Wish List

Unless otherwise specified, CAWC only accepts donations of new items.

Donations can be dropped off at CAWC’s administrative offices at 1116 N. Kedzie Ave., 5th Floor, Chicago, anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Children and Teens

 Board games, Kid movies (nonviolent), Basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, Lego sets, Educational workbooks (math, reading and writing)


Body wash, Deodorant (men/women), Shampoo and conditioner, Hand sanitizer, Hair products, Laundry detergent

Household items

Pillows, Blankets, Sheets (twin size), Outlet covers, Blue-ray DVD player, Can opener, Blender, Industrial coffee maker, Kitchen knives


Thermal under pants and shirts (women and children), Socks (women and children), Underwear (women and children)

Winter Gear

Hats, gloves and scarves, Fleece sweaters (all sizes)

Summer Clothing

T-Shirts, Shorts, Flip-flops


Diapers up to size 6, Baby wipes & baby wash, Training cups, Baby bottles (No BPA)

Art Supplies

Craft sets, Paint and paint brushes, Jewelry-making sets, Sewing kits


Makeup kits, Nail polish & manicure sets, Beauty gift sets, Body spray and perfumes, Planners/agendas, Movie passes, Gift cards, Yoga mats (new), Journals (women and children), Slippers (women and children), Transit Cards, Reading material related to self-care, meditation, etc. (Needed in both Spanish and English), Essential oils (Rosemary, Lavender, Neroli, Marjoram, Ylang-Ylang, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Carrier), Candles

Unless otherwise specified, CAWC only accepts donations of new items.

Unfortunately, CAWC does not have the capacity to do pick-up service. If you wish to organize a wish list drive for CAWC, please contact CAWC at 773.489-9081. Thank you!