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Below are the items currently needed in BOSS. PLEASE NOTE: In many cases we will request to see photographs first or obtain specific make/model information to know if the items are a fit for our programs.

Please contact Gwen Austin, Community Engagement Manager, at or 510-649-1930 x 1001 before bringing donations to any BOSS site. Thank you!


Your donation will help low-income individuals get set up for success as they move into their new homes.

General Wish List
COVID-19 Related
  • VEHICLES: Cars, trucks, vans

  • STORAGE: Tuff Sheds, or East Bay storage space

  • TECH: Laptops, tablets, printers, accessories. Very good working order please!

  • GIFT CARDS: All types, Clipper Cards with funds on them

  • FURNITURE: Sofa, love seat, coffee table, end tables and lamps

  • HOUSEHOLD: Flat screen TVs, microwaves, lamps, rugs, plants, artwork & frames, outdoor furniture, kitchenware, fans, BBQ grills, curtains, microwave, coffee maker, tea pot & silverware 

  • LINENS: twin blankets and comforters, twin sheet sets, pillows and towels

  • ACTIVITIES: art supplies, board & card games and folding tables

  • OFFICE: Bulletin boards, binders, utility carts

  • BABY ITEMS: Cribs, diapers and wipes

  • CLOTHING: Work appropriate clothing, t-shirts/all sizes, new socks 

  • COMMERCIAL ITEMS: Washer/dryer (electric), coffee pots, stove & refrigerator

  • PPE

  • Cleaning/sanitizing items

  • Paper products

  • Thermometers

  • Gloves and gowns/bodysuits

  • Hygiene products

  • Baby supplies

  • Non-perishable food

  • Emergency re-entry support for people exiting jails due to virus outbreaks (hotel vouchers, food gift cards, trac phones)


Please consider buying any items on our Amazon list from local stores when possible - put your dollars into the community!

Please review the following steps to make your donation:


The donation is 100% tax deductible, and BOSS will make arrangements for title transfer and pick up, etc.

To donate goods, please contact:

Gwen Austin at 


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