If you are interested in donating items, please contact info@freedomforyouth.org.

Carlisle

  • Individually wrapped snacks & candy
  • Duck Tape
  • Elmer's liquid glue
  • Adventure Bibles
  • Games
  • Flower pots (plastic or clay)
  • Flower seeds
  • Potting soil
  • Beach Balls
  • Squirt Guns
  • Hula Hoops
  • Pudding & Jell-O

Des Moines

  • 10 white tables (similar to this http://bit.ly/2zceJ48)
  • Sports Balls for prizes and use during free-time (basketballs, soccer balls, Footballs)
  • King Sized Candy bars
  • Gift cards to Oriental Trading: http://bit.ly/2A9r75k
  • Gift cards to Aldi’s
  • Outdoor game equipment
  • Board games
  • Glue sticks
  • Plastic pencil boxes
  • Three prong folders
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Personal Pencil sharpeners
  • Construction Paper
  • Children's Scissors
  • Pencils
  • Stamp Markers
  • Card Games
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Copy paper (White or colored)
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Applesauce cups
  • Granola bars
  • Fruit cups
  • Crackers and/or sandwich crackers (individual snack size packages)
  • Pretzels (individual snack size packages)
  • Chips (individual snack size packages)

Huxley

  • Snack & meal items
  • White T-Shirts (30) & tie-dye kits
  • Donations for summer field trips: (ex: pool passes to Slater Pool, movie tickets)
  • Small prizes for K-12th grade students

Knoxville

  • 2 non-slip door mats for sides doors
  • Dust mop
  • Folding chairs
  • Ink cartridge for printer (HP LaserJet 36A CB436A)
  • Small toy prizes & gift cards
  • Snack items (apples, bananas, cheese sticks, celery, etc.)
  • Woodshop needs:
    • 1 jig saw
    • Router bits (both ½ shank & ¼ shank)
    • Pine lumber of 1x4, 1x6, 1x12 in any lengths
    • Fasteners (screws, finish nails, wood glue, etc.)

Mitchellville

  • Mulch or untreated grass clippings (garden class)
  • Bottled water
  • Youth sized garden gloves, rakes, and hoes
  • Paper products (toilet paper, paper towels, cups, plates, silverware)
  • Construction paper and craft supplies
  • Gift cards (Dollar General, grocery stores, etc.)
  • Snacks
  • Basketballs, soccer balls, kickballs, chalk, jump rope, bubbles
  • Donations for summer field trips (ex: Adventureland)

Perry

  • Monday & Tuesday meals: See open dates -- www.takethemameal.com/XADY3155
  • Snacks: granola bars, applesauce, crackers, fresh fruit, pudding, etc.
  • Paper products: cups plates, bowls, paper towels
  • Craft/summer supplies: giant sponges, water balloons, construction paper, acrylic and glass paint
  • Cleaning supplies: trash bags, dish soap, disinfecting wipes

Stuart

  • Craft supplies
    • Glue
    • Construction paper
    • Ribbon
    • Buttons
  • Summer Garden Class supplies
    • Seeds
    • Plants
    • Pots
    • Soil
    • Gardening tools
  • Cleaning supplies
    • Disinfecting wipes
    • Hand sanitizer
  • Paper products
    • Paper towels
    • Toilet paper
    • Napkins
  • Individually wrapped snacks

Winterset

  • Fresh fruit or dairy products
  • Snacks in bulk
  • Gift cards to Ben Franklin
  • Gift cards to Fareway/Hy-Vee

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