Donations of all kinds help Pajaro Valley Shelter Services to be successful. Please consider supporting PV Shelter through your monetary gifts, donated items and volunteer services. For a current list of items needed or volunteer opportunities available, please call (831) 728-5649.

Our famlies have special needs for the holidays. Please consider purchasing gift cards at local supermarkets to help families have a nice Thanksgiving meal. Gift cards to Target, Ross, or KMart will help families purchase winter clothing for their children. Cards can be mailed or dropped off at Pajaro Valley Shelter Services, 115 Brennan Street, Watsonville, CA 95076. To assure that your gift goes to the designated purchase, families turn in receipts to the office. Thank you and Happy Holidays!

Many thanks to these foundations who have given us the opportunity to continue to serve the homeless with their grant awards: The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, the East Bay Community Foundation, the Richard and Mary Solari Family Trust, the Finkelman Family Foundation, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Mother St. Jospeh Fund, the Borina Foundation, the Tietz Family Foundation, and the Drisocll's Foundation. We are continually grateful for the generosity of our supporters especially in these challenging economic times.

Monetary Donations

Pajaro Valley Shelter Services could not exist without your support! You can donate to PV Shelter by one by the following methods:

Check or credit by Mail:
Simply fill out our donation form and mail to the following address: PV Shelter, 115 Brennan Street, Watsonville, CA 95076.

Ongoing Needs

  • Household furniture (but please check with the office first before bringing these by the Shelter)
  • Hygiene items: toothpaste, body soaps, shampoo, conditioners (please no "sample bottles")
  • Toilet paper
  • Pampers for babies
  • Feminine hygiene pads
  • Note pads
  • "Sharpie's" markers
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Please call (831) 728-5649 for a list of current items needed.

Other Ways of Giving

If you are interested in donating gifts of securities, stocks or bequests, please email us or give us a call and ask for the Executive Director at (831) 728-5649.