Household Donations

Thank you for your interest in donating household goods and other items to support the individuals and families we serve. The health and dignity of our clients is extremely important to us, so we are only able to accept the specific items listed below.

Drop-off Instructions:
If you have any questions, or would like to schedule a drop-off time at our Seattle or Kent offices, please email We are unable to pick up donated items.

Accepted donations and current needs:
Please note, we do not take large pieces of furniture, secondhand mattresses, clothing, or expired food items.
If we can’t take the items you are hoping to donate, please check out some other organizations that might!

Refugee and Immigrant

Polack Food Bank:

  • How to run a food drive
  • Current food bank needs
    • cereal
    • granola bars
    • shelf stable milk
    • bagged meals like these
    • nut butters
    • canned vegetables
    • canned fruit
    • canned soup
    • canned tomato
    • dried pasta
    • toilet paper
    • oatmeal
    • rice
    • kosher foods
    • canned tuna
    • canned chicken

All Programs:

  • Gift cards (Fred Meyer, Safeway, Kroger, Amazon, Target)
    Please mail gift cards to:
    Jewish Family Service,
    Attn: Community Connections
    1601 16th Ave.,
    Seattle, WA, 98102.
    (We cannot accept e-gift cards at this time.)
  • Vehicle donations

The Internal Revenue Service recognizes Jewish Family Service of Seattle (JFS) as a Section 501(c)(3) public charity. Gifts to JFS are tax deductible in the U.S.A. Our Federal Tax ID # is 91-0565537.

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