ITEMS NEEDED

We are grateful for in-kind donations that support our work with children and families. Please see below for a list of frequently used items. For large furniture, televisions, computers, or appliances, please contact us first, as we may not have the capacity to store any of these items that cannot be put to immediate use. Due to health code standards, we cannot accept used mattresses or used underclothing. In order to receive a tax receipt for your gift, please fill out a donation form with your name, contact information, and the estimated amount of the item(s) and leave it with your donation.

  • Art paint, brushes, and craft materials
  • Duffle bags or soft-sided suitcases
  • Large laundry bags
  • Games and recreation supplies
  • Gift cards for movie passes, music or video game stores, pizza places, bowling, or skating
  • HEB/Wal-Mart gift cards
  • Pens, pencils, paper
  • Portable CD/DVD players
  • Clock radios with MP3 lines
  • Hygiene supplies
  • Sample size toiletries
  • School supplies
  • Sensory items (squish balls, weighted vests or blankets, scented lotions, kinetic sand, soft instrumental music, music with nature sounds, tactile balls, etc.)
  • Sports balls
  • Towel sets
  • Beach towels and water toys
  • Twin size sheets & blankets
  • Canned food

People who have time for:

  • Tutoring
  • Decorating, sewing, or painting
  • Painting wall murals
  • Landscaping/gardening
  • Teaching hobbies, crafts, or skills
  • Teaching basic life skills – such as interviewing, budgeting and managing personal finances, grocery menus and shopping within a budget
  • Clerical duties
  • Birthday or holiday buddies
  • Building decks, mowing lawns, mending fences
  • Playing golf with youth
  • Handyman (or woman) tasks
  • Mentoring