Kid on the Playground

Clare House is a 24-hour emergency shelter open to women with children and expectant mothers over the age of 18. Families at the shelter receive daily meals and moms receive referrals for childcare, substance abuse/mental health, affordable permanent housing, employment and continuing educational opportunities. Below you will find items the program is currently in need of.

When donating please remember donations should be new or gently used. These items will not only support those in need but also empower them. Thank you!

  • Children’s clothing (all sizes)
  • Children’s winter boots, gloves, hats, coats (all sizes)
  • Women’s clothing (all sizes)
  • New socks (all sizes)
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Body wash
  • Lotion
  • Women’s deodorant
  • Pillows
  • Bedding (twin size)
  • Blankets
  • Shower curtains
  • Bath towels
  • Clear storage bins with top
  • Toilet paper

Cleaning Supplies
  • Liquid laundry detergent
  • Liquid softener
  • Dryer sheets
  • Large black/white trash bags
  • Paper towel
Baby Items
  • Baby clothing (all sizes)
  • Diapers (sizes 4, 5, 6, and all sizes of pull-ups)
  • Baby wipes
  • Baby shampoo
  • Baby wash
  • Baby oil

See Clare House Amazon Wish List

Welcome Tote- Gather Materials & Welcome a Family to Clare House!

Before gathering, please contact Sharese Hughes, Clare House Program Director, for details of how many family members are in the family being welcomed to Clare House! This will help you better gauge how many items will be needed for the welcome tote. Sharese can be contacted at 907-563-4545.

Shampoo & conditioner
Body wash/soap
Toothbrush & toothpaste
Bath towel
Toilet paper
Disposable razor
Bedding (twin size)
Plates & bowls
Kitchen utensils
Clear large storage tote
Personalized welcome note!

When finished collecting items, please place all the supplies in a large clear tote with a top to seal it. These containers help families store their items and can be taken from Clare House when relocating to permanent housing.

Donations are accepted 7 days a week from 9am-5pm

Clare House
4110 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK 99517

Thank you for supporting Clare House!

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