In-Kind Needs

Donate Goods

Thank you for thinking of Rose Brooks Center. We accept new or gently used items for our families and pets. Below you can see our urgent needs listed by category as you think about what you would like to donate. If you can help, please reach out to our in-kind coordinator, who will assist with all the important details. Contact: or 816-523-5550 x8000. Click HERE to email the in-kind coordinator.

Goodwill option: You can also make a donation to any Kansas City Metro Goodwill to help provide vouchers to Rose Brooks Center. Please visit for more information.

As a reminder, we cannot accept used toys or used car seats.

* We ask that all urgent need items be in new condition for our families.
** Items highest on our list are children’s clothing, women’s and children’s tennis shoes, and plus sized women’s clothes.
*** Our In-Kind List is updated regularly (Updated July, 2019)


Women’s socks
Women’s underwear sizes 8 and up
Women’s summer weight PJ’s: small, medium, 2x & up
Clothes: Plus sizes 20 and up
Slippers and robes
Reading glasses
Like new tennis shoes (all sizes)


Girls PJs: 0-6mo, 12-24mo, 6-12mo, 10 years and up
Girls Underwear: all sizes
Boys summer weight PJs: 10 and up
Boys underwear: 2T to 5T
Children’s flip flops
Like new tennis shoes (all sizes)


Spring and Summer Clothes
Baby Shampoo, Lotion, Body Wash, and Baby Oil
Baby Formula

Care + Comfort

Cold/Flu Medicine
Twin Sized Bed Blankets and Sheets (clean and gently used accepted)
Pillows and Pillow Cases
Natural/Textured Hair Care and Ethnic Products (Full Size Bottles)
• Braid & Extension Spray
• Leave in Conditioner
• Edges Gel
• Mild Relaxer
• Satin Hair Caps or hair scarves
• Detangling Shampoo
• Vaseline Petroleum Jelly
• Dry Shampoo
• Pink Oil Moisturizer
• Ultra Sheen Spray Oil
• Vaseline Body Lotions
• Cocoa Butter
• Shea Butter
• Make-up for people of color

Pet Shelter

Dry dog and cat food – preferably Taste of the Wild Brand
Kitty litter
Dog treats
Cat toys
Dog toys, kongs/heavy duty
Peanut butter
Harnesses – all sizes
Litter boxes
Water and food bowls – all sizes
Dawn dish soap
Paper towels
Flea, tick, heartworm prevention