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Asian Women's Home
Monthly Wish List

 
"I can't believe I got a present! Mom, look at this!"
"I will never forget the warm hand you showed me and my son when I was in my
 darkest hour."

"Thanks you for helping me find my strength"
 
Asian Women's Home, the Domestic Violence Program of AACI, is the only shelter-based program for Asian victims of domestic violence in the entire county. Our free and confidential services include a 24/7 crisis hotline (408) 975-2739, emergency shelter, peer counseling, legal, health and social service advocacy, walk-in support, safety planning, and community outreach and education.
 
While we focus on the Asian community, we serve everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, or economic status.
 
We cannot do this work without your help. Women and children in domestic violence situations may flee their home with nothing but their purse and the clothes on their back. Your donations provide for their basic needs and comfort, as they recover from the trauma of abuse.
 
Please note that all donations must be in good or excellent condition and are tax-deductible. Monetary donations, which are used to support services for domestic violence victims, are also welcome. If you would like to donate, contact us at (408) 975-2730 x226.
 
Thank you for considering to provide for the needs and comfort of those who are less fortunate in our community!
 
****Note: Item with greater need ***
 
Gift Cards:
  • From Target, Wal-Mart, Safeway or Lucky, Walgreens or Longs Drugs,
        Payless Shoes, Barnes & Noble or Borders, Old Navy, and AMC Movies
     
  • Phone Cards: $5 minimum please
  • Gas Cards: $10 minimum please
     
    These cards meet different individual needs of women and children best at times of emergency and are extremely appreciated. They are used for necessities and gifts, to communicate with family and service providers, and to travel to social service, health, and legal appointments.
     
    Bedrooms:
  • Twin mattresses (2)
  • Ironing board set (2)
  • Towels
     
    Kitchen:
  • Serving bowls (12)
  • New pot and pan set (with handles)
  • Radio with CD player
  • New durable Tupperware containers
  • Microwavable cups (12)
  • Electric hot water dispenser
     
    Living Room:
  • VCR/DVD player
  • Family-friendly VHS tapes and DVDs
  • VHS tape stand, 100 tape capacity
     
    Women:
  • New socks and new underwear (all sizes) or disposable underwear
  • Indoor slippers (sizes 5 . 9)
  • Cosmetics
  • Hair accessories: pins, rubber bands, combs
  • White collared shirts and white pants for work settings (all sizes)
  • Maternity clothing: casual and professional wear (all sizes)
  • Tennis shoes (sizes 5 . 10)
     
    Infants/Children:
  • New diapers (all sizes)
  • Baby wipes and baby powder
  • Baby formula powder and baby food
  • High chairs (2)
  • Tennis shoes (sizes 2 . 9)
  • Indoor slippers (sizes 2 . 9)
  • New trendy backpacks, notebooks, pens, pencils, crayons, fabric textbook covers
     
    Client Support:
  • Combination lock with dial for private storage lockers (5)
  • Toothbrushes for adults and children
  • Toothpaste for adults and children
  • Deodorant
  • Pocket size planners
  • ESL books, tapes, or CDs in Vietnamese, Thai, Cantonese, Mandarin, Cambodian,
        Japanese, Korean, Spanish
  • Dictionaries in Vietnamese/English, Chinese/English, Korean/English,
        Spanish/English, Thai/English
  • Big duffle bags/luggage/suitcases
  • Umbrellas for women and children
  • Stamps
  • Computers and flat screen monitors (less than 3 years old)
     
    Thinking of selling your car?
    Visit www.donateforcharity.com to donate the proceeds to AACI/Asian Women's Home.
     
    Have a lot of old cell phones lying around?
    We collect inactive cell phones through the national Call to Protect program.
     
     
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