Donations for the Shelter 

There are several ways persons can donate materials and money to the shelter. Undesignated gifts are most welcome. Here is a list of designated gift ideas. Your donation will go to pay for a certain needed item that Lydia’s House needs.

Item Needed

Suggested Donation

Bed (Cot, Blankets, Sheets, Pillow)


Dinner for a week


Paper products for a week


Breakfast for a week


Personal care kit


Towel set


The shelter is also in need of the following items for donation.

bleach-based cleaning wipes, gently used light colored towels, paper products, latex and latex-free medical gloves, diapers, and dye/fragrance free laundry detergent.  

Those interested in donating materials for the shelter should contact the main Lydia's House Number, 608-475-9479.