Wish Lists

Staff at the Center close their eyes, click their heels three times, and repeat, “I wish for…”

Preschool Wishes:

  • Large and colorful buttons
  • Outdoor chalk
  • Small butterfly/bug catching nets, plastic bug containers, children’s magnifying glass instruments
  • Stencils (large, easy to use)
  • Overhead projector
  • Medium-sized white board
  • Typewriter
  • Dramatic-play clothes
  • Science lens/set
  • Books on CD (Puff the Magic Dragon, etc.)
  • Music and movement CDs
  • Root-Vue Farm Garden Laboratory Kit

Elementary Afterschool Wishes:

  • Musical instruments (shakers, hand drums)
  • Life-sized Jenga
  • Cornhole (beanbag toss) game
  • Matchbox cars
  • Wooden building blocks (larger sized)
  • Sparkle paint, glitter glue, sparkle markers, patterned and glitter craft paper
  • Beads, elastic string, children’s jewelry-making supplies
  • Wood scraps (for creative construction projects)
  • Sports balls
  • “Barbie” dolls (multi-ethnicity) and doll clothes
  • Perler beads & molds (Black perler beads always run out first)
  • Latch hook kits
  • “Fur” fabric
  • Bubble machine, bubbles
  • Sports car toy model kits
  • Artistic coloring books, colored gel pens
  • Loops for pot holder looms
  • Sewing machine
  • Air dry clay

Teen Drop-in Wishes:

  • Foosball table
  • Basketballs
  • Soccer balls
  • Mac computer (for video editing)
  • Painting supplies (brushes, multi-purpose craft paints, glitter paint)
  • Craft paper, stamps, stencils
  • Beads, wire, string… for jewelry-making
  • Badminton rackets
  • 12 seat passenger van
  • Outdoor basketball hoop – free standing
  • Pinnies (Sports scrimmage vests)

Middle School Afterschool Enrichment Wishes:

  • White board
  • Basketballs
  • Soccer balls
  • Lacrosse sticks
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Lego robotics components
  • iPad
  • Binoculars
  • Water bottles
  • Drums
  • Fishing poles
  • Backpacks
  • Canoe
  • Kayaks

Elementary Summer Camp Wishes:

  • Boys & Girls swimsuits -new, all sizes
  • Beach towels
  • Backpacks
  • Gift Certificates to Michael’s or AC Moore
  • Sand/ beach toys

Food Pantry Wishes:

  • Canned items:  fruit, vegetables, soups
  • Cereals: both hot and cold
  • Canned meats: tuna, chicken, ham
  • Tomato paste & spaghetti sauce
  • Pasta & rice
  • Juice
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Canned baked beans, pork and beans, etc.
  • Baby formula
  • Diapers, all sizes
  • Baby wipes
  • Baking supplies: sugar, flour, chocolate chips, butter, vanilla extract, muffin cup liners, waxed paper, parchment paper
  • Powdered, canned, or boxed milk
  • Shampoo, bar soap, body wash
  • Toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, floss
  • Toilet paper, tissue, wipes
  • Band-aids, Q-tips, body lotion
  • Dish soap, paper towels, laundry soap

Grounds and Facility Wishes:

  • Weed whacker
  • Bush clippers
  • Lawn mower

This list was updated on 11/7/17.

Thank you for considering the fulfillment of our wishes!