A Child's Life

"I finally feel safe. I have more peace than I've ever felt. People really care about us here."
         -Rachel

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Wishlists

Clothing/shoes

  • New clothing and shoes for infants, toddlers, youth, teens, adults (including maternity clothing)

Beds and linens

  • Beds
  • Headboards
  • Bed linens
  • White bath towels
  • White washcloths
  • White hand towels

Personal hygiene supplies

  • Bars of soap
  • Body wash
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Lotion
  • Hair brushes/combs
  • Hair dryers, curling irons and flatirons
  • Nail kits
  • Make-up Kits (for all ethnicities)
  • Hair Products (for all ethnicities)
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant

Residential/group homes

In many communities, kids and teens find safety in one of our group homes. Commonly requested renovations and items include:

  • New carpet
  • Dining room table with chairs that can accommodate 12 people   
  • Touch-up painting
  • Bathroom renovations
  • Kitchen renovations   
  • Tree removals
  • Casing for pipes around the house
  • New television 
  • New computers

Babies and children

  • Diapers (all sizes, including preemie)
  • Baby wipes
  • Bottles
  • Baby wash
  • Baby shampoo
  • Lotion
  • Bibs
  • Baby Builders books/DVD sets
  • Car seats
  • Mobiles
  • Blankets
  • Leap Frog
  • Crib mirrors
  • Ride-on toys
  • Pack-and-Plays
  • Activity centers
  • Developmental toys
  • New stuffed animals (age-appropriate)
  • Fisher Price People Sets
  • Pajamas
  • LEGO toys
  • Board games
  • Building toys
  • Trucks and cars
  • Educational computer games
  • Sports equipment
  • Arts-and-crafts kits
  • Coloring books
  • Remote-control cars
  • Handheld video games (rated E)
  • Video games (rated E)
  • Dolls (for all ethnicities)
  • Books (age-appropriate)
  • Bike helmets and knee pads

Teens

  • Gift cards  (Local mall, Target, Best Buy, Old Navy, Walmart, iTunes, etc.)
  • Handheld CD players/MP3 players/iPod shuffles
  • Digital cameras
  • Popular CDs and DVDs (no parental advisory)
  • Sports equipment
  • Watches
  • Fashion jewelry
  • Photo albums/frames
  • Books (age-appropriate)
  • Tickets/admission passes (theme parks, movie theaters, etc.)

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