The Wishing Well is open for donation drop off on Wednesday & Sundays from 10am – 2pm, or by appointment only. 

To make an appointment, please contact the Program Director at 206.406.2398 or the thewishingwellwa@hotmail.com

Effective September 1, 2022, we will only be accepting NEW clothing and toys for foster youth aged newborn to 18 years old.


We will no longer be accepting used clothing and toys (with the exception of approved seasonal items such as swimsuits, shorts, holiday dresses, snow bibs, etc).

We accept NEW: 

  • Socks

  • Infant/Toddler, Kids and Teen clothing

  • Luggage

  • Children’s books

  • Toys

  • Underwear

  • Bras

  • Blankets 

  • Hygiene Items – Including diapers and baby wipes

We ONLY accept the following items in used condition:

  • Swimsuits

  • Shorts

  • Holiday Dresses

  • Snow Bibs

  • Other pre-approved seasonal items

If you have any seasonal items that you would like to donate that are not mentioned on our list of approved

used donations that we accept,  please give us a call

to see if it is an item that we can accept. 

We honor our foster community by only distributing high quality items to the youth we serve. Before you donate an item from the list of acceptable used donations that we accept, please inspect each item: ​


  • Are the items in good condition?

  • Are the items relevant for someone who is age 0-18? 

  • If you are unsure if it is something we would accept, please ask!

Click HERE to view our Amazon wishlist to check out our updated list of ongoing needs


We are always very grateful when groups/organizations host donation drives. If your group/organization would like to host a donation drive for local foster youth, please give us a call. 


If you would like to make a financial donation, you may use the donate button below, give us a call, send us an email, or stop by our shop. 

Our address is 12716 Pacific Avenue South in Tacoma. We are on the second floor above the flooring shop. The entrance is on the left side of the building and up the stairs.

Thank you for your support! We could not provide these valuable resources to local Pierce County Foster youth without the continued help of our community.

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