Shelter Needs List

Note: Turning Pointe cannot accept open containers. Contact 360-426-1216 if you have questions regarding appropriate shelter donations. Donations may also be taken to Treasures or Sonrise. These community partners give us client vouchers, so be sure to indicate that the donation is in the name of Turning Pointe.

In-shelter needs

Shelter outdoor needs

  • Non-perishable Foods
  • Phone and Gift Cards -Walmart, Fred Meyer, Safeway
  • Kitchen Supplies (silverware, pot holders, utensils, loaf pans, plastic cups, kitchen towels, etc.)
  • Towels & Bedding (Wash cloths, hand and bath towels), (full & twin size fitted sheets, blankets, pillows)
  • Cleaning Supplies (high efficiency laundry soap, bleach, fabric softener, stain remover, automatic and regular dishwashing liquid, dustpans and brooms, plastic hangers)
  • Paper Products (toilet paper, paper towels, paper plates, napkins, face tissue)
  • Unused Personal Hygiene Products and Undergarments (socks, slippers, bras, underwear, nail clippers, nail polish remover, deodorant, bar soap, feminine hygiene products, shaving cream, razors, toothbrush/paste etc.)
  • Hair Products (shampoo, conditioner, hairspray, brushes, combs)
  • Kids’ Supplies (baby bottles, shampoo, body wash, baby wipes, diapers and pullups, birthday gifts for boys and girls all ages and sizes)
  • School Supplies August only please (backpacks, notebooks, markers, glue sticks, planners, color crayons, calculators, colored pencils, pens, pencils etc.)
  • Books
  • Self help; recovery, domestic violence prevention, parenting, children, teens
  • DVD Movies (Rated G through PG-13)
  • Handheld Children Games (for children waiting to testify in court or long appointments; i.e. coloring books, activity books etc)
  • Gaming Systems & Games (for teenagers)
  • Children's Toys (suitable for all weather conditions)
  • Lawn Edger
  • Soaker Hose
  • Garden Shovels
  • Large Trash Cans
  • Wasp, Ant and Bug Killer
  • Heavy Duty Garbage Bags (for yard waste)
  • Buckets
  • Cleaning Rags

Pet supply needs

  • Flea Treatments (for cats and dogs)
  • Large Plastic Trash Cans (w/ lids for pet food storage)
  • Treats (cats and dogs)
  • Kitty Litter and Pans
  • Dishes (for pet food and water)
  • Dog Houses (New or used)
  • Pet Hygiene (Shampoo, nail clippers, hair brushes)
  • Bathing Material (Water hose/spray nozzles, scrub brushes, towels, buckets)
  • Pooper-Scoopers
  • Litter Bags (For waste removal) 
  • Collars and Leashes (cats and dogs)