donate supplies

p:ear works to meet the varied needs of youth as they exit street life. You can help! Donate any of the following (or call if you have other connections to supplies or ideas!). Supplies can be donated to p:ear during regular hours: Monday 4pm to 8pm or Tuesday through Friday 8am to 2pm (call for summer hours). We recommend emailing to confirm. Unfortunately, we’re not able to offer pick-up service.

safe space needs

  • non-perishable food items
    (high quality, organic)
    • veggie broth
    • grains
    • nutbutters and jams
  • first aid supplies / kits
  • gift certificates for local stores
    (to purchase daily needs)
    • Rite Aid
    • Ace Hardware
    • Fred Meyers
    • New Seasons Market
    • Ross
  • feminine hygiene products
  • hair products
    • clippers
    • combs / picks
    • hair ties
    • brushes
  • disposable razors and cream
  • new socks and underwear
    (adult sizes, male and female)
  • sleeping bags / tarps
  • backpacks

education needs

  • notebooks/journals
  • earbuds
  • gift certificates to local stores
    • Office Depot / Office Max
    • Powell’s Books 

art and music needs

  • paint-pens
  • sketch books and papers
  • acrylic paints
  • brushes
  • inks / watercolors
  • markers
  • new frames / canvas
  • glues, glue guns
  • craft supplies
  • jewelry / beading supplies
  • gift certificates to arts stores
    • Blick Art Supplies
    • Michael’s Craft Store
  • gift certificates to music stores
    • Artichoke Music
    • Trade Up Music
    • Guitar Center
  • musical instruments
    • guitars (acoustic / electric)
    • keyboards
    • drumsticks

recreation needs

  • quality recreation gear
    • waterproof pants, jackets, shells
  • gift certificates to outdoor gear stores
    • Next Adventure
    • REI

p:ear bike works needs

  • Donate your used bicycle. Email to see what we need.
  • Tubes of these sizes: 700x18-25 (presta), 700x25-28 (presta), 700x28-32 (presta), 27x1-1/4 (schrader)
  • patch kits and glue