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Youth In Need's Wish List

COVID-19 Wish List 

Our residential programs are still open, helping youth in crisis, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have asked us how they can help. Here's a wish list of our most needed items at this time.

How to help:

  • Visit our Target Gift Registry, where you can purchase an item and have it shipped directly to us. 
  • Or buy Instacart gift cards, which allows staff to purchase grocery items not available for shipping, and send them to development@youthinneed.org. 
  • Or send us a gift of any amount by going to our donation page, and adding “for wish list” in the "Leave A Comment" box at the bottom of the page.

Smart TVs (28" - 36”)
Roku
Outdoor/indoor toys (18-24 months, 4T)
Disinfectant wipes/spray
Thermometers
Tablet
PS4 Gaming System
Madden 20 (PS4)
NBA 2K 20 (PS4)
Family Fun Pack 4 board games in 1 (PS4)                  
FIFA 20 (PS4)
Sims 4 (PS4)
NASCAR Heat 4 (PS4)
Mine Craft (PS4)

The Show 19 or 20 (PS4)
Pizzas (frozen)
Fries (frozen)
Pizza rolls (frozen)
Chips
Cheese
Pretzels (frozen)
Baking stuff (cookies, cakes, etc.)
Frozen appetizers
Buffalo chicken wings (frozen)
Macaroni and cheese
Ramen noodles 
Lunchables



Donate a Wish List Item

Listed below are some of the items that will provide budget relief and help Youth In Need better serve our clients. Please note that Youth In Need is only able to accept donations of new items.

Art Supplies:

Rolls of Butcher block paper

Construction paper

Glue and glue sticks

Washable paint

Popsicle sticks

Colored pipe cleaners

Foam shapes, letters, numbers

Googly eyes and colored poms

Play-doh

 
             

Runaway/Homeless Youth Program Supplies:

Deodorant (Men’s and Women’s)

Body Wash

Toothbrushes with cases or covers

Toothpaste

Bottled Water

Healthy non-perishable snacks

Shampoo

Razors

$5 McDonald’s and Subway gift cards

 

School  Supplies:

Composition Notebooks

Backpacks

Scissors

Pens

Markers and highlighters

Colored Pencils

Crayons

Folders

3-ring binders



Cleaning/Household Supplies:

Disinfectant wipes

Non-aerosol cleaning solvents

Dish soap

Paper towels and toilet paper

Laundry detergent, bleach and dryer sheets

Hand sanitizer and soap

Games:

Monopoly

Life

Jenga

Connect 4

Uno

Sorry



Recreation:

Air pumps

Basketballs

Playground balls

Jump ropes

Baby Items:

Diapers (all sizes)

Wipes