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

The Austin Shelter for Women and Children is currently not accepting donations until further notice, due to building construction going on at the site.  Please contact Austin Area Command Development Department at 512.605.1410 for other donation sites.

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
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