Gift Items of Urgent Need!

We are hosting a donation drive to collect essential items tailored to meet the needs of the incredible children and families we serve. Your monetary donation will allow us to purchase needed items. From educational toys that inspire learning to everyday essentials that bring comfort, your donation will directly impact the lives of those in need. Join us in making a meaningful difference through items that empower and uplift our remarkable children and families.


1) Drop off new and gently used items at these locations:


3300 Iowa St.

April 19-21

10 am - 6 pm

2) Purchase items on our Amazon Wishlist:


3) Make a monetary donation:

Your Impact​

  • $5 = flashcards

  • $10 = alarm clock

  • $25 = coat for youth

  • $50 = art supplies for youth enrichment

  • $100 = 10 headphones to help youth focus

  • $150 = 10 books for youth enrichment


Health and Hygiene: basic toiletries (e.g., shampoo and conditioner, face and body wash, hand soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorant, chapstick, lotion, tweezers), feminine hygiene products, boar bristle brushes, tissues, band-aids, cold compresses

School: pencils, pens, erasers, lunch boxes, notebooks, folders, alarm clocks, headphones, calculators

Seasonal: jackets, socks, rain coats, umbrellas, rain boots, warm blankets

Sports and Activities: sports equipment (e.g., basketball, soccer ball, cleats, shin guards, football, tennis balls and racket, baseballs and baseball bat), arts and crafts, books, board and card games


***For a full list of needed items, please see our Amazon Wishlist which we created in partnership with the children and families we serve:


Organized by Center for Supportive Communities
501(c)(3) Public Charity · EIN 87-2792121
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