Crisis Line: (805) 781-6400
Formerly the Women's Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo County


In-Kind Donations

In addition to financial contributions, Stand Strong is often in need of donated items to meet the basic needs of our clients. Please contact our donation line at (805) 781-6401 x 260 to inquire whether we have a current need for large furniture items or household appliances.

Our recurring needs include:

  • Grocery store gift cards and gas cards (denominations of $10, 20, 25)
  • Toilet paper and paper towels
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Laundry detergent
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Used cell phones
  • Laptops (please completely wipe hard drive before donating)
  • New bedding
  • Towels
  • Kitchen supplies (only full sets of dishes please) and small appliances

Our Therapeutic Art Program relies on donations of the following art supplies:

  • Small wood boxes
  • Glitter glue
  • Jewels
  • Beads
  • Buttons
  • Stickers
  • Glue
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Feathers
  • Shells
  • Pebbles
  • Foam cut-outs
  • Gift cards to craft stores

Unfortunately, our agency does not have enough storage space to accept certain items.  These include:

  • New or Used clothing
    • Instead, we partner with United Voluntary Services Thrift Shop (474 Marsh St #E, SLO, 805.543.1545) to take the donations. In return, they provide Stand Strong with vouchers for our clients.
  • New or used stuffed animals
    • Please donate to a local animal shelter.  Thank you!
  • Travel-sized toiletries
    • Please donate to 40 Prado
  • Medication
  • Printers