Donating Items

Your donations provide essential supplies and resources for families at Raphael House. These gifts help make our work possible, and we sincerely appreciate your support!

Have questions or want to learn more about supporting us? Please contact Quinn Wilson at (503) 243-5159.

WHAT WE NEED MOST

General operating funds are our greatest need at all times!
While we sincerely appreciate in-kind support, we must raise 2/3 of our emergency shelter budget each year. To make a monetary contribution or learn more about supporting us financially, please click here.

Monthly Donation drop-off EVENTS

  • 11.7
  • 11.21
  • 12.5
  • 12.11
  • 12.12

Donation Drop-off events are held on the first Thursday of each month from 11AM-1PM and on the third Thursday from 5-7PM at SE Uplift (3534 SE Main St). Knock on the glass doors when you arrive, and one of our volunteers will assist you. Donations will only be accepted at this location during these days and times.

 

We will have additional Holiday Program Donation Drop-off events at Tabor Heights United Methodist Church (6161 SE Stark St) on December 11 from 10am-2pm and December 12 from 3-7pm. 

 

Click here to learn more about our Holiday Program.

 

See all Donation Drop-Off Days on OUR calendar

current needs list

We can only accept new, unopened items. If you’re hosting a drive, please get in touch for our most up-to-date needs. Thank you!

Fred Meyer
Gift Cards

Lotion
(Family-size bottles)

Natural Cleaning Supplies
(please exclude Simple Green products)

Scratch-free
Sponges

Shampoo
(Family-size bottles)

Deodorant
(all genders)

Products for
African American Hair

33-Gallon
Black Trash Bags

Conditioner
(Family-size bottles)

Body Wash
(Family-size bottles)

Melatonin
Supplements

Full-Size
Bed Pillows

Fred Meyer
Gift Cards

Lotion
(Family-size bottles)

Natural Cleaning Supplies
(please exclude Simple Green products)

Scratch-free
Sponges

Shampoo
(Family-size bottles)

Deodorant
(all genders)

Products for
African American Hair

33-Gallon
Black Trash Bags

Conditioner
(Family-size bottles)

Body Wash
(Family-size bottles)

Melatonin
Supplements

Full-Size
Bed Pillows

Not accepted lisT

Opened or Used Toiletry and Personal Care Items
Any item not in good, working condition
Furniture, Cribs, or Mattresses
Travel-size Toiletries
Off-season Clothing (Even New)
Used Clothing or Shoes
Large Appliances and Large Electronics
Perishable Foods
Cell Phones
Used Toys
Stuffed Animals
Opened or Used Toiletry and Personal Care Items
Any item not in good, working condition
Furniture, Cribs, or Mattresses
Travel-size Toiletries
Off-season Clothing (Even New)
Used Clothing or Shoes
Large Appliances and Large Electronics
Perishable Foods
Cell Phones
Used Toys
Stuffed Animals

Alternative donation sites

While we can’t accept all items, please contact our community partners to fill their donation needs! Click here for a Community Resource List with additional donation options.
Furniture and housewares: Community Warehouse
Children’s clothing and toys: Northwest Children’s Outreach
Adult’s clothing: William Temple House
Cell phones: Call To Safety

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Who do we serve?

Raphael House proudly serves anyone impacted by domestic violence regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, immigration status, primary language, or sexuality.

Multigenerational families with kids (and adults) of all ages are supported, and we welcome companion animals!

Other items we accept

General shelter supplies
  • Granulated sugar
  • Non-scratch sponges
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Powdered HE laundry detergent
  • Powdered dishwasher soap
  • Garbage bags (13 and 33 gallon)
  • Ziploc bags (gallon and quart)
  • Aluminum foil
  • Toilet paper
  • AAA, AA, 9-volt, and D batteries
  • Powder cleanser i.e. Comet or Bon Ami
  • Bleach
  • Small TVs (new or gently used)
  • VCRs and DVD players (new or gently used)
  • Surge protectors (new or gently used)
Personal care products
  • Full-size bottles of shampoo and conditioner
  • Products for African American, black, and curly hair (specifically hair lotion, leave-in conditioner, pomades, activating hair gel, hair relaxer, and hair grease)
  • Pads and tampons (unopened boxes only)
  • Body wash
  • Body lotion
  • Toothpaste and mouthwash
  • Deodorant
  • Razors
  • Products for men and teen boys (deodorant, shaving cream, body wash, hair care, etc.)
  • Q-tips
  • Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen
  • Pedialyte
Baby items
  • Baby shampoo
  • Baby lotion
  • Body wash
  • Teething supplies
  • Bottles and sippy cups
  • Baby monitors
Youth Program
  • Backpacks (new or very gently used)
  • Headphones
  • School supplies
  • Craft kits and art supplies
  • Basketballs, footballs, and soccer balls
  • Family-friendly movies DVD or VHS (new or gently used)
  • Playstation 2, Wii, and Xbox games (new or gently used for all ages)
  • Journals for kids and teens
Housewares
  • Pillows (new only)
  • Sheets and blankets (twin size only)
  • Towels (bath and hand size only)
  • Blenders
  • Can openers
  • Baking dishes
  • Cookie sheets

In their words…

For over 40 years we have served countless families, each with their own unique voice and story.

hear from survivors 

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