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In-Kind Donations

In-Kind Donations

In-Kind Donations

To date, donations of furniture and house wares have provided each of our Saint Louise House families with a fully-furnished apartment to call home, the entire contents of which become theirs to keep.

With that in mind, we appreciate your donation of new and gently used items. When deciding whether or not to share a donation with Saint Louise House, use this simple litmus test – if you would consider passing your items onto family and/or friends, then they will most likely be welcomed at Saint Louise House.

If you are interested in scheduling a time to drop off home furnishings at our South Austin storage facilities, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at or (512) 302-0027.

Note: We do not pick up furniture or household items. Items must be delivered. 

Organize a drive or collection for Saint Louise House
We appreciate the efforts of our friends who provide in-kind donations of toiletries and household items. If you would like to host a drive, dinner, party or other collection of items like diapers (sizes 4, 5, 6), baby wipes, small bottles laundry detergent (HE and non-HE), dishwasher detergent, dish soap, baby shampoo, children’s toothpaste & children’s toothbrushes, Fabuloso all-purpose cleaner, kitchen sponges and new spray bottles, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at or (512) 302-0027.

Current Needs for In-Kind Donations

  • New Pillows
  • Microwaves
  • Toasters
  • Small TVs
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Colanders
  • Walmart gift cards
  • Mops & buckets
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Hangers
  • Twin bed frames
  • New twin mattresses & box springs
  • Toilet plunger, toilet bowl brushes & cleaner
  • Welcome Mats

Primary Needs for In-Kind Donations

  • Twin sized bed frames (no bunk beds)
  • Small microwaves
  • 22-26″ televisions
  • Dressers
  • End tables/nightstands

Please be sure to review the listing below for our current needs, donation requirements, as well as items we cannot receive.

New Only Items
Tall kitchen trash cans Plastic cups/tumblers
Sippy cups for toddlers
Shower curtains, liners and rings
Mops and buckets
Twin mattresses & twin box springs

Adjustable metal bed frames
Bedside tables
Coffee tables
End tables
Dining room tables
Dining room chairs

New/ pillows (standard size)
Twin size blankets
Twin sheet sets
Twin comforters
Crib and toddler sheets
Dish towels
Bath towels
Mattress covers for twin beds

Wall art
Picture frames
Shower curtains and rings
Small bathroom trash cans (new or clean)
Laundry baskets
Dish drainers
Ice trays
Dish sets
Knife sets
Pots and pans
Cookie sheets
Can openers
Vegetable peelers
Cutting boards

Floor lamps
Table/desk lamps
Wall clocks
Alarm clocks
Small TVs

Items We Do Not Take!
Used (even gently-used) mattresses and box springs
Used Toys
Large TVs
Stereo systems
Glass-topped tables/furniture
Sofa sleepers
Reclining chairs/couches
Used baby bottles
Used sippy cups
Used plastic tumblers from restaurants
Full, queen, king beds and/or bedding
Baby Furniture

Please call the St. Vincent de Paul Store on 901 West Braker Lane at (512) 442-5652, Dress for Success at (512) 389-3723 or the Assistance League of Austin at (512) 458-3716 if you wish to donate items Saint Louise House cannot utilize, such as large beds or clothing.