Crisis Line 1-800-477-0466
24 Hours (507) 625-3966
Shelter (507) 625-3966
Business (507) 625-8688

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Wish List

Ways To Give



                                              
Donate online through CADA's Amazon Wish List! Our Amazon wish list makes it possible to donate in-kind goods from the comfort of your own home! 



CADA is a member of AmazonSmile! 

When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same selection and shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to CADA!  Simply visit smile.amazon.com to select Committee Against Domestic Abuse, Inc.
for your charitable organization before you begin shopping.


We are only accepting in-kind donations that have been pre-approved. This is to ensure the safety of the staff and clients, and to give staff a chance to make sure we have storage space to store your donation.  Please call Leticia at 507-625-8688 ext. 100 or email at Leticias@cadaMN.org  if you have any questions, or to have your donation preapproved.  Donations are accepted by appointment between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Items we are currently NOT accepting:

  • Clothing that is not listed on the above wish list
  • Used car seats
  • Electronics
  • Computers
  • Stuffed animals
  • VHS movies
  • Romance novels or encyclopedias
  • Trial size soaps and shampoos
  • Children's Books 
  • Quilts/blankets
  • Winter Hats or mittens

High-Priority Items

  • Gift Cards (Target, Wal-mart, Payless, Hyvee, Cub Foods, Aldi)
  • Gas cards (Kwik Trip, Holiday, SA)
  • Bus passes & tokens
  • Cab vouchers (WS Transportation, Kato Cab)
  • Pre-paid minute cards for Cell Phone

Food Pantry

  • Dried Food
  • Canned Foods (with tab to open)
  • Peanut butter
  • Pasta & Sauce
  • Non-perishable microwave meals with pop tabs

Emergency Hotel Food Kits

The kits should include food for 1 person and stored in a Ziploc or small bag. None of these would require any bowls or plates.

  • Easy mac cup, ravioli cup, or microwave nonperishable meal
  • 1 or 2 granola bars or packets of peanut butter crackers
  • Applesauce cup or a packet of cookies
  • Oatmeal cup
  • Plastic fork and spoon                              

CADA Office & Shelter

  • Clorox wipes
  • Liquid hand soap
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper 
  • Kleenex
  • 13-Gallon Kitchen Garbage Bags
  • C & D Batteries
  • 33-gallon Can Liners
  • Copy Paper
  • Blue or Black Pens
  • Two pocket folders
  • Post-it notes
  • Masking Tape
  • Paper plates
  • Plastic spoons, forks and knives
  • Coffee & Filters
  • Powdered Creamer
  • Powdered laundry detergent
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Cleaning gloves

Back-to-School

  • 2 pocket folders
  • Notebooks
  • Markers
  • Colored pencils
  • Water paints
  • Lunch bags
  • Boxes of Kleenex
  • Pens
  • Walmart gift cards
  • Backpacks
  • Water bottle

Clothing

  • Underwear for women (smaller sizes)
  • Black Leggings (all sizes)
  • Socks for Kids & Adults

Good Night, Sleep Tight

  • Robes & Slippers
  • Pillows (new)
  • Twin size sheets
  • Nightlights
  • L/XL Goodnights
  • Fans & White noise machines
  • Pajamas for women & children

Baby On Board

  • Baby wipes
  • Size 4,5,6 diapers
  • Baby shampoo
  • Baby lotion'
  • New convertible car seats
  • New high back booster car seats
  • New pack and play

Hygiene Needs

  • Cotton balls
  • Q-Tips
  • Hair brushes
  • Hairspray (full-size)
  • Hair grease
  • Lotion (full-size)
  • Maxi Pads
  • Powdered laundry detergent
  • Bath Towels
  • Body wash (full-size)
  • Shampoo & Conditioner (full-size)
  • Shaving gel/cream (full-size)
  • Hair products & accessories for ethnically-diverse hair
  • deodorant

Home Sweet Home

  • Sets of pots and pans
  • Sets of dishes
  • Sets of glasses/cups
  • Silverware
  • Garbage cans
  • Lamps
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Shower curtains & rings
  • Bed sets – mattress, box spring, & frames (gently used, no stains, smoke-free)
  • Sofas or loveseats (please no pull-out bed couches or reclining couches)
  • Dressers
  • Hangers
  • Small kitchen appliances
    • Microwaves
    • Coffee makers
    • Toasters
    • Crock pots

 

CADA Victim Services Offices

  • Blue Earth County - 507-625-8688
  • Brown County - 507-233-6663
  • Faribault County - 507-526-5275
  • Le Sueur County - 507-934-5583
  • Nicollet County - 507-934-5583
  • Sibley County - 507-233-6666
  • Waseca County - 507-835-7828
  • Watonwan County - 507-375-3040

    CADA's office hours are typically 
    8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through
    Friday. Occasionally an advocate
    may not be available during these 
    office hours. You may want to call
    ahead to confirm or schedule an
    appointment.