Women’s Advocates is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your monetary support is tax deductible. Visit our Guidestar page to find recent 990 forms and organizational information. To donate, see the various options below.

Checks can be made out to Women’s Advocates, Inc. and mailed to:

Attn: Donations
Women’s Advocates
588 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Give Now

Make a monetary contribution to Women’s Advocates online.

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Sponsor Safety

  • Sponsor our Courage to Fly Luncheon.
  • Underwrite a radio PSA to prevent technology abuse.
  • Pay for a month of violence prevention education in area schools.

Find out more by contacting our team.

Workplace Giving

If you’d like your employer to match your gift or if you’d like to host a fundraising event to benefit Women’s Advocates, please contact Women’s Advocates’ Development Director at 651-726-5217 or

In-Kind Donations & Wish List

We are not accepting individual in-kind donations of used items at this time. In the meantime, HERE are other options for clothing donations in the area.

For essential needs items, we have an Amazon Wish List. When shopping on Amazon, please, use our Amazon Smile link. Using this link results in a donation from Amazon of 0.5% of eligible product costs.

If you have questions about item donations in general or would like to host a group or workplace donation drive for essential needs or special projects, please reach out to

Throughout the year, we seek donations of Target and Cub Foods Gift Cards to support the immediate needs of the families living here and our Aftercare program families.

For the safety of our staff, shelter, and residents, deliveries of donations must be previously approved and scheduled in advance.

Your gift helps with children's programming and so much more.

What your gift will do.

$50 provides 2 months of education and support groups for each resident

$100 provides 1 month of program supplies for the children’s program

$200 ensures each resident cares for their personal needs during their stay (ID, work uniforms, etc)

$500 provides basic necessities and supplies for 2 children at the shelter

$1,000 provides a security deposit and rent support for a family leaving the shelter

2018 #PurplePurseChallenge

We’re thrilled to let you know that we’re a part of the Purple Purse Challenge for a second year. It’s a friendly fundraising campaign launched by the Allstate Foundation where domestic violence service provider and shelter organizations compete to raise the most money with the top teams winning bonus donations. It starts on October 2nd at 11am Central time! 

How You Can Help

Please consider supporting us by starting a fundraiser team page. It takes less than five minutes – all you have to do is go here: By setting up a fundraiser page of your own for our cause and reaching out to your network of supporters, you can help us make an even bigger impact and get us closer to our goals and some bonus prizes.  

To inspire and thank you for helping out, we have prizes of our own to give out to our teams! From sporting event tickets to gift cards to flight vouchers (and more). We want to reward YOU for helping us reach our goals! Full details here.

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588 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Admin: 651-227-9966

Crisis Line: 651-227-8284