A Child’s Place not only works to ensure that client children are mentally prepared to learn, but physically prepared as well. We focus on providing supplies from four key areas to all client children: toiletries, uniforms/clothing, school supplies and snacks. All supplies distributed are generously donated by individuals, businesses, civic/faith groups, schools and others in our community. Currently, A Child’s Place is in need of the following items:
– Air Mattress
– Girls khakis pants: Sizes 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 (Also women’s and juniors sizes 00-16)
– Boys khakis pants: Sizes 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20 (Also men’s sizes 30, 32, 34, 36, 38)
– Polo Shirts: ALL Sizes- (White, navy, red and black)
– Sky Blue Polo shirts: Juniors M, L, XL; Men’s S, M L; Boys- L, XL
– Long-sleeved polo’s: White, navy, red and black
– Winter Coats: Girls/Boys, Sizes: 4-16; Juniors Sizes: XXS-XXL; Men’s- L, XL; Women’s L, XL
– Movie Tickets/Passes ($15 gift card to Regal)
– Long Socks (Nike Preferred)
– Headphones (large style)
– NFL Gear (hats, teen sized sweatshirts)
– African American Hair Products (Brands include: Motions, Olive Oil, Creme of Nature)
– Bar Soap/ Body Wash
– Landry Detergent (Pods Preferred)
Individually packed/single-size snacks: Grain: Crackers, Cereal/ Nutragrain Bar, Pretzels, Goldfish, Trail Mix, Animal Crackers. Drink: Juice, Capri Sun or Small Water. Fruit: Applesauce, Fruit Cup.
**Please refrain from including large bottled water, soda, chocolate milk, Hugs juice jugs and sports drinks. Please DO NOT include anything with Peanuts or Peanut Butter in them to protect kids with these allergies in schools. This includes items “made in a facility with nuts or peanuts.
Packed snack bags: Snack bags are packed in brown paper bags and include a small water or juice, applesauce or fruit cup, and a grain. Please see the list of snacks above as your reference.
Before coordinating a large donation drive, please contact us to ensure the anticipated need is still unfilled as we have limited storage space.
|School Supply Needs 2016-17||Total Needed||Donated|
|Elementary School Book Bags||250||Fulfilled|
|Middle School Book Bags||250||Fulfilled|
|Binders -2 inch||100||Fulfilled|
|Binders- 3 inch||100||Fulfilled|
|Calculators – TI-84-TI-89||100||0|
|Spiral Notebooks – 3-5 Subject||250||Fulfilled|
|Project Display Board (2-ply)||50||5|
|Wide-Ruled Paper||1,000 packages||700|
|USB (Flash) Drives||100||20|
|Binders -1 inch||500||100|
|Calculators – Basic||100||Fulfilled|