How You Can Help!

In the FY 2016, the YWCA Empowerment Center provided 2,646 services that were not funded by grants to 1035 clients.

Without the generosity of caring people, we would not be able to help those in our community most in need. Please consider giving generously to the YWCA Empowerment Center. Items may be left at the YWCA front desk. The following is a list of items needed in our housing programs:

homeless supplies:

umbrellas
rain ponchos
pup tents
tent sealer
sleeping bags
handheld manual can openers
backpacks
sleeping mat (rolled)
tarp / roll of plastic

personal care items:

shower gel or bar soap

household Items:

microwaves
toilet paper
paper towels
laundry detergent
bleach
cleaning products
kleenex
garbage bags
dish soap

other needed supplies:

Hy-Vee gift cards in increments of $10
Walmart gift cards in increments of $10
gas station gift cards in increments of $10
city bus passes