COVID-19 Response — Due to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, we are currently only providing no contact deliveries at this time. All other sites are closed as of Friday, March 20th 2020 until further notice.
Please call our outreach number at (253) 381-5229 or check our delivery schedule online. Thank you and we apologize for the inconvenience.


Exchange Locations

If you have questions regarding donations or would like to donate via phone, please contact Jennifer Hayes, Accountant at (253) 272-4857 or via email at To send a donation via mail, please make checks payable to “Dave Purchase Project” checks may be sent to: Tacoma Needle Exchange, A Dave Purchase Initiative 535 Dock Street Suite #113 Tacoma, WA 98402

Please know your tax-deductible donation is much appreciated and supports the following: 

  • Local exchange services and community advocacy
  • Overdose awareness, prevention, and education
  • HIV/HCV testing, education, and prevention
  • Program Support Package (PSP) assistance for newly emerging and struggling Syringe Service Programs located in resource lacking areas vulnerable for outbreaks of HIV/HCV.
  • Resources, referrals, and the continuous of care for marginalized populations
  • Equitable access to low-cost harm reduction supplies, technical assistance, and science-based best practices for all SEPs regardless of their size or budgets 

Please inform us in the comment section if you would like this donation to go towards a specific initiative. 

We also accept donations via Venmo @Purchase_253


We are dedicated to the development and expansion of syringe exchange programs as a proven method of ending the transmission of bloodborne pathogens among people who identify as drug users.