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 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 11am – 4 pm

 

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

  • Sunscreen

 

Men’s Items

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

  • Plain colored tee-shirts and tank tops

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

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

 

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)

 

Shelter Items

  • Blankets (at least twin size)/pillows

  • Bottled Water

  • Septic Safe Toilet Paper

  • Baby Gate(s)

  • High-efficiency Laundry Detergent

 

Please contact our Shelter Manager, Aminah Irvin, if you have any questions regarding our shelter’s current needs: 805-539-7503 or airvin@echoshelter.org

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:

 

Kristie Steele| 805-703-1419 | ksteele@echoshelter.org

 


In Most Need Of:

  • Cases of Bottled Water

  • 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

  • Water Bottles

  • Art Supplies (reach out to Kristie for more information)

     

Please contact our Shelter and Programs Manager if you have any questions regarding our current needs: Kristie Steele | 805-703-1419 |  ksteele@echoshelter.org