Donors/ Volunteers

Donor Opportunities

A significant portion of BWSH services are supported by donations received from the community.

A donation of $25 will provide
  • Two nights shelter

  • ​A donation of $50 will provide
  • Milk for one week
  • Two nights' dinner for one of the shelters
  • Laundry detergent for both shelters for one week

  • A donation of $100 will provide
  • Gasoline for one domestic violence client relocation
  • Toilet paper for two months

  • ​A donation of $250 will provide
  • 24 hours of crisis line service
  • One month of shelter electricity
  • 250 lunches

  • A donation of $500 will provide
  • Shelter heat and hot water for one winter month

  • A donation of $1,000 will provide
  • A new and clean pillow to each child that arrives in our shelters for one year​

  • 2017 Safe Horizons Wish List

    Thank you for considering donating to Safe Horizons! Below is our wish list - all donations get passed on to the clients or are used directly in shelter! All items listed must be new and unused. For more information or to donate items, please contact Heather (810-985-4950 ext. 204) or Tammy (810-985-4950 ext. 207).
    For the Children...
    Diapers (especially sizes 3 & up)
    Wipes
    Bottles & Sippy Cups
    High Chairs & Booster Seats
    Pacifiers
    Cribs
    Toddler Bed (w/ mattress)
    New Games
    Sports Equipment
    Dolls & Barbie Dolls
    Action Figures
    Art Supplies
    Baby Toys
    Slippers & Robes
    Socks
    Underwear
    Pajamas
    Winter Apparel

    To Stock the Kitchen...
    Tupperware w/ Lids
    Plastic Cups
    Bowls
    Large Pots & Pans
    Cookie Sheets
    Silverware
    Coffee Maker
    Towels, Pot Holders & Dishcloths
    Drying Mats for Dishes
    Plastic Wrap & Aluminum Foil
    Freezer Bags

    For the Shelter...
    Light Bulbs
    Windows Screens
    Curtains & Curtain Rods
    Fans
    Metal Bed Frames & Linens (twin size)
    Pillows
    Chalk Board Paint
    Umbrellas
    Shelves
    Children’s Table & Chairs Set
    Dining Table & Chairs (seating for 10)
    Living Room Furniture (easily cleaned)
    DVD Player & Children’s DVDs
    Playmats
    Flat Screen TV
    Batteries of All Sizes
    For Women...
    Socks
    Underwear
    Pajamas
    Winter Apparel
    Bras
    Manicure Sets
    Lotion/Body Care Sets
    Slippers & Robes
    Haircut Gift Certificates

    For our Staff...
    Office Chairs
    Manila Tabbed Folders
    Post-It Notes
    Blue/Black Pens
    Coffee Maker
    Copy Paper
    To Keep Things Clean...
    Mops & Buckets
    Brooms & Dustpans
    Vacuums
    Spray Bottles
    Paper Towels
    Toilet Paper
    Laundry Soap & Dryer Sheets
    Bleach
    Dish Soap
    Dish Sponges & Scrubbies
    Trash Bags
    Latex/Plastic Gloves
    Gift Card Ideas
    Wal-Mart
    Meijer
    Target

    To Stock the Bathroom...
    Deodorant
    Shampoo & Conditioner (adults & children)
    Razors
    Shave Cream & After Shave
    Feminine Hygiene Products
    Diaper Rash Cream
    Haircare Products for Women of Color
    Hairspray, Hair Gel & Mousse
    Combs, Brushes & Picks
    Towels (body & face)
    Shower Gel/Bar Soap (adults & children)
    Hand & Body Lotion
    Pain Relievers
    Cold Medicine (adults & children)
    Mouthwash
    Toothbrushes & Toothpaste (adults & children)
    Thermometer
    Shower Caps
    For the Pet Shelter...
    Dog & Cat Food
    Cat Litter
    Dog & Cat Treats
    Rawhides
    Pet Beds
    Shampoo & Conditioner
    Veterinary Services
    Blankets
    Water & Food Bowls
    Radio
    Collars & Leashes
    Flea Collars

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