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Current Needs

Below are items we're currently seeking to support our programs and services for children, adults and families facing mental health challenges and developmental disabilities.

Donations for school:

  • Boxes of pencils (Ticonderoga preferred)
  • Pink Pearl Erasers
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Pocket Folders
  • Highlighters
  • Packages of college ruled note paper
  • Packages of wide ruled note paper
  • Glue Sticks
  • Calculators

Donations for Art from the Heart:

  • Colored Stained Glass
  • Linoleum for Printmaking
  • Block Printing Ink (water soluble)
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Fabric Paint
  • Drying Rack 
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mannequin
  • Antron Fleece
  • Half Inch Craft Foam Sheet
  • Block Printing Ink
  • Drying Rack

Donations for Port City:

  • A neon “Open” sign for the Port City Gallery
  • Volunteers, muses, musicians, artists, woodworkers, screen printers, and farmers
  • Fabric- all kinds
  • Yarn- natural fiber, non-dyed preferred
  • An ironing board that pulls down from the wall
  • Blank t-shirts
  • Garden tools
  • Computers
  • Musical instruments
  • Acrylic paint
  • House paint of all colors, primer, wood stains
  • Used paint brushes
  • Hand woodworking tools: hammers, hand saws, sharpening stones, clamps (C clamps, bar clamps, and quick release) all sizes
  • Electric woodworking tools: bench grinder, 12″ to 18″ planer, bench or stationary band-saw, electric hand drills, handsanders
  • Hard Wood, 1/4″ to 3/4″ AC grade plywood, or rough untreated cedar, Douglas-fir and other soft woods
  • Squares, speed squares, rulers, measuring tape
  • Sandpaper (60 grit to 320 grit)
  • Wood glue, screws, nails
  • Cooking utensils
  • Plates and silverware
  • Waffle irons
  • Soup bowls
  • Dish towels and aprons
  • Chairs
  • Games and cards
  • A letter press
  • Vinyl cutter
  • Welder
  • Jewelry making supplies
  • Clay 
  • Ceramic Glazes

Donations for Children's Developmental Health Services:

TOYS/BOOKS (please no stuffed/plush toys):

  • LEGOs (individual pieces & sets)
  • Dot to Dot & Activity Books
  • Fisher Price Animals, Cars, & People
  • Hand and Finger Puppets (with movable parts)
  • Hot Wheels Cars & Track
  • Maze-themed Books
  • Simple Origami Books
  • Weeble Wobbles
  • Whistles

 

CAUSE & EFFECT GAMES:

  • Ants in the Pants
  • Bubbly the Dolphin
  • Bunny Hop
  • Castle Logix
  • Crazy Chicken
  • Dino Meal
  • Don’t Wake Daddy
  • Elefun
  • Fish in a Barrel
  • Fruit Ninja
  • Guacamole
  • Head to Toes
  • Jolly Octopus
  • Loopin’ Louie
  • Penguins on Ice

 

ARTS & CRAFTS:

  • Cando Theraputty
  • Children’s Safety Sciccors
  • Colored Construction Paper
  • Dot Markers/Bingo Dobbers
  • Elmer’s Glue
  • Individual Cans of Play-Doh
  • Modeling Clay
  • Pencil Grips
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Stamps & Ink or Stamp Markers
  • Stickers for Children
  • Tactile Sand
  • Washable Markers
  • Watercolor Paints

 

SPORTS/EXERCISE:

  • Balance & Rocker Boards
  • Ball Pit Balls
  • Climbing Tunnels
  • Hippity Hop/Jumping Balls
  • Hula Hoops
  • Koosh Balls
  • Large Un-Inflated Inner Tubes
  • Low Balance Beam (6′ – 12′)
  • Playground Balls & Tactile Sensory Balls
  • Scooter Board
  • Sports Cones

 

FOOD & SUPPLIES:

  • Balloons
  • Bubbles
  • Corn starch
  • Individually Wrapped Double Bubble Gum
  • Individually Wrapped Dum-Dum Lollipops
  • Non-Spill Bubble Tumblers
  • Shaving Cream
  • Individual Snack Packs of Regular Applesauce
  • Individual Snack Packs of Chocolate or Vanilla Pudding

 

GIFT CERTIFICATES:

  • Amazon
  • Dollar Tree
  • Fred Meyer
  • IKEA
  • Learning Palace
  • Target
  • Toys ‘R Us

 

Donations that we always need: 

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Body wash
  • Shaving cream
  • Back Packs
  • Journals
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Notebook paper
  • Books- Chapter Books, Novels & Series.
  • Wash clothes
  • Towels
  • Twin sheets
  • Twin bedding sets
  • Mattress pads twin size
  • Waterproof mattress pads
  • Weight blankets - sensory stimulation for autistic people (patterns can be found on line)
  • Hair brushes
  • Combs
  • Socks
  • Phone cards
  • Rubber Four-Square Balls, Basketballs, Footballs, Soccer balls.
  • Water bottles
  • Radios with CD player
  • Arts & crafts supplies – crayons, markers, colored paper, construction paper, glue, scissors, scrapbooking items, and storage bins for arts & crafts
  • Gardening supplies 
If you would like to donate gently used or new items, please contact Meghan Anderson, Community Relations
Manager, at 503-262-0187 or MeghanA@AlbertinaKerr.org

We also appreciate donations to help purchase these much needed items.  Donate online now.