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The Women’s Resource Center is currently accepting the following items to assist our client families:

► Old smart phones, cell phone and tablets to be recycled to benefit the WRC’s mission and programs (drop boxes located in Newport & Warren)

► Order items directly from our Amazon Wish List!

Special Requests and Urgent Needs – March 2024 (new items only):

  • Wipes, Diapers & Pull-Ups, all sizes
  • Uber & Lyft Gift Cards – safe transportation is a vital need for survivor families
  • CVS/Pharmacy Gift Cards – it’s cold and flu season!
  • Walmart Gift Cards

► Gift Cards – always the perfect size, culturally supportive and empowers survivors with the gift of choice:

  • CVS / Pharmacies
  • Uber & Lyft
  • Gas Stations / Convenience
  • Walmart
  • Amazon
  • Target
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • Stop & Shop
  • Shaw’s
  • Aldi’s
  • Home Depot / Lowes
  • Ocean State Job Lot

► Cleaning and paper products (new)

  • Laundry detergent / sheets (unscented)
  • Dryer sheets / balls (unscented)
  • Cleaning spray & wipes (Clorox/Lysol)
  • Dish soap
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Facial tissue (Kleenex)
  • Air freshener

► Personal care items (new)

  • Cosmetics
  • Razors
  • Hairbrushes and hair care items
  • Moisturizers & skin products
  • Cold and allergy medication
  • Hand soap, bar soap & body wash
  • Shampoo & conditioner (travel sizes accepted!)
  • Menstrual products

► Bedding (new)

  • Twin bed sheets and pillow cases
  • Twin mattress protectors
  • Twin blankets, comforters and quilts

If you can help with these much-needed items, please contact us to schedule a time to drop off the items at our Warren or Newport locations or make arrangements for pick up.

In-kind donation contacts:

Becky Knight, 401-236-8365,

Gift Card donations may be mail to:

Women’s Resource Center

PO  Box 3204

Newport, RI  02840


If any donations are unable to be used by the WRC, they will be forwarded to another charity or donation center.

Disclosure:  Per State regulations, the Women’s Resource Center is unable to accept donations of the following items. *

🚫 Used clothing and stuffed animals

To recycle used clothing and shoes to benefit the Women’s Resource Center (WRC), place your bagged items in the Big Brothers Big Sisters donation bin located behind our office at 624 Main St., Warren, RI.  The textiles will be recycled, instead of going to the landfill, and the WRC will receive a portion of the proceeds!

🚫 Used mattresses

Learn how to recycle your old mattress at

* To connect with needy individuals and organizations in your area visit and Buy Nothing Rhode Island Facebook group.