IN-KIND DONATIONS

In-Kind Donation Opportunities are a great way to donate. Volunteers will gather the items and arrange for them to get to the Out Youth house. Donations can be dropped off to the center Monday - Thursday between 10 am and 4 pm (with the exception of Family Dinner which is only on Sundays).

If these times do not work for you please contact Briona Jenkins to make arrangements. Once here those items will be given to the youth and young adults who receive services or attend programs at Out Youth.

Please contact Briona Jenkins at briona.jenkins@outyouth.org for additional information.  

 

Provide art supplies for our youth to use during drop-in.  

Items we are in need of include:
Canvas
Crayons
Markers
Paint
Paint Brushes

Art Supplies


Back-to-School   

Provide youth and young adults with back to school items.

Items we are in need of include: 
Backpacks
Binders
Dividers
Highlighters
Folders
Loose leaf / binder paper
Markers
Notecards
Pens
Pencils
Scissors
Spiral notebooks
Tape

Please note that we will NOT be accepting school supplies until August 2020.


Clothing Closet

Provide youth and young adults with clothes that help to validate their gender identity.

New and/ or very gently use clothing items we are in need of include:
Dresses
Heels
Jeans
Pants
Plain black hoodies
Plain pink hoodies
Polos
Shoes
Skirts

We do accept used clothes we asked that they be gently used, such as clothes you would donate to Buffalo Exchange.

Please note that we are NOT accepting clothing donations at this time.


Cosmetics and Self Care

Provide youth with new, unopened cosmetics and self care items.

Blush
Bronzer
Contour Kits
Eye shadow
Foundation
Haircut gift cards
Lipstick
Make up brushes
Mascara
Nail Clippers
Nail File
Nail gift cards
Nail polish
Tweezers


Family Dinner

Provide dinner for our youth during Sunday Drop-In.

Dinners must:
Be dropped off Sundays at 4 pm
Come to the Out Youth house completely done
Feed 30 youth
Have a gluten free and vegetarian option

Suggestions:
Jimmy John’s Sandwiches
Nacho Bar
Pasta
Pizza
Taco Bar


GAI (Gender Affirming Items) Drive

Provide youth and young adults with gender affirming items.

Items we are in need of include:
Binders
Bras


Hygiene Kits

Supply new, unopened travel size hygiene items for youth and young adults.  

Items we are in need of include: 
Bar Soap
Body Wipes
Brushes
Combs
Conditioner
Dental Floss
Deodorant
Mouthwash
Q-Tips
Shampoo
Socks
Toothbrushes
Tooth paste


Donate books to our library written by LGBTQIA+ authors or about LGBTQIA+ topics by holding a book drive.

We are currently looking for Queer People of Color (QPOC) authors and books that cover bi, trans, intersex, and asexual topics.

Library


Snack Closet

Curate our pantry with your favorite snacks, drinks and kitchen items.

Items we are in need of include:
Chips
Crackers
Fresh Fruit
Fruit Snacks
Oatmeal
Pudding
Seltzer Water
Yogurt
Water Bottles


Trans Night Swim

Our annual Trans Night Swim will take place Summer 2020 as a part of our Trans Wellness Program in partnership with the Kind Clinic.

Provide snacks and drinks for Trans Night Swim

Burgers
Chips
Hotdogs
Veggie Burgers
Veggie Hotdogs

Please note that we are not accepting donations until June 2020.


Youth Prom Clothing Closet

Provide youth with clothes that they can wear at Youth Prom.

New and/ or gently use clothing items we are in need of include:
Blazers
Dresses
Dress Shirts
Heels
Pants
Polos
Skirts

Please note that we are not accepting prom clothing donations until Spring 2020.


Out Youth (Tax ID #74-2732971) is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization.
Your donation is deductible up to the extent allowable by law.