Needs List

Many people, community groups, and businesses help victims of domestic violence by providing materials or a service. Past in-kind contributions have included painting, landscape maintenance, paving and cementing services, space-planning, Thanksgiving turkeys and many other *materials and services. For more information on in-kind giving, visit our volunteer page or please call Debi at (218) 828-1216.

Needs List


New company van/vehicle

Bedding and Household Items:

  • Standard size pillows
  • Twin blankets
  • Twin Bedding
  • Towels & Wash cloths
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Pots and Pans
  • Cookie Sheets
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • (Gently used or new) Air Mattresses

Infants and Toddlers:

  • Baby teething rings, pacifiers, bottles, bibs 
  • Diapers, sizes 4, 5, and 6
  • Pull-ups
  • Disposable wipes
  • Baby bottles
  • Baby Monitors
  • Baby formula
  • Pedialyte
  • Clothes
  • Boys underwear
  • New Car Seats

Children's Enrichment Center Items: 

  • Family Board Games 
  • Card Games (Uno, playing cards, memory, etc.)
  • Barbies, baby dolls, Infant toys, dump trucks
  • Art Supplies (paints, brushes, colored pencils, glitter, stencils, markers)
  • Office paper, colored construction paper, butcher paper
  • Combined easel/chalkboard
  • School supplies

Transitional clients moving out: 


Hangers
  • Kitchen mat
  • Soap dispenser
  • Dishes
  • Cups/mugs
  • Silverware
  • Pots/pans
  • Coffee maker
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Can Opener
  • Peeler
  • Cutting boards/cutting mats
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet brush
  • Plunger
  • Towels
  • Shower curtain
  • Cleaning supplies, mops, brooms
  • Curtain rings
  • Curtain liner
  • Wastebasket
  • Personal care items

Pet Supplies:


Dog collars,
Dog & cat harnesses, 
Dog & cat food/treats
Dog & cat grooming combs/brushes
Litterbox liners, cat litter

Other Items: 


  • Large bottles of Shampoo, soap, face wash
  • Band-Aids
  • Hair products for women of color
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Bus Tokens (Dail A Ride)
  • Gift cards for gas, retail stores, or groceries
  • Books (Adult and Child)
  • Paint By Number (For adults and children)
  • Ladies business attire
  • Ladies bathrobes
  • Household tool kits
  • Women's 1x pants, pajamas, hoodies
  • Women's tennis shoes & sandals size 8, 9, 10
  • File-type organizers
  • Planners
All items should be new or gently used.

Cell phones
All cell phones are accepted, including cell phones without chargers or accessories, and broken cell phones. If a phone can't be converted, it is recycled. To donate, simply drop off or mail cell phones to the Mid-Minnesota Women's Center, PO Box 602 Brainerd Minnesota, 56401


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