During COVID-19 we encourage our supporters to donate items through our Amazon Wish List. Please click here to view our wishlist.

Please feel free to call our office at 406-549-0058 or e-mail our Development Director at angie@shelter4children.com for any questions or concerns.

“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.”

–Walt Streightiff

Items we currently need:

Boys Swim Trunks – Board swim shorts with mesh on the inside and working draw strings no faux in sizes:

Youth 5, 6, 7, 14, 2T and 4t

Cotton Boys T-shirts – No long sleeve or ¾ sleeve shirts. No inappropriate logos or bad attitude statements. Cotton no mesh or nylon in sizes:

Youth 5, 6, 8, 12, 16 

Cotton Boys Tank Tops – No large air pit holes or muscle tank in sizes: 

Youth 5, 6, 8,12, 16 

Boys River Sandals – Open toe. No swim Socks. Non- fabric in sizes: 

6T, 10T, Youth 12, 1, 4, 5, and 7 Mens 

Girls Shorts – Basketball shorts with functioning draw string (no faux). Light weight, mid thigh to knee length. No demin running shorts or dress shorts in sizes: 

Youth 5, 6, 8, 10, 16 and Womans 1, 8, 10, 15 

Girls Swimsuits – One piece, no thigh high cut, rounded neckline, close to collar bone. Sturdy straps. Athletic swimsuits. No cutouts. No negative messages in sizes: 

3T, 4T, Youth 6, 8, 10 and Womans 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 16

Girl T-shirts – No long sleeve or ¾ sleeve shirts. No inappropriate logos or bad attitude statements. Cotton no mesh or nylon. No sheer fabrics in sizes: 

Youth 6, 8, 12, 14 and Womans S, M, XL

Girls Tank Tops – No large arm pit holes or muscle tank. Light weight cotton. No razor backs. No sheer fabrics in sizes: 

Youth 6, 8, 12, 14 and Womans S, M, XL 

Girls River Sandals – Open toe river sandals. No swim socks. Non-fabric in sizes 

6T, 8T, Youth 13, 11, 10, 4, 3 and Womans 7, 8, 9

Girls Toddler Summer Sets in sizes: 

3T, 4T

Boys Toddler Summer Set in sizes:


Boy Toddler Shorts in sizes; 

Youth 5, 6 

Crib Sheet Sets–  28”W x 38”L (boy/girl/neutral theme)

Toddler Sheet Sets  – 28”W x 52”L (boy/girl/neutral theme)

4T-5T Pull-ups (boys and girls)

Size 6 diapers

Clorox Wipes 

Farberware Stainless Steel Hand Blender Set

Peanut Butter (Creamy Perferred) 

Pineapple Chunks (29oz or 15oz cans)

Mandarin Oranges (29oz or 15oz cans)

Fruit Cocktail (29oz or 15oz cans)

Green Beans- Cut (15oz cans)

Chicken Broth- 4 or 6 count (15 0z cans) 

Beef Broth- 4 or 6 count (15 0z cans) 

Chips- Multi flavors (18, 24, 36, 52 count small bags) *NO Spicy Flavors*

Fruit Snacks

Items we always need:

Household Goods

Unscented baby wipes
Diapers – Newborn to size 5
Pull-ups – Sizes 2T, 3T, 4T and 5T
Toilet Paper
Hair Detangler
2 in 1 shampoo and conditioner
Dove unscented soap
Unscented body lotion w/ pump
Twin zippered plastic mattress covers

Twin bed skirts solid colors

Child-friendly twin comforters (or bed-in-a-bag sets)
Mainstays 100% Cotton Percale, 200 Thread Count Sheet Set, Twin
Mainstays Deep Pockets Standard 20″ X 26″ Pillows

2 ply dinner napkins
Dixie Cups (3oz)
8.5″ Paper Plates
Paper Towels “Select-a-Size”
Ziploc Bags – Gallon

Activity Passes

We appreciate your help to give the children wonderful experiences through gift passes for activities throughout the year, such as AMC theaters, Flying Squirrel,  Westside Lanes, the HUB, Children’s Museum Missoula, SpectrUM, Currents/Splash Montana, Montana Grizzly Football and Basketball games, Missoula Children’s Theater productions, and other cultural experiences.

Gift Certificates
Gift certificates to Target, Wal-Mart, the Book Exchange, Gas Cards, Visa Gift Cards and Old Navy are an excellent way to ensure that we can provide appropriate clothing and care for every child who comes to the Shelter. We use these cards to purchase immediate needs for all of our programs.