need help now? call the ywca rock county emergency helpline (608) 752-2583 or text (608) 371-9288.

Our Wish List

In-kind donations help the YWCA focus the maximum amount of funds on direct client services. Listed below are current needs categorized by program.  Donations to the YWCA are tax-deductible and we'll gladly provide you with a tax receipt upon delivery. *It is the responsibility of the donor to assess donation value for all in-kind gifts.

CARE House: Easel Pads, DVD-R's, DVD sleeves, AA and 9-volt batteries, compact flourescent bulbs, toilet paper, bottled water, landscaping stone, snacks, copy paper

Women's Shelter: fresh or frozen vegetables, orange juice, milk, meats, lunch meats, twin sheets, blankets, towels, pillow cases, pillows, sanitary products, diapers, new women's and children's  undergarments, new socks, laundry products, new washer and electric dryer, dressers, cleaning products, gas-only cards, bus tokens, dishcloths, phone cards

Child Care Program: Gift cards (Michaels, Hobby Lobby), paper towels, Kleenex, markers, crayons, batteries (D, C, AA, AAA), Cordless phones, radios, napkins, beads, board games, freezer.

Transitions Program: New computers (4), office supplies, gas-only cards, new or gently used women's professional clothing

Immigrant Outreach Program: Phone cards, gas-only cards

Due to space and staff limitations, we do not accept donations of used clothing, appliances, household items or furniture. We ask donors to contact the following partners to arrange a drop off of these items:

  •    Act of Kindness - please call ahead at 608-728-0841 - 1212 S. Oakhill Ave. Janesville
  •    Rock Responds - Call Linda Williams, United Way Coordinator at 608-313-8692
  •    Salvation Army - Store and drop-off center located at 1819 Center Ave., Janesville 

If you wish to purchase something for the YWCA, remember that Smile.Amazon will also contribute to the YWCA Rock County financially for your order as well as deliver to our address!  We thank you for your generosity and support of our programs.