Welcome to our traffic light shopping guide! Below is a list of our staple items, which is updated (at least) monthly.

Do you have items that you’d like to donate? Please visit our Donate page to find the best way to get them to us.

If you’re not in the Austin area or prefer to order your donation online, please visit our Amazon Wish List. If you click Filter & Sort, then Priority, the list will match the traffic light guide: High Priority = Green Light, Medium Priority = Yellow Light, and Low Priority = Red Light.

Your donation is tax-deductible! We are a 501(c)(3) organization.

For a complete list of everything we do and don’t accept, please see our Donate page.

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Last updated: Saturday, August 18, 2018

Next giveaway: Sunday, August 19, 2018

Green Light (we really need these items!):
*Condoms
*Sunscreen
*Men’s underwear
*Cold packs
*Body wipes
Lip balm
Tissues
Men’s socks
Women’s underwear
Conditioner
Dental floss/floss picks/mouthwash
Notepads
Pens
Light & super plus tampons

*means that we are completely out of these items!

Yellow Light (we probably have enough of these items, but a few more wouldn’t hurt):
Insect repellent
Women’s socks
Nail clippers
Hand sanitizer
All other feminine hygiene items (all pads, regular & super tampons, pantiliners)

Red Light (we don’t need any more of these items right now):
Soap & body wash
Lotion
First aid kits
Toothbrushes
Toothbrush covers
Toothpaste
Razors
Hair elastics
Cotton balls & q-tips
Combs & brushes
Toilet paper
Shampoo
Deodorant

A note about clothing donations: We accept clothing year-round! However, we have noticed that certain types of clothing, specifically business & dressier clothes, aren’t getting taken at our giveaways very often. We are now asking that those types of clothing be donated to Dress For Success Austin.