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!

If you have any questions about in-kind or monetary donations, please contact Amalie Couvillion at 907-222-7355 or email at

To coordinate drop-off of larger items, please contact Dwayne Patterson at 907-222-7323 or email at

  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Body wash
  • Lotion
  • Women’s deodorant
  • Pillows
  • Twin fitted sheets
  • Blankets
  • Shower curtains
  • Bath towels
  • Storage bins/totes with lids
  • Toilet paper
  • Winter Gear
  • Bus Passes

Cleaning Supplies
  • Liquid laundry detergent
  • Liquid softener
  • Dryer sheets
  • Large black/white trash bags
  • Paper towel
  • Cleaners
  • Hand soap
  • Hand sanitizer
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

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

When finished collecting items, please place all the supplies in a large tote with a lid 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 10am-6pm

Clare House
4110 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK 99517
907-563-4545 ext. 001 or 101

Thank you for supporting Clare House!

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