Below is a list of items we are currently in need of. Items help support campus and program needs, as well as provide support to the kids and families we serve. Some items help provide additional comfort to the wonderful staff who work with the kids.
For the kids:

  • Nonperishable Snacks (granola bars, fruit snacks, box juice, crackers, etc.) – used for off campus field trips and medical appointments
  • Construction paper of all colors
  • Glue sticks (non-toxic)
  • Kids’ scissors
  • Small white boards (approximately 9in x 12in)
  • Colored washable markers (non-toxic)
  • Non-toxic paints and brushes
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Bean bags, rice bags, sand, silly putty
  • Sketch pads (no spiral bound please)
  • Stress balls
  • Clay
  • Index cards
  • Halloween costumes
  • Bicycle repair kits
  • MP3 players (please no camera, recording ability or internet access)
  • Bean bag chairs
  • Yoga balls
  • Headphones
  • Playing cards
  • Board games (Monopoly Deal, Sequence, Bananagrams, Rumikub, Sorry!, Chess etc.)
  • Water bottles
  • Composition books (no spiral bound notebooks please)
  • Basic sports equipment (basketballs, soccer balls, footballs, frisbees, kick balls, volleyballs, badminton)
  • Activity books (crosswords, word searches, Sudoku, coloring books)
  • Lego sets
  • Children’s movies (G or PG only please)
  • Puzzles
  • Portable DVD players
  • Slippers (Women’s 6-11 and Men’s 9-12)
  • Magic The Gathering Cards

For support staff:

Our amazing staff often are not able to leave campus during their shifts for breaks and are generally with the kids doing physically active things. Using the trauma informed lens, we believe our staff need a tranquil space as well and welcome items that can help supply our staff break rooms with calming agents.

  • Aromatherapy
  • Video game system
  • Adult coloring books
  • Colored pencils
  • Magazines
  • Blu-ray player
  • TV

Campus Needs/Wish List:

  • Gift cards to Target
  • Wall art (training or inspirational themes)
  • Large speakers (for the training audio system)
  • Presentation remotes (2)
  • Floor cord covers (for computer lab)
  • Flipcharts
  • Multi-color post-its
  • Gift cards to to be used for the purchase of training books & DVDs
  • Electronic hand dryers (Xlerator)
  • Motion sensor lights (20-25)
  • Bike racks
  • Funding for covered bike parking

If you would like to donate items to our clients or programs, please contact Rachael Kirkelie at