If time to shop isn't on your side, a monetary donation for a specific item or in general is always helpful via our Donation Shop.
To host a collection/drive, check out some downloadable flyers here, ready made for you and your group.
Here are some of the things we need most in general for our events:
BIRTHDAY's (collecting all year long)
Birthday Cake Mix, Frosting, Sprite (plastic bottle or cans) and 12 ct. disposable cupcake tins or 9x12 disposable tin pan (for birthdays).
ALL EVENT (event begins in Oct)
Bath Mitts and Pouf Sponges and Washcloths
Underwear Girls & Boys Sizes 5-8 and 18-20
Underwear for Women size XL/2XL
Underwear for Men size 38-40
Tshirts for Boys XL, 2XL, Cami's for girls L/XL or sports bras in varying sizes
Books for our library (can be gently used), grades 3-12
Feminine Hygiene products
CHRISTMAS EVENT (event begins after Thanksgiving)
Pajamas for Boys (sz 6+), Girls (sz 6+), Misses, Men
VALENTINE's EVENT (event begins mid January)
- Devotionals, Bibles
- Logic Puzzles
- Activity Books for grades 3-5
- Bedding (twin and full mainly) but can use some Queen/King
SUMMER EVENT (event begins mid-April)
- Boys Flip Flops (sz 12-6)
BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT (event begins in August)
Pencil pouches, pencil boxes (to hold supplies)
Crayons (24 pack), Colored Pencils (10-12 packs), Markers (10 pack)
Wide ruled and college ruled paper packs
Dry Erase Markers
Backpacks for grades 6+
Corded Headphones (for at school computer work)
The following is a list of things we cannot accept:
- used pajamas
- used socks
- used undergarments
- used stuffed animals
- tvs/vcrs/computers monitors
- anything that needs to be dry cleaned
- food in glass jars
Drop off hours Monday-Thursday from 9:30-1:00 at 9981 W. 190th St. Suite i Mokena, Il 60448. Drive around back and ring the doorbell to Suite i.
Of course, we love new things for our children too! If you have a corporate connection or anything in bulk, please give us a call and we will let you know if we can use it. Don't hesitate if it's not something usual, we will find a use for your donation!
Questions? Call (815) 806-1700
Gifts in-kind may be eligible for tax deductions. You will receive a tax deduction form to complete at the time of your donation.
If you shop Walmart, please check out our Charity Wish List and ship your donations directly to us. Please let us know if you send something as we cannot always tell who it is from (firstname.lastname@example.org): Walmart Wish List
If you're an in person shopper, we always love drop-off's too! You can often find savings for some items at other retailers (Wikibuy is useful for this).