Happy Children - There are so many ways you can help - Wish List

Below is a list of wish list items needed at The Salvation Army in Austin. If a quantity is not noted it signifies an ongoing need. To arrange a drop-off, or to organize a wish list drive, please email or call Donna Clendennen at Donna.Clendennen@uss.salvationarmy.org or 512-634-5921.

AUSTIN SHELTER FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN WISH LIST

ADULTS/CHILDREN/FAMILIES

  • Clothing
  • Socks (All sizes
  • Bras (all sizes)
  • Underwear (only new, unopened items)
  • Men’s Clothing (for our teenage boys)
  • Women’s Plus Size Items
  • Children’s Clothing
    (Especially in need of little girls sizes 2T-8)
  • Pajamas
  • Baby Supplies
  • Pack n’ Play
  • Bottles
  • Pacifiers
  • Baby Blankets
  • Sippy Cups
  • Infant Toys
  • Items for Gift Baskets (for expecting mothers)
  • Household Items
  • Blankets/Towels
  • Silverware/Dish Sets
  • Pots/Pans

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCY ITEMS

  • Shampoo and Conditioner (Full Size)
  • Men’s Products (for teenage boys)
  • Ethnic hair care products
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Perfume/Body Spray
  • Alcohol pads (only new, unopened items)
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toiletries (only new, unopened items)
  • Lotion
  • Hand-crank radio
  • Pads/Tampons
  • Hairbrushes/Combs
  • Band-Aids – all kinds, shapes, sizes, color (only new, unopened items)

PLAY THERAPY (Children)

  • Dress-Up storage units
  • Wands – 2 to 4
  • Doctor supplies including white lab jacket/nurse hat – as many as possible
  • Child’s Art Easel and Paints
  • Child Size Soft Blankets
  • Musical instruments-as many as possible
  • Castles, Knights, Dragons – anything mythical – as many as possible
  • Doll Families and sets – as many as possible
  • Dollhouse Families
  • Barbie and supplies + Ken (various ethnicities)
  • Anything that has to do with feeding, nurturing, care taking (bottles, kitchen stuff, etc.)
  • Manipulative and Squeeze balls
  • New Plush toys
  • Sensory toys- very much needed
  • Bubbles
  • Bubbles
  • Play-Doh
  • Sensory (Kinetic) Sand
  • Kinetic toys
  • Sandbox sand
  • Orbeez
  • Binoculars
  • Capes – as many as possible
  • Police Officer gear/costumes – 2
  • Twin Tower play theatre
  • Keys –  as many as possible
  • Stethoscopes (real) – 2
  • Portable recording devices – 3 to 4
  • Baby dolls and supplies (various ethnicities)
  • Plastic storage containers for sand and water play (shallow containers)
  • Figures for sand play therapy
  • Cones/Balls

ADULT / TEEN THERAPY

  • New Journals
  • Stress Balls and any sensory oriented hand objects – Very much needed
  • Scented lotions/Aromatherapy – we will always need these for trauma and sensory processing needs
  • Soft Blankets- for both adults and teens
  • Small Bluetooth speaker – 2
  • New Beauty/Cosmetic Supplies for Women’s Self-Care Groups

WILLIAMSON COUNTY SERVICE CENTER WISH LIST

  • Baby items – diapers, blankets, etc
  • Laundry baskets and bags
  • Plastic hangers
  • Shopping bags
  • Clothing: Men, Women, boys and girls – all seasons
  • Toys, New Stuffed Animals, Coloring books
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Canned and boxed food
  • Food Boxes
  • Hygiene products – toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, shampoo, conditioner, soap

SHELTER LEARNING LAB WISH LIST

  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Construction paper
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Packing tape
  • Magnets
  • Cleaning wipes
  • White board markers
  • Tissue paper
  • Scotch tape
  • String or yarn (different colors)
  • Disinfectant spray
  • Child aprons
  • Cork board
  • Duct tape
  • Water color paint
  • Beads
  • Buttons (assorted sizes)
  • Letter and number stencils
  • Board games for older children, such as SORRY, Monopoly, Guess Who
  • Toys for children up to age eight