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: April 8, 2021


TOP NEEDS (Wish List)

  • Life Skills Binders (0.5" binder with 3-ring binder index tabs and lined paper)
  • Umbrellas or ponchos or rain jackets
  • Sun protection hats (for example, cap style)
  • Sunscreen
  • Aloe
  • Heat/ice packs
  • Reusable cloth face masks in a variety of sizes
  • Provide haircuts for our shelter guests - please reach out to Stephanie Johnson-Wall to coordinate
  • Provide a meal with 40 servings


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

  • Hot sauce
  • Ketchup
  • 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
  • Travel-size toiletries
  • Unscented lotion
  • Facial tissue (Kleenex)
  • Disposable Absorbent Underwear - Adult sizes small, medium, large, extra large, and 2XL
  • Tums
  • Bandages


Cleaning Supplies (Wish List)

  • Disposable vinyl gloves
  • Disposable coffee cups
  • Sanitizing wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Unscented liquid laundry detergent
  • Laundry detergent pods
  • Dishwasher detergent pods
  • Liquid dish soap


Arts & Crafts Supplies (Wish List)

  • Knitting needles
  • Ink pads for stamps
  • Jewelry making items (leather cord, beads, etc)
  • Supplies for hand sewing (needles, thread, embroidery stuff)


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 haircare, skincare, makeup, nail polish, and fragrance
  • Earbuds/headphones
  • Thumb drives
  • Jewelry & accessories
  • Journals and pens
  • Stationary & postage stamps
  • PJs
  • Flip flops and slippers
  • Wallets, purses, and 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