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Donating Items to ECHO

Donation Boxes

Thank you for thinking of ECHO for an item donation.  Each facility accepts donations at the below addresses.  Please understand that storage space is very limited at each shelter, so we ask that you view the list below before donating items or order directly from our Amazon wish list.

ECHO Paso Robles

1134 Black Oak Drive, Paso Robles

Please note that due to limited storage space, we can only accept the items listed.

Donations are accepted at the ECHO Paso Shelter (1134 Black Oak Drive) Monday-Friday from 3:30pm-4:30pm or by appointment:


Contact: Matt Navarrete, Shelter Manager at (805) 792-2228 or


In Most Need Of:

  • Grocery Gift Cards

  • Long socks (S-L)

  • Closed toed, comfortable and durable shoes (i.e. sneakers, boots: sizes 6-13)


Women’s Items

  • Sports bras (M, L, XL, 2-4XL)

  • Short sleeve shirts (M, L, 2-4XL)

  • Leggings (M, L, XL, One Size)

  • Jeans/Belts (4/6, 8/10, 12/14, 16/18)


Men’s Items

  • Short sleeve shirts (M, L, XL, 2-4 XL)

  • Pants/Jeans/Belts (34/36, 36/38, 38/40)


Kid’s Items (No Baby Clothing Needed)

  • Shirts - Short Sleeves
    (age 5-12)

  • Pajamas, pants
    (age 5- 12)

  • Socks (age 5-12) Must be brand new

  • Shoes (age 5-12)

Unisex Items

  • Closed toed, comfortable and durable shoes (i.e. sneakers, boots: sizes 6-13)

  • Long socks  Must be brand new


Other Items​

  • Blankets (twin size)

  • Sleeping bags

  • Towels

  • Travel size baby wipes/hygiene wipes

  • Combs/Brushes Must be brand new

  • Hygiene packs (see attached hygiene pack list)


Shelter Items

  • Travel Size Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, body wash)

  • Toothbrushes, Toothpaste

  • Grab-and-Go Breakfast/Snack Food

  • Coffee (ground), Hot Cocoa Packets

  • Art Supplies

ECHO Atascadero

6370 Atascadero Avenue, Atascadero

At the moment, we are limiting our requests for certain types of clothing as we currently have a large surplus of general women’s clothing, as well as only a small number of children staying at the shelter. If you have children’s clothing to donate, please contact the Children’s Resource Network and ask about making a contribution to their Travelling Children’s Closet: 805.709.5404

PLEASE NOTE: Donations are accepted M - F 10 am – 3 pm

Please contact Todd Lazar, Shelter Manager, at or 805-792-2325 for any specific donation requests.

Unisex Items

  • Large Blankets/pillows (new/like new)

  • Combs/Brushes – Must be brand new

  • Travel-size Shampoos/Conditioners/Deodorants

  • Baby wipes/Hygiene wipes

  • Pants (M, L, XL, 2-4XL)

  • Sleeping bags/tents

  • Backpacks/Rolling duffle bags, duffle bags

  • Sunscreen

  • Tents & Tarps

  • Can openers


Men’s Items

  • Boxer shorts (34/36, 36/38) – Must be brand new

  • Plain colored tee-shirts and tank tops

  • Jeans/Pants/Belts (All lengths and waist sizes)

  • Durable shoes (sneakers & boots: sizes 9 – 13) Please, no dress shoes.

  • Sweatshirts

  • Sweats M, L & XL

  • Sneakers, sandals, boots

  • Hats

Women’s Items

  • Sports bras (M, L, XL, 2-4XL)

  • Cotton underwear (sizes 4 – 9) – Must be brand new

  • Black leggings (M, L, XL, One-size)

  • Jeans/Pants/Belts (M, L, XL, 2-4XL)

  • Sweats S, M, L & XL

  • Sweatshirts

  • Hats

  • Sneakers, sandals, boots (sneakers & boots: sizes 8–10)

Shelter Items

  • Blankets (at least twin size)/pillows

  • Bottled Water

  • Septic Safe Toilet Paper

  • High-efficiency Laundry Detergent (Liquid only)

  • Kitchen towels

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