How to Donate

Here are some ways to make a financial gift:
  • Online:
    pay with credit card
  • By Check: Please make checks out to “ROOTS” and send to:
    ROOTS Young Adult Shelter 1415 NE 43rd Street Seattle, WA 98105
  • Over the Phone: Give us a call at 206-632-1635 to make a donation over the phone.

Corporate Giving and Sponsorship

Please check with your organization to see if they match charitable donations (cash or hours volunteered) and indicate so on our online form. Learn more about Employer Matching. For corporate sponsorship opportunities or to attend this year's ROOTS Rise Up Luncheon, please get in touch with Kristen at

More Ways to Give

We would be delighted to accept bequests, gifts of appreciated stock, or be included in your estate planning inquiries. Please contact ROOTS for more information at 206-632-1635.

Amazon Smile


Donate while shopping online through AmazonSmile where .5% of eligible purchases is donated to ROOTS!

Choose “ROOTS Young Adult Shelter” as your charity at

Visit our Amazon Wish List page to shop for items our guests need, and have them shipped directly to ROOTS.

In-Kind Donations

Please visit our Wish List to view current needs.

Visit our Amazon Wish List page for more items we need, and to ship them directly to ROOTS.

*Please note – because we have received so many clothing donations recently, we request that only clothing donations that are larger adult sizes, seasonally-appropriate, and in good condition be donated to ROOTS.

Vehicle Donations

Click here to find out more about donating a vehicle to benefit ROOTS.

Directions on how to find ROOTS may be found here. We prefer being notified via telephone before you drop off donations.

Host a Drive

Check out our Wish List for current needs, and host a drive at your local school, library, drugstore, or supermarket! Please email us for more information.




For more information on how to make a financial gift to ROOTS, please email our Development Assistant Kayla Fox at

For ROOTS’ financial information, please visit our Guide Star page or our Seattle Foundation page.