As a non-profit organization, our priority need is financial donations.  To donate via PayPal, click HERE. Checks can also be sent directly to the shelter at the address below.

Our shelter supplies are on-going. If you would like to donate please contact the office 608-742-7687, or drop items off at:

River Haven Shelter
108 E. Pleasant St.

Portage, WI 53901

Immediate needs (Critically Low)

  • Bottled Water
  • Paper Towels/Toilet Paper
  • Can Openers
  • Men’s Deodorant
  • Sponge Mops and brooms
  • Shampoo, Conditioner, Body wash
  • Clorox/Lysol Wipes
  • Latex or vinyl disposable gloves
  • Ziplock bags (Gallon size)
  • Box Fans
  • Pine Sol, All-purpose spray
  • Laundry Soap (HE)
  • Individual size snacks (cookies, chips, granola bars, etc.)
  • 13 Gallon kitchen garbage bags
  • Kids shampoo and body wash
  • Notebooks

Other needs:

  • Kitchen items (Microwaves, Air Fryers, Toasters, silverware, utensils, etc.)
  • Vacuums (must work)
  • Soap Containers for bar soap
  • Food storage containers
  • Clear Plastic Totes
  • Gas and Walmart Gift Cards
  • Bleach
  • Waterproof pillow covers
  • LR44 Batteries
  • Flashlights
  • Women’s sanitary items
  • Food
  • Please also see our Amazon wish list or Facebook page for updates