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Thank you for your gift to CAC to ensure food, clothing, and shelter for all. Together, we can end poverty in Dane, Jefferson, and Waukesha counties. To donate by mail, please send your donation to Community Action Coalition For South Central Wisconsin, Inc. 1717 N. Stoughton Rd., Madison, WI 53704. If you have any questions regarding cash donations, please contact Bridgette Weber, | 608-246-4730 x.241.

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Drop off clothing donations at CAC to be distributed in our free clothing center. Donations for the clothing center are accepted Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm at our Madison office. CAC can accept donations of clothing, shoes, accessories, and books. We accept clothing for all genders and sizes, both casual and professional.  We do have a separate clothing closet for professional interview clothing. Please donate according to the following guidelines:

  • Donate seasonally appropriate items
  • Items must be in good condition
  • Please bring your donation in a box or bag



CAC accepts donations of non-perishable food items to distribute to our partner agencies.

  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit in juice or light syrup
  • Soy butter (alternative nut butters)
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned chicken or tuna, in water or olive oil
  • Dried Fruit
  • Nuts & Seeds
  • Spices
  • Garden fresh produce


CAC accepts various donations to support the individuals and families we serve. Check our wishlist below to see how you can help!

Household items

  • Toothpaste & toothbrush**
  • Shampoo/conditioner (full size and samples)**
  • Soap/Body Wash**
  • Disposable baby diapers**
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • All purpose cleaning spray
  • New bedding
  • New towels
  • Furniture (call ahead to confirm)

**Items that are high priority needs


  • Winter gloves
  • Winter boots
  • New socks
  • New underwear
  • Steel toe boots
  • Non-slip work shoes
  • Clothing priorities: men’s, children, baby clothes

Program/Office Needs

  • Refrigerated straight truck for food delivery
  • DSLR camera/video
  • Web developer support

Contact Us

For more information about supporting CAC, request information, and a representative will contact you shortly. Request Info For information on in-kind donations, contact Bridgette Weber, Volunteer Coordinator/Clothing Center Supervisor at or (608) 246-4730 ext. 241