Donate Items

When you donate items or sponsor a clothing drive, you are providing much-needed items

Donate Items or Host a Collection Drive 

When you donate items or sponsor a collection drive, you are providing much-needed support for children and parents experiencing homelessness.

Donate items this Christmas

To help families this Christmas, please see our Home for the Holidays event page.

Donate to our Vision House Thrift Store and Donation Center

Household items are used to stock our transitional housing units and clothing is made available to our families for free in our resident store. Items not needed for Vision House residents are either sold in our thrift store or sold to Value Village – all proceeds are used to support homeless families with housing and supportive services.

It’s easy! To donate new or used items, simply drop your donations off at one of our bins (see list of bin locations below) or at our Vision House Thrift Store and Donation Center in Renton. For more information, call 425-757-0848.

Vision House Thrift Store and Donation Center (click for map)

410 Olympia Ave NE

Renton, WA 98056

Thrift Store Hours:  10:00 – 6:00 PM, Tuesday – Saturday

Donation Center Hours: 10:30 – 4:30 PM, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Donate New Items

You can provide new items to support the kids and families served by Vision House. You can provide these items yourself, or you can host a collection drive with your church, business or community group.

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To drop-off any of the below new items, call 425-228-6356 or e-mail us at info@visionhouse.org. Vision House families are currently in high need of:

  • Comforters (twin, full and queen)
  • Small blenders
  • Olive Oil or Luster’s Pink hair care products
  • Dishwasher soap

To donate couches (used or new, 6′ in length or less), please call 425-757-0848.

For a full list of items families are in need of, click here.

Donate Items Via AmazonSmile

To donate items online, please use our AmazonSmile Wish List:  wishlist.vision-house.org. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. Each donation will ship directly to our headquarters.

Provide a Welcome Basket to an Incoming Family

We provide each incoming homeless family with a welcome basket. To see a list of needed new items for baskets, please click here. To schedule a Welcome Basket drop-off, please call 425-228-6356 or email info@visionhouse.org.

Children’s Program Needs

Below is a list of items needed specifically for our children’s program. To drop-off any of the items below, call 425-228-6356 or e-mail us at info@visionhouse.org.

  • Snacks: Juice boxes, granola bars, crackers, fruit snacks (unexpired dates)
  • Outside toys: Sports equipment, bubbles, sidewalk chalk
  • Infant and toddler items: Diapers, wipes, outlet plugs, baby monitors, formula

Agency Needs

  • Gift cards – Your donation of gift cards will be used to purchase specific items as needed to support Vision House families: Costco, Safeway, Albertsons, QFC, Fred Meyer, Target, gas stations, etc.
  • Office supplies – Your donation of items such as copy paper, pens, staples, postage stamps, paper clips, sticky notes, tape, etc. will help us stretch resources to serve more homeless families.
  • Financial donations – Your financial gifts will provide families at Vision House with safe housing and services such as counseling, child advocacy, case management, child care, etc. DONATE TODAY!

New or Used Car Needs

To donate a new or used car to a family recovering from homelessness, please contact Karen at 425-228-6356.

Donation Bins

Items donated in our bins are sold to our for-profit partner, Value Village. We use the proceeds from the sale of 012 croppedthese items to operate our housing program for homeless families.

We accept usable clothing, shoes, books and housewares in our bins.

To donate items via our donation bins, simply drop your item inside our bins, located at the following locations:

Questions? Contact us at 425-228-6356 or info@visionhouse.org.