Pending Legislation


Client Needs List

When victims escape their traffickers, they often come to us without personal possessions or resources of their own. Polaris provides clients with the basic necessities to start a new life.

Please take a look at the list below, and if you can, make a contribution to help those in need.

All donations can be mailed directly to:

P.O. Box 65323
Washington, DC 20035

For adult clients

For child clients
& clients' dependents

  • Sweatshirts
  • Sweatpants
  • New shoes and sandals
  • Ethnic hair products
  • Feminine Pads
  • New bed sheets
  • Comforters
  • Duffel bags
  • New bathing suits (all sizes)
  • New socks
  • Phone cards (international and domestic)
    for clients to call home
  • Gift Cards for clients to purchase basic necessities: TargetGiantSafeway
  • Washington metro cards for clients so they have transportation to important doctors’ appointments, court hearings, and therapy sessions. Click here to purchase a gift card today.


  • Newborn car seats,
  • Newborn baby boy clothes (6mo - 12mo)
  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Baby Wipes
  • Single seat stroller
  • Clothes for young girls
  • Kids toys
  • Kids books (English and Spanish)

This is just a short list of some immediate client needs. If there is something that you would like to donate but do not see on this list please email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . As a need is fulfilled we will be sure to take the items off the list.

We greatly appreciate the kind donations from our donors, however there are some items we cannot accept for donation. They are as follow: travel sized shampoo/conditioner, used undergarments, used stuff animals, used toiletries, used hair products, used bed sheets, LCD or plasma flat Screen TVs, VHS tapes, VHS players, ski equipment, used shoes, business suits, hangers, used cleaning supplies, plus sized undergarments and plus sized pants.

If you follow us on Twitter be sure to check our #CurrentClientNeeds list for more ways to help.

Above, a Polaris fellow and client's son on an afternoon client outing to explore the Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C.
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Client Quotes

"Thanks to Polaris Project, I have a job, a home, and many friends that help me when I need it. I am making a life of my own."


- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris