This holiday season the YWCA Southern Arizona asks for new or lightly used donations to support our programs throughout the new year!

Below is a Wish List of the items the WCEO would like have for their programs:

  • New or lightly used working lap tops for Mi Carrera and YWorks programs
  • Journals for the Mothers and Daughters program
  • GED books
  • Crayons and colored pencils
  • pencils
  • Agenda book planner
  • Fun math board games
  • Jewelry making kits for kids 6 years old and up


“Hope we can get some laptops, we really need them.” – Imelda Esquer, Program Manager

Below is a Wish List of needs for Corazon Incubator & Commissary Kitchen and Corazon Cafe & Catering programs:

  • blast chiller – 20 pan
  • 20 qt stand mixer – qty 2
  • food processor – qty 2
  • SS prep tables, 72”x42” – qty 6
  • pre-rinse station
  • double stack convection oven
  • 36” tilt skillet
  • 6-burner cooktop – qty 2
  • 18”x48”x72” metro shelving – 60 linear feet (15 sections)
  • ice machine
  • equipment stands for cook tops and mixers
  • walk-in coolers (just 1 w/ evaporator & Condensor), 12’x20’
  • exhaust hood & motor – approx. 4’x12’

“This professional kitchen equipment is essential to getting the Incubator/Commissary Kitchen totally functional.” Jon Wirtis, Executive Chef

Donations are accepted every Monday through Friday 8am-3pm (except holidays) or by appointment at:

YWCA Frances McClelland Community Center
525 N. Bonita Avenue, Tucson AZ 85745

These programs are fueled by dozens of volunteers and by the donations of generous people throughout our community. But there are other needs the programs have to keep going. Cash donations help us purchase program supplies and infrequently donated items, and help fund the infrastructure that supports these important programs.