Wish Lists

The YWCA gratefully accepts donated items year-round for the clients that we serve.  A current list of needed items for each program are listed below. Your gift of donated items mean so much to the clients served at the YWCA.

As the holidays near, the YWCA is truly grateful for all donations that are received. If you are interested in doing specifically for the holiday season, please contact Ally Johnson, Community Relations Coordinator, at (865) 523-6126.

Phyllis Wheatley Center 

Food items to go with our 75 Turkeys to give to families of the youth we serve.

Cans of Green Beans
Cans of Yams
Bag of Marshmallows
Brown Sugar
Cans of Corn
Cans Cranberry Sauce
Boxes or bags of Stuffing Mix

Boxes Instant Mashed Potatoes
Boxes Scalloped or Au Gratin Potatoes
Boxes of Corn Bread mix
Boxes Macaroni and Cheese

Non-Perishable Dessert (e.g. pumpkin pie filling, cake mix)

Supporters for Angel Tree

  • We have 60 kids to be sponsored
  • Suggested items for 25 Boys ages 11-14: (socks, ear buds, Med-Lag t-shirts, belts, gloves)  Suggested items for 35 Girls ages 11-14: ( socks, headbands, ear buds, bracelets, lip gloss, nail polish, wallet, body spray, gloves, scarves, hand sanitizers)
  • Sports Equipment (i.e. 5 basketballs, 5 dodgeballs, 5 jump ropes, 5 large hula hoops etc.)
  • Aprons for cooking class, staff, etc.
  • Art Supplies (i.e. paint, paint brushes, paper, etc.)
  • Board Games (Apple to Apples, Charades, Gestures, 5 decks of Game cards, Monopoly, Bingo etc)
  • Pencils and erasers

Women’s Housing Program

  • Large bath towels (new)
  • Daytime Planner/Calendar
  • Journals and pens
  • Socks (new)
  • Alarm clocks
  • Tupperware
  • Silverware sets
  • Hair accessories
  • Bus passes
  • Grocery gift cards
  • Pillows (new)
  • Twin-sized comforters (new)
  • Twin-sized sheets (news)
  • Blankets
  • Small televisions
  • Miniature fridges

Victim Advocacy Program

  • Blank journals
  • Items with inspirational quotes
  • Adult coloring books
  • Colored pencils
  • Regal movie tickets/gift-cards
  • Walmart, Kroger, Target, Pilot gift-cards
  • Scarves
  • Gloves
  • Socks for women and/or children
  • Nail polish and makeup

Freedom Inside Program

  • Inspirational journals
  • Underwear (assorted sizes)
  • Bras (assorted sizes)
  • Cookbooks
  • Gloves
  • Walmart, Publix and Kroger gift-cards
  • KAT bus passes
  • Adult coloring books
  • Colored pencils
  • Socks
  • Toiletries