Ways to Donate


Online Donation 

You can make an online donation via credit card (with secure online transmission) to The SPOT via the Washington University website. Click on the box below.

Go to the Credit Card Gift page
(Online Gift Form)

  • "The SPOT" will be auto populated into the "Other Designation" field

Donation by Check

You can make a check payable to:

The SPOT / Washington University
please include this form

Mail your check to:

4169 Laclede Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108


Donation of Hygiene, Clothing, & Food Items

  Click here to view our Amazon wish list and have items shipped directly to us.

 We will gladly accept:

Hygiene items:

  • Bars of soap (Dove preferred)
  • Deodorant - solid stick
  • Body lotion


  • Underwear - adult sizes
  • Socks - adult sizes
  • Black and khaki pants (dress pants)  - adult sizes


  • Non-perishable snacks (i.e., granola bars, cereal)


  • Metro bus tickets or passes
  • Wal-Mart gift cards
  • Fast food gift cards (Jack in the Box, Subway, McDonald's)

If you would like to donate any items that are not on this list, please contact us at thespot@wustl.edu to see if we will be able to utilize the donation. 

We greatly appreciate any and all forms of support.