Your generous in-kind donations of household items and clothing are critical to ensuring that our newest neighbors are prepared to live in – and become thriving and engaged members of – their new community.

JVS accepts new and gently-used donations.

How to Help through In-Kind Donations

There are several ways to donate clothing, school supplies, books, and household items:

Help Furnish Refugee Homes

Thank you for your generous support and interest as we prepare to welcome newly arrived refugees!

JVS IS UNABLE TO PICK UP used donations of furniture, clothing and household items. If you would like to bring items to our warehouse, you can schedule a warehouse drop-off by emailing Donations Specialist, Caitlin Gillespie at Please include photos of the items as well as a brief description. You may review the process and see a listing of accepted items HERE.

Drop Off Donations

JVS accepts donations of new and used clothing, school supplies, housewares, and toys.  Items can be brought to JVS offices at 4600 The Paseo, on Wednesdays and Fridays  from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Wish List Fulfillment

JVS accepts new household items and clothing donations through our Amazon wish lists. Simply purchase new items through a wish list below and have them shipped directly to JVS, 4600 The Paseo, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Donation Drives

Hosting a donation drive – for your birthday, anniversary, workplace team-building event, or just for fun – will make a remarkable difference in the lives of many. It's simple! We’ll provide an online wish list of items needed and all you need to do is create a fundraising goal and spread the word to your friends and/or colleagues! The items will be shipped directly to JVS, where they will be used to resettle a family or individual. To host a donation drive contact View examples of past donation drive wishlists:

2022 School Supply Drive

2022 Winter Gear Drive


Thank you for your gift to JVS. You make our work possible.