ARE CURRENTLY UNABLE TO ACCEPT THESE ITEMS: clothing (except for Dress for Success), baby gear (highchairs, cribs, large strollers, bassinets, etc.), make-up, tampons, travel size toiletries, appliances, TVs, mattresses, used pillows, used sheets, bulky comforters and quilts, bedspreads, lap blankets or throws, books, DVDs or cassette tapes, plush or stuffed toys.


  • Gift cards (Walmart, Kroger, Publix, Walgreens, Target, Dollar General) Gift cards are very valuable to our organization.  They provide an opportunity for our clients to shop for themselves – an empowering exercise!  They also allow us to purchase items as needed, thereby alleviating our storage challenges.
  • Gas cards & adult bus passes (1-day & 7-day)
  • Gender neutral deodorant (like Arm & Hammer Essentials, Native, Simple Truth)
  • New sports bras & women’s underwear – all sizes
  • Pack-N-Plays in excellent condition – no other baby gear needed, thank you
  • New bed pillows
  • Body lotion (No other toiletries needed at this time.)
  • Rain ponchos
  • Styling gel for textured hair (new & unopened)
  • Satin sleep scarves/bonnets
  • New or gently-used wash cloths & bath mats (towels are not needed at this time)
  • New twin or full-size sheets
  • New or gently-used twin or full/queen blankets (No bedspreads, bulky quilts or comforters, duvets, lap blankets, or throws, please.)
  • Fabric softener dryer sheets (No liquid fabric softener, please.)
  • Pull-ups in all sizes (No diapers needed.)
  • Baby wipes

If you’re interested in organizing a group donation drive for the items we need, please contact Allison Adams via email for more information.

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Click HERE to see our Amazon Smile Wish List.

Abbie’s Safe Home – Our pet shelter at Weaver Domestic Violence Center

We are outfitting our new pet shelter – Abbie’s Safe Home – and welcome donations of these items:

  • New or gently-used (freshly laundered) towels
  • Unopened dry pet food (dog/cat) with a minimum 6-month shelf life
  • Visit our Abbie’s Safe Home Amazon Wish List  or our Chewy Wish List for more items you can purchase and have shipped directly to our office!

Dress for Success Nashville

We are in urgent need of donations of gift cards ($25-$50 to Walmart, Target, TJMaxx, Marshalls, Kohls, Uber) so our clients can purchase whatever we’re unable to provide to complete their wardrobe and help with transportation.  We also welcome donations of new & gently-used (freshly laundered), women’s career wear, on hangers, by appointment only.  Please go here to see detailed guidelines & to schedule your clothing donation drop-off appointment.  If you’d like to organize a donation drive to benefit Dress for Success, please contact Allison Adams via email for guidelines before you make plans.

Family Learning Center & Career Services

  • New or refurbished laptops or tablets  (wiped clean) in excellent condition
  • New headphones or earbuds with microphones (for laptop or tablet use)
  • Bus passes (especially 7-day or 31-day passes), Lyft or Uber gift cards

Please contact Allison Adams via email to make arrangements to drop-off your donation.

Re-New at YWCA

This volunteer-led program is dedicated to furnishing the homes of the women and children who are starting their lives anew after finding safety at the Weaver Domestic Violence Center.  If you’re interested in donating home furnishing items listed below, please send a photo of the item(s) and approximate dimensions to Cheryl Hays via email .  All items need to be in excellent condition.

  • Twin & full-size bedding (we cannot accept mattresses)
  • Artwork
  • Small scale occasional tables & night stands
  • Small scale coffee tables
  • Small scale sofas & chairs
  • Lamps
  • Bathroom linens & accessories

Questions about in-kind donations?  Contact Allison Adams via email  or call (615) 983-5144  for more information.