Our Current Needs

Thank you for your interest in donating to The Delores Project. We depend on the generous support of our donors in order to serve our community. Check out our Amazon Wish Lists to purchase items and have them sent straight to our door!

For questions about donations or to schedule delivery, contact:

Stephanie Johnson-Wall, Volunteer Coordinator at sjohnson-wall@thedeloresproject.org or (303) 534-5411 ext. 110.


Last updated: February 10, 2021


TOP NEEDS (Wish List)


Pantry Items (Wish List) *all items must be unexpired and unopened

  • Coffee (Anything NOT Kirkland Signature or other finely ground coffees)
  • Powdered creamer
  • Meals in a box (such as Hamburger Helper)
  • Canned soup and canned veggies
  • Individually packaged snacks (popular options include ramen noodles, Easy Mac, chips, granola bars, crackers, cookies, and fruit cups)
  • Breakfast cereal
  • Frozen vegetables


Personal Care Items (Wish List) *all items must be new and unopened

  • Black hair care and skin care products
  • Hair brushes
  • Hair styling products, such as hair gel
  • Travel-size toiletries
  • Full-size Body Wash
  • Unscented lotion


Art Supplies (Wish List)

  • Construction paper
  • Paint
  • Yarn
  • Knitting needles


Shelter Supplies (Wish List)

  • Disposable vinyl gloves
  • Disposable coffee cups
  • Sanitizing wipes
  • Paper towels
  • Paper napkins
  • Liquid laundry detergent
  • Laundry detergent pods
  • Liquid hand soap


Chore Store Items (Wish List) *all items must be new and unopened

The chore store is an incentive program for our guests who go above and beyond with helping keep the shelter clean and organized. With each extra chore, guests earn points which they are able to exchange for items in the chore store. Your donations of self-care items show guests we appreciate their extra help and support guests who cannot afford to buy self-care items.

  • Full-sized beauty items including skincare, makeup, nail polish, and fragrance
  • Jewelry & accessories
  • Journals and pens
  • Postage stamps
  • PJs
  • Flip flops and slippers
  • Wallets, purses, backpacks

While we appreciate every gift, we have limited storage space and staff capacity, which means we can't accept everything. At this time, we DO NOT need the following items:

  • Clothing
  • Menstrual hygiene items
  • Furniture
  • Appliances