Donations Wish List

You can help by donating your new and gently worn women’s interview and work-appropriate clothing, shoes, accessories, makeup and personal care items. Your donations allow women to enter an interview, job training program, and/or new job with confidence. You can be part of the community that helps us serve over 2,600 women each year in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Each donation you make directly helps change women’s lives. All of your donations are tax deductible.

What To Donate

Clothing

  • We accept all women’s sizes, but greatly need sizes 0, 2, 4, 14+, tall, and maternity
  • Clothing must be clean and on hangers – no plastic bags please.
  • Suits & separates (blazers, dress pants, skirts, and dresses)
  • Blouses & sweaters
  • Undergarments and pantyhose (must be new and unworn)
  • Scrubs, lab coats, work pants (Dickies/ Dockers)
  • New undergarments

Shoes

  • Closed-toe shoes in neutral colors with a 3-inch heel or less (sizes 9 – 12 are greatly needed)
  • Non-skid shoes and steel-toed boots

Accessories & Jewelry 

  • Business appropriate purses & padfolios
  • Earrings (no larger than a quarter), pins, necklaces, bracelets, working watches
  • Belts & scarves (fashion, not winter)
  • Umbrellas

Makeup & Toiletries (New only please!) 

  • Shampoo & conditioner (full-size)
  • Hairspray, gel, mousse
  • Cosmetics / for all ethnicities
  • Feminine Hygiene products
  • Razors, shaving cream
  • Deodorant, soap, body wash
  • Hair brushes, combs, hair bands, hair accessories
  • Toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss

Miscellaneous Items 

  • Gift Cards (Amazon, Walmart, Target etc.)
  • Office Supplies
  • Children’s toys and activities
  • Healthy, non-perishable snack foods

All donation items can be dropped off with a staff member at the registration table during the Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Forum.

 

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