YWish List

Want to help the 963 individuals in Stark County served each year by YWCA Canton? Please view the current needs lists below. Thank you! We appreciate your support!

*As of March 17, 2020, while we appreciate your donations and rely on those for our program, we are currently limiting donations from the community. To arrange a donation drop off you MUST call ahead to schedule a time to deliver your items—330-453-7644. Our immediate needs include: non-perishable food items including canned fruit, canned vegetables, soup and canned meats including chicken and tuna. Thank you for continuing to support the YWCA Canton and those who need it most.

We CANNOT accept:

Car seats
Stuffed animals
TV sets
Large appliances

All donations can be delivered to:

YWCA Canton
231 Sixth St. NE
Canton, OH 44702

* To arrange a donation drop off you MUST call ahead to schedule a time to deliver your items—330-453-7644.



Immediate Needs While In Shelter

  • Toiletries: Shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, sanitary products, deodorant,lotions, tissues, diapers and baby products; wipes
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Twin size bedding
  • Cookware and bakeware: saucepans, skillets, ovenproof dishes, baking sheets and panroasters
  • Silverware, dinnerware, dishes, utensils, plastic ware, food storage containers with lids
  • Laundry detergent pods
  • Non-perishable food canned or packaged
  • Clothing, shoes and purses: due to space and sorting limits, we ask that you donate gently used items. Clothing that is in season is preferred
  • All baby clothes, blankets, linens, shoes, nursery items, etc.
  • Shoes: New or in good useable condition

Transitional Items

  • Linens and Towels: bed linens and any size pillows, any size blankets, kitchen linens,shower curtains, rugs, bath towels
  • Small Appliances: clocks, microwaves, irons, toasters, mixers, radios, hair dryers
  • Baby Items: infant linens, strollers, high chairs, bottles
  • Cleaning Supplies: mops, brooms, buckets and cleanser
  • Stationary Items: pencils, pens, notepads, scissors, crayons, markers, folders, paper
  • Paper Products: toilet tissue, paper towels, facial tissues
  • Decorative Items

Please view our current wish list on Amazon

Support the YWCA Canton at no cost to you with Amazon Smile!

Shop through Amazon and a portion of your purchase will go back to YWCA

  • Access Amazon through http://smile.amazon.com
  • You will be prompted to login to your account and choose a charity.
  • Just choose YWCA Canton

From then on, simply use the Amazon Smile link each time you shop on Amazon

  • You should see “Supporting: YWCA Canton” at the top of the homepage next time you visit the Amazon Smile link.
  • Eligible purchases will say “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on the product page.
  • Shop as normal.

Are you experiencing homelessness?

To be placed in housing: You must first register with the homeless hotline: 330-452-4363