In-Kind Donations

You can make a difference.

Giving Food, Clothing, and Hygiene Items
We can accept in-kind donations Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

If you would like to make a donation outside these hours please give us a call at 503-771-7914 to arrange a time. If you have any questions about donations please call us or email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our list of most-needed items is here.

Want to shop for us from home? You can find our Amazon wish list here.


A volunteer accepts in-kind donations


We Gratefully Accept:

  • Commercially prepared, current date foods (no home-cooked please!)
  • New or gently used clothing and linens.
  • Small housewares (dishes, utensils, cookware)
  • Personal hygiene items (soap, shampoo, razors, etc.)

In 2015, private donors gave 70,000 pounds of food to CSC.

Please do not:

  • Dump items outside. We cannot give out items with an unknown history!
  • Bring large toys, damaged items, or large housewares. If you have a question about whether we’ll accept something, call 503-771-7914!
  • Bring items on weekends or holidays. If you need to bring a donation outside of our donation hours above, please call us to make arrangements.