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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

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Here’s how your donation could make a difference:

  • $75 answers our crisis helpline for 24 hours, allowing survivors access to the support they need no matter the time of day
  • $100 offers a safe night in emergency shelter and nourishment for a family of four who is fleeing abuse
  • $150 provides the vaccines, preventative treatments, food and supplies needed to house a pet with its family for 30 days
  • $185 inspires one girl to be joyful, healthy and confident through our 10-week Girls on the Run program
  • $200 teaches healthy relationship curriculum to 100 area students
  • $250 feeds all our shelter resident families for one week
  • $300 cleans 200 loads of laundry (2 weeks of laundry services) for shelter resident families
  • $350 cares for two children for one week in our free, on-site daycare
  • $440 provides one month of utility expenses for our 9 offsite Transitional and Permanent Supportive Housing units

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.


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
  • Open diapers, baby wipes
  • Open/non-individually packaged pads/tampons