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Financial contributions can be made using the online Donate button or by mailing your donation to:

Underground Railroad, Inc
5647 State Street, Ste. A
Saginaw, MI 48603
(989) 399-0007

To learn about making a donation of stock click here.


Here’s how your donation could make a difference:

$100   Can provide a safe night in emergency shelter and nourishment for a family of four who is fleeing abuse

$500   Can fund one week of 24-hour Crisis Helpline service, allowing 50 people to access the support they need

$1000  Can provide one month of Emergency Shelter for a family of four

$2500  Can feed our shelter resident families for 75 days (10,000 meals)

$5000   Can support Prevention Education for 1 month, empowering 650 students to have healthy relationships

$10,000 Can pay for 8 sessions of Restorative Counseling, helping to understand and repair relationships for 10 families

$12,500  Can help 200 victims of crime obtain justice from the courts

$15,000  Can provide Civil Legal Services for 10 families

In Kind contributions are accepted at Underground Railroad Resale located at:

Underground Railroad Resale
5647 State Street, Ste. B
Saginaw, MI 48603

Items needed in Emergency Shelter are transported by staff from Underground Railroad Resale.

Our In-Kind Donation Form is available for download. This guide provides estimated ranges for items commonly sold in thrift/resale stores.  The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires donors to value their items if they plan to use these donations as an income tax deduction.


The Emergency Shelter wish list includes:

  • Unopened baby formula
  • Unopened diapers and wipes
  • Unopened baby wash, shampoo and lotion
  • Sleepwear and lounge clothes all sizes children – adult plus size
  • Slippers – all sizes
  • Training Bras
  • Unopened/ individually wrapped tampons, pads and liners
  • Pillows
  • Twin Size sheets & Blankets
  • Wash cloths
  • Unopened shampoo, conditioner and body wash (travel & full size)
  • Unopened ethnic hair care products
  • Unopened deodorant
  • New women’s socks and underwear-(size 5-13)
  • New boy’s underwear and socks-(size 2T-8)
  • New girl’s underwear and socks-(size 2T-8)
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Paper products
  • Large dinner plates
  • Ziploc Bags
  • Sippy Cups
  • Baby Bottles
  • Cereal Bowls
  • Forks/Spoons
  • Plastic cups
  • Box Fans
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Art Supplies
  • Soft Body Baby Dolls
  • Matchbox and Hot Wheels Cars
  • Collars and leashes-All sizes
  • Dog and cat toys
  • ID Tags for dogs & cats
  • Grooming tools
  • Trifectant tablets for cleaning cages, crates and kennels
  • Litter scoopers
  • Metal Food and Water Bowls

We are unable to accept the following items:

  • Open/used hygiene items
  • Open/used food items
  • Opened diapers, baby wipes
  • Opened/non-individually packaged pads/tampons