There are two ways to give to our wish list of items help young adults become independent.

You can use our gift registry at Bed, Bath and Beyond.  Visit, then click on the link for gift registries:

First Name: Greater Seattle, Last Name: YMCA

Or if you prefer to contact us directly to drop off a donation, you can call (206) 749-7540 or email



  • New twin mattresses
  • Pillows
  • Sheets/bedding/mattress pads for twin beds
  • Furniture, lamps, small appliances
  • Area rugs
  • Artwork
  • Storage space
  • Bath towels, bath mats
  • Hygeine/toiletries, toilet paper
  • Laundry detergent, fabric softener, bleach
  • Dish soap, hand soap, paper towels
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Alarm clocks
  • Kitchen supplies/utensils, nonperishable food, fresh food
  • Pots and pans
  • Gift cards to furniture stores
  • Household set-up baskets 


  • Internship sites
  • Gift cards to clothing stores for job interview/work clothes
  • Work/interview portfolios for resumes, diplomas, certificates
  • Bus tickets


  • Backpacks
  • Pens, pencils, graphing calculators
  • Binders, lined notebook paper
  • Bus tickets

Parenting Items

  • Diapers sizes 1-5, wipes, bottles, bottle brush, drying rack, burp cloths, washcloths, pacifiers, nail clippers, digital thermometer, baby shampoo & body wash, baby lotion/baby oil, diaper rash ointment, homeopathic teething tablets, hand sanitizer, receiving blankets, baby bowls/spoons/bibs

Misc Program Needs

  • Coffee and snacks for workshops
  • Food and supplies for events and BBQs
  • Socks, underwear, winter clothing, umbrellas, men's clothing
  • Bikes, helmets, lights, locks
  • Office supplies (general), photocopy machine
  • Tickets to events (sports, concerts, art, etc.)
  • Gift cards