In-Kind Donations

New Avenues for Youth gratefully accepts donations of needed items to support our programs and the youth we serve at our 1220 SW Columbia Street location Monday-Friday between 9:00am- 4:00pm.

Due to limited storage capacity, we ask that you contact us prior to donation drop-off at info@newavenues.org or 503.517.3900 to confirm that we are able to accept your donation.

Needed Items

  • New socks & underwear
  • Gently used age-appropriate (ages 14-24) clothing, especially men’s clothing
  • Backpacks
  • Shoes/boots in good condition
  • Hygiene items including: toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, soap (travel size welcome), non-latex condoms
  • New make-up and beauty supplies
  • Art supplies
  • Musical instruments and accessories
  • School supplies
  • Board games
  • Books for youth (ages 14-24)
  • Children’s books (ages 0-5)

We also welcome household items to help youth transitioning into independent living – review our “My First Place” list here.