Mother & Child is Overflowing with Donations!

Please scroll down to view our up-to-date list of items we are FULL on & items we're in NEED of. You can also read below on how you can give alternatively.

Shop at Fred Meyer:

PictureFred Meyer is donating to nonprofits based on where customers tell them to! Sign up for Community Rewards by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Mother & Child at at (search for Mother & Child Education Center). Then, every time you shop and use your card you help Mother & Child earn a donation! If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at Customer Service in any Fred Meyer store - just remember to link the card online!


Shop at AmazonSmile:

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Go to, bookmark the page (this will remind you to shop AmazonSmile instead of Amazon), and select 'Mother & Child Education Center' as your organization.  One selected, Amazon Smile will remember your choice nonprofit and every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation.  If you've selected another organization, you can switch to support Mother & Child by signing in to and selecting “Change your Charity” in “Your Account.”



Make a Monetary Contribution:

Click the donate button to support the no-cost services at Mother & Child.


Donate from a Wishlist(s):

Click on the images below to view needed items for Families and MCEC. Items can be purchased online or in-store!

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Target Wishlist

 Host a Party:

If you, your friends, or your company plans to host a party, we hope you'll consider helping increase awareness of Mother & Child by raising funds to support the parents and families we work with, or collecting items.  Learn how to include MCEC as part of your party or event.


Donate In-Kind Items:

All items should be clean, new/gently loved [no stains, rips, piling], and from a smoke free home.  Highlighted Items Designate: MOST CURRENT/URGENT NEEDS or AT CAPACITY. Are you going through your stuff or hosting a spring cleaning party? Print off our accepted items checklist! For Questions: call 503-249-5801 or view our Donor FAQ.


Items MCEC Generally Accepts:

  • Bassinets and Co-Sleepers: All pieces, Safe working condition. Accepted as Space is Available, please call.
  • Bathtubs [Infant]
  • Bibs & Burp Cloths
  • Blankets: Receiving, Tummy Time Quilts, & Sizes Under 4’x4’
  • Blocks: Plastic, Wooden, Nesting - great for motor skills!
  • Birthing Balls
  • Bras [Regular for Pregnant Moms & Nursing for Breastfeeding Moms]: All Sizes. Regular Bras: 36C, 38C, 36D, 38D; Nursing Tank Tops & Shirts
  • Carriers: Waist band/support preferred [Examples: Ergo, Moby, Onya]
  • Carseats: Infant, Convertible, Boosters - Must have 0 Wreck History & Unexpired. Accepted as Current Space Available, please call. Please check to verify your carseat's expiration before donating.  Typically located on back/bottom of carseat.  Many expiration dates can be found online. 
  • Clothing [Infant + Toddler]: Preemie up to 5T size. GIRL:12-18 Mo Pants & Jammies; 18-24 Mo, 2T, & 4T All Seasons
  • Clothing [Maternity]: All Maternity sizes. Plus Size Maternity Wear NO Women Sized Clothing.
  • Cream [Baby]: Unopened and Unexpired
  • Crib Sheets: Standard size
  • Crinkle Squares (i.e. Mini Blanket with Inside that makes crinkle noise – great for motor skills!)
  • Diapers: Newborn up to Size 6/Pull-Ups, partial packages accepted. Size 5 Diapers, Size 1-4-FULL
  • Diapers [Cloth]: New or Well Cleaned, Covers & Inserts
  • Food [Baby] & Formula: Unopened and Unexpired
  • Food [Regular]: For classes & open houses. Contact anneb {at} momchildpdx {dot} org for details & dates.
  • Hats: Size Preemie up to 6T
  • Lovey Blankets (i.e. Mini/Handheld Blanket with Plush Animal Head – great for security!)
  • Organizational Needs: (2 or 4) 10x10 and/or (1) 20x10 Pop-Up Tent, Tent Weights, Projector, Projector Screen
  • Pack-N-Plays: All pieces, Clean, Safe working condition. Accepted as Space is Available, please call.
  • Parenting Books
  • Push & Pull Objects or Animals (i.e. Duck or Train pulled by Rope – great for motor skills!)
  • Rattles
  • Seasonal & Holiday Items [Infant + Toddler]: Size Preemie to 6T Swimsuits, Valentine’s, Halloween, Easter, Christmas Outfits
  • Shampoo & Soap [Baby]: Unopened and Unexpired
  • Shoes [Infant + Toddler]: Infant Sizes, 2C-13.5C [child], 13Y-2Y [youth].
  • Shoes [Women]: Womens Size 5 up to 12, NO heels [for maternity room/pregnant mommas]
  • Socks [Infant + Toddler]: Size Preemie up to 6T
  • Strollers: Umbrella, Full-Size, or Double. Working & in good condition - NO mold or large rips. Accepted as Space is Available, please call.
  • Teething Rings or Teethers (NON-Liquid/Gel Filled!)
  • Wipes [Baby]: Unused or Partial Package. No dried out wipes, please.
  • Items received from Mother & Child which still meet organization standards: from smoke-free home, clean, & no rips/stains/piling/heavy fading.


Items MCEC Does NOT Accept:

  • No Used Pacifiers
  • No Medela or Other Breastpumps (see Medela Recycles for Medela Pumps)
  • No Expired or Previously-in-A-Wreck Car Seats (see ‘how to find car seat expiration’ or ‘Recycle at Legacy’)
  • No Freestanding Highchairs (Bumbo or floor style chairs are okay)
  • No Stuffed Animals
  • No Women’s or Men’s Sized Clothing (Need a suggestion of where to donate?  Call Us at 503-249-5801)