Women’s March Redding donation drive

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021

Time: 10am – 12pm

Location: Union Hall, 900 Locust St. Redding, Ca

Details: Drive through donation drive put on by Women’s March Redding in support of Shasta Mutual Aid.

We will have some folks directing you through the donation center. Please remain in your car with your mask on and we will unload your donations at the appropriate station. If possible, feel free to have them in your trunk for easy and contact-free unloading. 


Items that are in particular need are:

  • New or gently used and washed cold weather gear for all ages and genders
  • Non-perishable and un-expired food items (cans with pop tops are especially helpful for unhoused folks)
  • New socks and underwear for all
  • Unopened toiletries such as shampoo and conditioner, soap, etc.
  • If you prefer, we will be accepting cash and check donations made out to Shasta County Mutual Aid

All donations will be distributed to local individuals and families through Shasta County Mutual Aid and other local community groups. 


We also have some limited edition new gear for participants. The first 100 donors will receive a WMR 2021 sticker and those who bring 3 new/unopened packs of socks or underwear will get a free WMR tote bag while supplies last. 

Free Community Store and Donation Drop-off

Date: Every Saturday until further notice

Time: 10am – 1pm

Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Park, Redding CA, 96001

Details: Come by for food, cleaning supplies, & other household items. Free and available to all with no questions asked. We will also still be collecting donations so stop by and drop off any non-perishables, hygiene products, diapers, bottled water etc.

Women’s Health Specialists

Free and low cost women’s health care and educationhttps://www.womenshealthspecialists.org/services/payment-and-insurance/

About: Women’s Health Specialists offer many educational and medical services to the community. From their website: “The philosophy of Women’s Health Specialists is to promote positive images of women and provide our clients with a new perspective on their bodies and health. We give women the tools to evaluate their authentic health care needs – not based on a societal myth, but on women’s reality and experience. We assist women so that they can learn that their bodies and life stages are normal. Our goal is to empower women through support, education, self-help and services to be able to make the best health care decisions for themselves.”

Needs: Donations, volunteers

Offering: Health screening, education, health services

Contact: 1.800.714.8151, Mail@cawhs.org

Religiously affiliated: No

Free Family Laundry Day

Free Family Laundry Day

About: “The impact a single load of laundry can make on a family is measurable and it’s humbling to see the good it does for the community and the individuals. Our goal is to reach more people so that people feel loved, cared about and dignity is restored.”

Needs: Donations, volunteers, transportation

Offering: Free laundry services on certain days as well as other services as available such as free haircuts, food, etc.

Contact: (520) 223-1499 or through Facebook Messenger

Religiously affiliated: Yes

Food Bank

Dignity Health Connected Living

About: The designated Food Bank for Shasta County. “We provide food for our communities with distribution on-site at our Redding location or off-site at many locations around the county.”

Needs: Food donations and volunteers

Offering: Emergency food assistance; Surplus donated food; Senior brown bag program; Senior box program

Contact: (530) 226-3071

Clothes That Work!

North Valley Catholic Social Service

Needs:

“Clothes That Work! always needs interview and job-appropriate clothing. We will accept any clothing that you would feel comfortable wearing on an interview or job site. We prefer clean, gently worn items; however, any donation will be put to good use. Donations can be dropped off at our store, during regular business hours. Cash donations will also be gratefully accepted. Contributions may be tax deductible.”

Offering:

Clothes That Work! provides two complete interview-appropriate outfits including shoes, undergarments, makeup and accessories, and an additional three complete job-appropriate outfits after employment is found. In addition the boutique hosts workshops covering topics such as dressing for success, skin care, makeup application, color analysis, hair care, general hygiene and much more.

Religiously Affiliated: Yes

Brake Light Repair Workshop

Date: September 12, 2020

Time: 12pm – 3pm

Location: Pilgrim Congregational, UCC, Redding, CA

Details: Drop in and have your brake or headlight repaired free of charge. We will also have a table set up with some free basic necessities like non-perishable food items, diapers, and face masks. Please wear a mask and prepare for warm weather.