Explore our Wish Lists

LACASA Center and the LACASA Collection help thousands of local victims, survivors and their families each year. We are always in need of basic necessities, food items, paper goods, cleaning products, and general operating supplies.

Donation Information

LACASA Center: Due to health and safety regulations, our agency & shelter is prohibited from accepting any used items. You may drop off Wish List donations at LACASA Center on Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. You also may order items to be directly delivered to LACASA on our Amazon Wish List.

LACASA Collection: You may donate new and gently-used adult clothing & accessories; children’s clothing & toys; and household kitchen, décor & furnishings at the LACASA Collection, our unique resale boutique in Howell. This is the place where the public shops for great finds and our clients shop for the things they need at no charge. Visit the LACASA Collection website to view donation hours and guidelines.

We can’t accept some items

Due to health and safety regulations, the shelter is prohibited from accepting any used items. If you want to donate new, nearly new or gently-used clothing, children’s toys, household items, or furnishings, please bring donations to the LACASA Collection, our upscale resale store. This is the place where our clients are empowered to shop with dignity for the things they need at no charge.

WISH LIST: Shelter & Agency Needs

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Critical Shelter Needs

  • Gift Cards (Visa cards/gift cards for gasoline stations, grocery stores & superstores; fast food restaurants)
  • LETS bus tokens
  • New Underwear for women in all sizes
  • New Slippers for women in all sizes
  • New Adult Pajamas, all sizes
  • White Tee Shirts: all sizes
  • New Hooded Sweatshirts for women and children, all sizes
  • Twin Sheet sets
  • Twin Comforters
  • New Pillows
  • New Matching Towel Sets (bath, hand towel & washcloth; any color)
  • Adult Coloring Books

For Infants

  • Diapers – all sizes; especially size 5 & 6
  • Diaper Wipes
  • Toddler Pull-Ups
  • New Infant Rattles & Educational Toys
  • New Baby Monitors
  • New Infant clothing
  • Baby Bottles
  • Baby-Proofing Items: cabinet locks, door knob covers, outlet plugs, toilet locks, bumpers for tables, refrigerator locks, fire safety door latches, baby gates

 Early Childhood

  • New Books: Cloth & board books for toddlers
  • New Toys: Educational toddler activity toys
  • New Clothing: Outfits and pajamas for boys and girls age 24 months and up
  • Weighted blankets: variety of weights and sizes

Children & Youth Programs

  • Drinks & Snacks: Juice boxes; Individually-wrapped snacks—crackers, cookies, chips, pretzels, granola bars and microwave popcorn, fruit snacks, fruit roll-ups; large bottles of apple juice
  • Children’s Play Rooms: Sturdy and durable new items including: trucks with trailers; Playskool and Fisher-Price educational toys for children of all ages; Lincoln Logs sets; Lego kits
  • Art Supplies: Colored pencils, fabric paints/markers, washable markers, colored gel pens; coloring books

Kitchen Items & Cleaning Needs

  • Food Items: Apple juice; apple sauce (lg. and indiv. servings); cake mix & frosting; canned fruit; cereal; coffee; creamer (reg. and flavored); individually wrapped snacks; Jello (box and indiv. pre-made); juice boxes; mayonnaise; microwave popcorn; olive oil; salad dressing; salt; spices; sugar; vegetable/cooking oil
  • Paper, Plastic & Other: Toilet tissue; paper towels, paper plates—large and small; napkins; plastic cups; plastic silverware, tin foil, saran wrap; kitchen-size garbage bags; large 30-gallon trash bags; Ziploc bags of all sizes (gallon, quart, sandwich & snack)
  • Laundry: 1oz high-efficiency laundry pods
  • Kitchen: Dishwasher detergent pods; pump hand soap; kitchen sponges; large bottles of hand sanitizer (for refill); large bottles of liquid hand soap (for refill)
  • Cleaning Supplies: Pine-Sol; disinfectant spray & wipes for kitchens and bathrooms; Swiffer Wet Jet pad refills and liquid cleaner refills; toilet bowl cleaner; stainless steel cleaner; furniture polish; air fresheners (sprays and plug ins); bleach; vinegar; Windex, Pledge; all-purpose cleaning spray
  • Dust Busters: for use in shelter, children’s center and counseling areas
  • Broom & dust pan sets
  • Mops


  • Tape: masking, blue painters’ & duct tape
  • Office Supplies: spiral notebooks; copy paper (white & color); 3-tab manila file folders; blue and black ink pens; sticky notes; two-pocket binder folders
  • Batteries: all sizes (AA, AAA, C, D, 9V)
  • Velcro & 3M Strips
  • Trash Cans: black or silver, 5-13 gallons with step lids
  • Storage Bins: 66-quart clear plastic
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